I’ve just finished a two-week design project, and am quite pleased with the result even though I was quite nervous at the start. I told my younger sister, “I was worried that it would be a failure, that it would be bad.” And she said, “You’re an artist, Bé Béo [the nickname my family calls … READ MORE > “Dare To Suck”
Occasionally I get requests from friends to write songs about certain topics. Here’s the thing, dear friends:
I don’t write what people want me to write.
I don’t write what I want me to write, either.
I only write what moves me. And what that is, I never know until it happens.
In Song Two (On The Edge) – Version 2, there’s a part where my voice got hoarse, it’s when I sang “right on the edge” the third time in the song. Every time I Iisten to the song, my ears wait for it, counting: “I’m on the edge, ONE,… I’m on the … READ MORE > “Beautiful Imperfections”
People keep telling me that my songs are so sad. The other night a friend repeated that, and I got blazing mad!
I guess I just didn’t want to feel afraid of writing sad songs. I didn’t want to have to think – whenever I write or sing a new song – whether people are … READ MORE > ““But They Are All Sad Songs!””