A good piece of art is never really complete. Here, I reflect on the evolution of a song I wrote 3 years ago for my nephew Van and how its changes over time symbolize his growth.
Browsing: Custom Songs
A song for Cyrus Kal El Hopper. A very special baby with an amazing story that touched the lives of hundreds. May his soul rest in peace.
There are hundreds of ways to say sorry. One night, during our first year of marriage, my husband and I got into a huge fight that ended with a word you should never say to your spouse. (I won’t repeat it here.) Though I did say “I’m sorry” in the conventional way, I had to do something more, so I wrote him a song. It’s called “The Fight,” named after the incident that inspired it. Listen to it here.
Nick Zannis hired me to write a custom wedding song for his beautiful bride. Here’s the story behind “A Girl Named Laura”.
“Little u” was written for Van Tillman Utsey and given to him as a gift on his first birthday. A couple of years later, I made a full band version. Check it out!
Flawless was written for Cole Phillips Goodman — my nephew by marriage. It was set to a photo/video slideshow and given as a gift for his first birthday. Read the story behind the song and see the video here.
“This is gonna be legend… wait for it… dary.” A quote from my nephew’s favorite TV show, used as the basis for his custom graduation song, “Legendary.” Listen and see the photo/video slideshow here.
Rich Bovard hired me to write a custom song for his wife Shelia. It was set to a photo/video slideshow and given to her as a gift on Valentine’s Day. Read the story behind the song and see the video here.
“Little u” was written for Van Utsey and given to him as a gift for his first birthday. Read the story behind the song and see the original photo/video slideshow here.
“Labor and Grace” was written for John and Emily Causey and performed during the lighting of the unity candle at their wedding ceremony. Read the story behind the song and listen to it here.