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Custom Songs Van Utsey 4 years old

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.

Custom Songs

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.

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