Monthly Archives: December 2012

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The Ecstacy and the Agony of Lyrics. Just part of my sharing on all things creative process. Enjoy and join in conversation if you have an offering.

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The Ecstacy and the Agony of Lyrics

Lyrics are like ecstacy and agony at the same time. Whether writing them or hearing them, they evoke. Maybe Facebook needs and “Evoke” button, because I’m not sure what the “Poke” button is supposed to be about LOL. I’m carrying … Continue reading

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It’s Coming on Christmas – A Cappella Bravery

http://danielleblanchard.com/River%20-%20A%20Cappella.mp3     circa 2011 A Cappella singing is a brave thing to do.  You can’t hide behind the acoustics and harmonics of an instrumental accompaniment.  To sing a cappella by yourself allows for a certain freedom, but is even … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in the Creative Process A/K/A Make Lemonade

LITTLE DRUMMER BOY Little Drummer Boy Rough Demo Circa 1993, Steve Adams and I were doing some creative sessions, and we decided to mess around with Christmas music.  He was noodling around with the little progression used as interlude between … Continue reading

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The Only Christmas Tree For Me – Original

The Only Christmas Tree for Me – Danielle Blanchard Original  Click Link for AUDIO I have never found writing songs to be an easy thing.  I have piles of lyrics with no melody and almost as many unfinished lyrics.  The times … Continue reading

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