Author Archives: daniellesings

In the Moment: A Ponderance

A dear friend and former student wrote tonight about the feeling of always wanting more–moments, chances, discoveries…Unrelated, and started writing my thoughts.  You can view this yearning feeling as a curse or a blessed excitement, and I try to embrace … Continue reading

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Somewhere Only We Know -Today Is All We Have

Love this song by Keane. So much meaning in a simple poem. Why do we make things so hard?  This day, right now, is all we have. It will be gone if we wait for everything and everyone to be … Continue reading

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New Year, New Chance? “THIS TIME”

http://www.DanielleBlanchard.com/ThisTime.mp3 It’s funny how I can take a lyrics and use it to explain my mood, philosophical point, and much more. Tonight I was again pondering my life and all of its extreme positives and pain as we all read … Continue reading

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In Any Key – Christmas Just Ain’t Christmas Without You

http://www.danielleblanchard.com/ChristmasAintChrtistmasWithoutYou.mp3 Around 2000, I was asked to do a cut for charity, and had an impossible deadline to meet.  I gave this song to Mike Strange (just before he started engineering for Eminem) and he laid down the backing tracks. … Continue reading

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It’s Coming on Christmas – A Cappella Bravery

It’s Coming on Christmas – A Cappella Bravery.

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It’s Coming on Christmas – A Cappella Bravery

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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…

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

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

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