Jann Arden Quotes
The first step to truly living a good and fearless life, is accepting responsibility for your actions. Accepting what part you had in any situation. Difficult, to say the least, but liberating.
I mean, even if I have an idea for a song, within 10 minutes I'm so far away from my original idea, thinking, "Damn!" and I think it's just about making choices. You have lots of ideas that go through your head, and I suppose it would be similar to journalism, like you have all these notes, and you're thinking to yourself, "how do I start this thing?" It's really magical, and very much like being an antenna of some kind, or a little satellite dish. You have all these wonderful energies I think that flow through the cosmos and if you sit long enough, and are patient enough, usually melody for sure will pop into my head, and then I'm off and running. So it starts with a chord, as simple as that. One chord will really set a tone for me, whether it's vibrations or what have you. But I don't read music, so I don't really understand the theoretical part of it very well. I try just to be open minded. If I'm struggling at all, I quit. Like, I'll put the guitar in the corner and I just, I won't work till I'm frustrated, I just don't do it.
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