Jersey guy, Chris Arena is a prime example of perseverance and believing in something–especially believing in yourself. Maybe you don’t know his name…yet, but you’ve probably heard his voice and his songs laced into some of your favorite TV shows. Frustrated with the indie…
This #MusicMonday, I am featuring “Haley’s Letter”, an original song from DREAM CATCHERS. I wrote the lyrics with actor/musician/comedian James Manzello who also composed the music. James also performs the song, which is available on all online retailers for purchase and streaming under the fictional band name Tortured! I am so proud of how this song turned out and recently made a lyric video for people to enjoy!
Originally I added Anna Nalick’s “Breathe (2 AM)” to my writing playlist simply because it was easy to write to. As the “Dream Catchers Series” was being written, however, the lyrics to the song actually fit in parts for Jordan and Haley, especially in “Breaking The Moon”. The beauty of a good song – even if this one seems to be about a lover at fighting overseas, you can somehow relate to it – or in my case, relate characters to it!
Sandy Lo gives insight on songs she considers to be the “soundtrack” for her novels. Find out how Hunter Hayes' song “What You Gonna Do” fits “Take Me Home”.