Alison 7


Farmington USA   Jan 2016  

Artist Bio

Influences:   Alison Krauss, Ingrid Michaelson, Brandi Carlile

This is my second year with FAWM and I am excited to be back. I originally thought I was going to focus on music for kids, but the muse just doesn't seem to have that in mind for me this time around.

So, look forward to a mix of acoustic folk, ukulele songs (both happy and sad), and hopefully a couple of songs for kids, and maybe even one with my kids!

Open to collabs!


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  • @odilongreen  2 days

    Running into a bear indeed can be scary or tragic -- it's that scariness I'm using it for -- but I think it adds a nice, if subtle, bit of an edge to your song as well. Kids' imaginations can indeed run towards the dark and scary sometimes; I don't think there's anything wrong with obliquely acknowledging that in your track.

    But of course, it's plainly a fully valid decision to focus solely on joy on happiness in Bright Sunny Day if that's your goal for this song, and, if so, you may indeed want to reconsider the bear a bit, as I think it does add a hint of darkness.

  • @odilongreen  2 days

    Just listened to (and commented on) Bright Sunny Day, and I couldn't help but grin at the bear line in particular, in part because, by pure coincidence, it happens to anticipate the next development in my own ongoing FAWM kids' narrative concept album. I guess bears and wandering kids is a time-honored staple. 😀

  • @nancyrost  3 days

    A kids' singalong - I love it!

  • @mrbilly23 4 days

    Hey, I saw your post about kids songs. Although I have stopped doing this as a full time gig. I did do this exclusively for 15 years. Did 29 CDs for children. Search Mr. Billy on CD Baby if you have any questions let me know. Also you might want to join it's a children's music network. Pretty cool, kinda super liberal (if that matters or not to you). Good luck!

  • @dragondreams  5 days

    You're welcome. But I'm blaming him if it sticks with me all day at work tomorrow! 😂

  • @stephenwordsmith 1 week

    Thank you for your comment. You raise a good point with regard to 'perfume'. As ever, I will wait to see how the scene evolves in the mind's eye of the future collaborateur.

  • @oneslowtyper 1 week

    I don't THINK I use google drive... but you can email me direct to work on the song -

  • @oneslowtyper 1 week

    Hi Alison, if you can wait a few days, I could continue with the lyrics. Work has me busy at the moment.

  • @kristi  3 weeks

    Hello Alison! Looking forward to hearing your songs!

  • @ericdistad  3 weeks

    Welcome back fellow Minnesotan! Have a great FAWM!

  • @vikkiflawith  3 weeks

    Nice to 'meet' you - have a wonderful FAWM!

  • @ginomakesmusic  3 weeks

    Thanks for the watch! Happy FAWM! 😀

  • @helene  3 weeks

    Hey! Happy FAWMing 😀

  • @igg  3 weeks

    Hi! Welcome back!