- How old am I:
- Tint of my iris:
- Cold blue
- I prefer to drink:
When Rikka Zimmerman graced the cover of this very publication back in July ofbig things were predicted from the songstress of our fine coastal county. Armed with a stunning debut EP — Cowboy Nights — that not only showcased her obvious musical talents, but also her elegant sense of style, there seemed to be no question that the young singer-songwriter was headed for greatness. But that was almost three years ago.
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Is it difficult to constrain your ideas and stories to three minute songs? This was the first record that I was able to write from a personal standpoint, and Eric and Jenna were so involved because they were both there the entire time and were going through it too on a certain level. But this record was more Eric and Jenna and I working together as a band and coming up with ideas. Where do those tales typically come from? Throughout the years, Jurado has weaved his mournful fictional confessions into nine recordings, each successively expanding on the one before it.
What inspired such a unified approached? Is it difficult to constrain your ideas and stories to three-minute songs?
You can wake up in Philadelphia and the people talk different and then you head on to Virginia and it changes again. Elings Park Evening Reggae Series. Maximus Gallery Shows Gardening Catalogs. I think of a song like a blind date.
A date with destiny or just another day?
Your fictional songs are incredibly vivid and compelling. You really get to know them. What spawned that approach? I think the reason is that, in the past, with the other records, I would just go in and do my part and then let everybody do their own thing and that would be it.
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The songs came about because of the things I was going through on a personal level. No, not really. I was going through a divorce after being married for 13 years and it was a really hard time. And it helps shape the characters too. On Monday night, Club Mercy presents a performance by Jurado at the intimate Muddy Waters Cafe in what will surely prove to be much more than a musical blind date.
Another powerful aspect of your songwriting is location. Pianos on State Call for Proposals.
up here. Do you find poetry in extremes in cultural diversity here? It came full force during the writing process for the album. Your songs always have a very vivid setting.
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But a screenplay is more like a relationship. Remember Me. Add to Favorites. Username or Address.
So that was really weird. I have moved on.
Your most recent album, Caught in the Treesis probably your most collaborative undertaking to date. Wed Aug 11, pm.
Use this here to for your Independent subscription. Does touring inspire bouts of creativity, or is the experience simply about performing? I wrote it at the beginning of the tour and ended playing it that night, actually.
I have also been writing a screenplay, and I think that traveling and being away helps with that. Is it a sense of identity you are trying to create?
Please note this is to submit events or press releases. How are you finding the experience of writing a screenplay? Was writing from a personal standpoint a cathartic experience?