Electrify My Soul: Songwriters And The Spiritual Source
Electrify My Soul: Songwriters and the Spiritual Source
What is creativity? Where does it come from? Whether it is defined as coming from God, the universe, or some collective font of eternal knowledge, most creative individuals acknowledge that at times their inspiration seems to emanate from a mysterious metaphysical source. Songs affect people's lives on a profound level, and songwriters are especially attuned to this. Author Dan Kimpel -- who has interviewed virtually every major songwriter in the history of American popular music -- has observed that many successful songwriters are often able to tap their spirituality for inspiration. In this collection of insightful and inspirational interviews with the world's top songwriters, we get an inside glimpse of how some of our favorite songs were created, and how songwriters often call on a higher power to help facilitate the creative process.
About the Author
Acknowledged as one of the American media's foremost authorities on popular music and songwriters, Dan Kimpel contributes to numerous interactive DVDs, magazines, web sites, podcasts, documentary films, videos, in flight airline audio programs, and new media. His notable interviews include conversations with Leonard Cohen, Holland-Dozier-Holland, Green Day, Metallica, Fergie, Elvis Costello, Jackson Browne,...