Beth Nielsen Chapman

It’s like I’ll sit down and put my hands on the piano or the guitar, and then I’ll hear a sound or I’ll feel a chord that will resonate and then I’ll get something happening in my voice. My voice is like a car that I get into and drive but I don’t know where I’m going. And I record everything. And often, I sort of get into a state, a creative state that is, where I’m just feeling around melodically, and playing things off the top of my head. Then I go back and listen to it and for the first time, hear what I just did. It’s like Elvis has left the building while the thing is happening.

“It’s like I’ll sit down and put my hands on the piano or the guitar, and then I’ll hear a sound or I’ll feel a … Read More