|Me (right) and a very good friend of mine, |
Caitlin, (we're still in touch!) on a "period" fancy
dress day during our high school graduation.
Obviously I chose the 80s :o)
Despite my parents rocking out their heavy, politically-minded 80's gothic rock, such as THIS, I obviously wanted to rebel. But rebelling against rock gods for parents meant becoming a "square". Yep.
I was into glittering pink and red sequined dresses and artists such as Martika and The Bangles and Bananarama and Technotronic and Cyndi Lauper and Alannah Miles and Paula Abdul and Madonna and Prince and Melissa Etheridge and Belinda Carlisle and and, breathe ... yep.
I still have a soft spot them too. My tummy goes all mushy when I hear them and I immediately think back to the days I'd block out my parents' music with my Walkman up loud sitting inside a little cubby house I'd make with kitchen chairs and sheets. (Yikes. That was a long sentence! :o)
Ah ... those were the days ...
What was the first album you ever bought?
PS: If you missed reading about the Amazon Chart Rush results you can do so by clicking HERE. Plus there is an update from this morning there too. I'm ranked even higher in the UK charts now, thanks to you all!!!
Amie McCracken ~ (Review) This lovely lady checked String Bridge for typos in its last stages of editing :o)
Amy Saia ~ (Review) Another fellow writer/musician who has inspired me in many ways!
Erica Spangler ~ (Review) Not a fan of literary fiction, so I'm so pleased about her response!
Katrina Lantz ~ (Interview) In which I talk about not being a mother.
Robyn Campbell ~ (Interview) I which I reveal my guilt reading pleasures.
"I was born and raised in South Florida. South Miami and the Keys."
Sheri Larsen ~ (Character Interview) The main character of my novel, Melody, is being interviewed here today. Check it out to see who first inspired her musically. This stuff is NOT in the book, but is a part of her backstory. :o)
String Bridge purchase links:
Amazon US ~ Amazon UK
Amazon UK ~ Amazon US ~ Barnes & Noble
iTunes ~ Amazon US ~ Amazon UK
To see a list of other online stores where you can purchase
Melody Hill: On the Other Side, please go to: AWAL