I’ve gotta be honest, even with all my talk of being an independent woman and loving the freedom that comes with doing things on my own, I’m a huge fan of collaboration of arts. I truly subscribe to the age-old saying that “two heads are better than one” in this regard.
On Monday I received a call from a lovely, talented and often thought-provoking friend of mine, Noah Needleman, who asked if he could use what I wrote in Put A Bird On It to accompany a song he’d written, to be placed on his website.
Honored, humbled and excited, I obviously said yes.
Check it out, it’s quite a lovely marriage of written word and melody.
[Also, strongly consider pouring yourself a drink (I don’t care if you read this before 9 am) and listening to the rest of his music while you’re at it — male, female, gay or straight, his voice will make you swoon, while his lyrics will make you feel known.]
Way Up In The SkyFly way up in the airWay up in the sky so highFly say from all your caresYou can fall so slow, softly in the dirtYou can fall like snow, melting to the earthI will watch you from belowWay up in the sky so high, so highI’ll follow as you goYou can drift down slow, softly to the earthYou can ease down so the ground won’t have to hurt…You can fall so slow, softly in the dirtYou can fall like snow, melting to the earthWay up in the sky…