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Published:June 22nd, 2011 16:51 EST
SOP Battle of the Bands Featuring Alicia Keys with 'Typewriter'

SOP Battle of the Bands Featuring Alicia Keys with 'Typewriter'

By SOP newswire2

Author "that was the title I added to my name in 2005. It was such a unique moment for me to release my first book, Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics. I`d written in journals since I was a little girl and I still have books and books of journals. So many poems are written in them, and I felt it would be such a special experience to share them. It felt a little uncomfortable at first, and the concept of taking things directly out of my journal and sharing them with the world was a little scary. It was a whole other side of music for me "just without the singing.

I decided to release an unplugged album that year, which was so fly because the MTV series had been discontinued. My 2005 Unplugged special was the first in about three years. So we were able to bring it back and it was thrilling!

I always love performing live "there`s nothing like it "especially in such an intimate setting. So to bring this series back to life was so exciting for me. It felt like a homecoming in ways "seeing faces that were starting to be familiar and it was a celebration. It connected me with people differently by allowing us to be more playful and more stripped back.  Read More

 

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