Most people know me as a singer songwriter, but the truth is I've always been a storyteller. (And no, I don't mean a liar, although I've been accused of that as well...) I remember when I was a little girl, I used to make up these long-winded tales. My Grandma Breaux would always laugh and put her hand over her eyes, "Bonnie where you getting all these STORIES?!" My family was the first to point out that I had a very active imagination...
When I grew up and became a songwriter, the stories shifted from my imagination to personal experience. Nearly all of my songs have been inspired by things that happened to me in real life, beautiful moments as well as heart-wrenching epiphanies, and because of that my music has always felt extremely personal. Over the last couple years, I got the idea to marry my songwriting and storytelling voices, to further explore where these songs have really come from, and to try to understand the how these forces of inspiration and imagination are both at work in my creative process.
I love this series because it is a way for me to connect with people on a deeper level and to share the true heart behind my art. I see it as a way for me to return to my love of storytelling and to begin exploring my interests in creative writing and filmmaking, and all you people who have always been fans of my music seemed like the perfect guinea pigs for this new endeavor! The best part of this series is that the whole project is being created in real-time. I am sharing my artistic process on a very personal level through a combination of visual, audio, and written story pieces, using narrated podcasts and never-before-heard worktapes to tell the behind-the-scenes story...which ultimately, is the real story.
Are you intrigued yet??
chapter 01 - "Let you lead"
Debuts April 7
Chapter 02 - "Blue eyes"
Debuts May 5
CHAPTER 03 - "CALLING ALL ANGELS"
Debuts June 9
Chapter 4 -"Tales From Sewanee"
Debuts July 7
Chapter 5 - "The making of an album"
Debuts August 11
Chapter 6 - "White Girl"
Debuts September 8
chapter 7 - "the man from nacogdoches"
Debuts October 26
Chapter 8 - "Trains"
Debuts November 11
Chapter 9 - "Nothin LIke THe Feeling Of Coming Home"
Debuts December 2
CHAPTER 10 - "AIN'T MY FIRST RODEO"
Debuts Jan 5
chapter 11 - "All My Favorite Memories"
Debuts February 9
Chapter 12 - "Looking For YOU"
Debuts March 1