February 11th, 2013 – Posted by Christen
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One of my favorite aspects of life: The beauty, compassion and character that emerges triumphantly from the depths of darkness.
March 25th, 2012 – Posted by Christen
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In between working on my own music for the new album, I’ve been studying the behavior of villains, researching the subconscious and the seductive mind, thinking about Dante and the seven deadly sins, and often listening to this song from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. These are dark, juicy days… all for sake of the […]