Updated: Jan 21, 2022
Songwriting allows us to communicate, to connect, to feel and to learn. Just as novel and essay writers often don’t know exactly what they’re going to say until they put their pen to paper, songs sometimes evolve in ways the songwriter least expects. They reveal what needs to be said at a given moment; sometimes, their emotion and impact even catch us by surprise. As songwriter Valerie June eloquently stated, “It’s like the song comes to me, and it’s the medicine I needed at that moment.” Stay tuned to learn more about how some of Laura's songs came to life.