Music to Write By

I listen to music everyday, and often – frequently – listen to music while I write. Lately, this has been a good chunk of my writing soundtrack:

Collage of music album covers

Bjork – Greatest Hits
Some of my favorite Bjork songs are included in this compilation: “Joga,” “All is Full of Love,” “Army of Me,” and “Pagan Poetry.”

Jill Scott – Experience: Jill Scott 826+
I’m here for the second disc, where she sings on “Gotta Get Up (Another Day):” “I don’t want to go to work today/I’d rather stay home and play video games/I wanna chill.” Or maybe write and dream.

Santigold – Santigold
If “L.E.S. Artistes” and “Creator” don’t feel like writer/artist anthems…

Black Swan Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Sometimes, other people’s words are distracting. So I turn to Clint Mansell and the very wonderful, evocative score from the film Black Swan.

What music do you listen to while you write? Tell us in the comments or tweet us @bigworldwriting.

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