This year, on my third trip to Cairo, I decided that I would climb the 203 steps to visit the Kings Chamber. I heard that it would be claustrophobic but I figured how much worse could it be that flying coach, or attending a concert at The Blue Note?
The variety of musical styles and performances on KJ’s new album are tied together by her singular personality and straight forward lyrics brimming with honesty.
Do you remember how you felt the very first time that you heard artists like Joan Armatrading, Joni Mitchell, Laura Nero, and Rickie Lee Jones, and how the music struck you with its sheer originality, in the complexity of songwriting, power and beauty of lyrics . . .
I have been waking up at all kinds of crazy hours after proclaiming that I never suffered from jet-lag. I’ve been getting into the Olympics loving the couch time after performing 19 shows in a ten days festival. I see it as my own personal Summer Olympics.