i’ve been so hung up on the knitting lately, i’ve not touched the guitar in over 10 days. it’s been since i was in france 7 years ago that i went that long without playing the guitar.
but at the same time, i don’t want to play the guitar because i’m going through my periodic frustration about songwriting. i would LOVE to be a professional musician but i just write stupid music. and i don’t want to have other people solely write music for me. (in the vein of britney etc.) and while i really do like doing covers of pre-established music* i know that i can’t pay rent on that.
in good news, i usually move when i get frustrated, and i’m not moving anytime soon. is that growth?
grump grump grump
*a lot of people aren’t fans of doing covers because someone else already did them, i think that the beauty of the cover is that everyone brings something different to music, to painting, to sculpture and will have their own interpretations of it. it will be significant for its own reasons. there is no “right” interpretation. there’s the interpretation that the artist had behind it, but it will always mean something different to someone else.