Daily Discovery: SJ, “Let Me Be”

Written by September 28th, 2012 at 7:35 am

ARTIST: SJ

SONG: “Let Me Be”

BIRTHDATE: June 14

BIRTHPLACE: Cleveland, OH

AMBITIONS: Definitely not to rule the world.

TURN-OFFS: Pretentiousness (not to be confused with arrogance, which I don’t mind as long as it’s backed up).

TURN-ONS: That rare combination of pretty, smart, sweet and down-to-earth.

DREAM GIG: So, I start dreaming while I’m gigging, and everyone cheers “we love you so very, very, very much”.

TV ADDICTIONS: Breaking Bad, Leverage, The Colbert Report and The Daily Show.

CELEBRITY CRUSH: Hmmm….ok, Jessica Biel and Brandi Carlile.

DREAM VACATION: Doing what I love, every day, for the rest of my life.

5 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN: Set of lethal ninja hands (obviously); a pocket knife (because everything is so freaking hard to open these days); a smidgen of charm (so to get laid every now and again); a guitar (also so to get laid); and a cup (both literally and metaphorically – (if you haven’t been kicked yet, it’s coming, and more than once).

WORDS TO LIVE BY: “It’s all about the song.”

I WROTE THIS SONG: Going through a long breakup, started it in Miami and finished it in Puerto Rico.

Listen to “Let Me Be” and more music from SJ at American Songspace.

American Songspace and Martin Guitar are giving away a year-long, $20,000 publishing contract with HoriPro Entertainment Group. Visit here for details on how to enter your songs to become a “Professional Songwriter.”

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