Music To Write By

Writing Music

I have a writing playlist and recently expanded it on my iPod Touch (57 songs). It is very eclectic. None of the songs are ones I want to stop and listen to the words (like Pink’s Glitter in the Air) or force me to stop and sing along (like Sweet Honey In the Rock’s Would You Harbor Me). It has Bonnie Raitt, Pink Floyd, Sheryl Crow, Pink, Paul Simon, Barbara Streisand, Billy Joel, ZZ Top, Reba McEntire, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Eric Clapton, and Tracy Chapman. I’m not finished putting it together yet. I didn’t put any Jeff Healey in there but, like Clapton, I have to be careful which ones I use or I find myself doing the air guitar thing.

Does anyone else listen to music while writing?