The Kindness of Strangers (Origins)

“Hmm…this could be a song.”

That’s the first thought I have before I record something in my iPhone voice memo app.

It’s usually the moment I have a little snippet of lyric I like, and some guitar pattern I’ve been fiddling with.

What does it sound like?

It varies.

But for “The Kindness of Strangers” it sounded like this:

So that’s where it started.

Here’s where it ended:

As you can tell, a lot changed. The key. The tempo. The melody.

But you don’t get to the end if you don’t have a beginning. So make sure, whatever it is you’re doing creatively, just start. Get it down!