The Heroes and Struggles That Inspire Cachet

CACHET means seal of approval or Mark of quality in the dictionary. I am determined to bring quality music to the public and always stay honest because I’m a realist so I feel like music should be based around those areas. I incorporate knowledge & quality in every song I write (hence my name Cachet) to help people not make the same mistakes that I have made or to achieve the same success I have achieved if at all possible.

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Sharon West For the Love of Songwriting

I always wanted to sing professionally but unsupportive relationships in my late teens meant that I lost a lot of confidence in my musical ability and shelved my singing dreams for a while. When I was 21, I was asked to audition for a band after a band member heard me singing karaoke on a night out. I got the job and went on to work with a number of bands on the cabaret circuit and then moved onto working with original bands in more recent years.

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Popichil’O Turning Poetry Into Music

I began writing poetry at a young age which eventually progressed into writing actual songs as a way to express myself creatively. It became a necessary outlet in order for me to understand and process certain thoughts and emotions I was feeling or going threw at any given time in my life. The good, bad and the ugly. It became therapeutic in a sense. Music allowed me to lose myself and find myself at the same time.

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Fiona Ross Her Upcoming Tour and New Album

I write on my own, just me, my piano, pencil and paper. Once songs are completed, I rehearse with my musicians to finalize the arrangements and put everything together – then it’s into the studio to record. I do tend to change things in the studio too though, and although I am always very clear on what I want to achieve and I am very open to changing things last minute – I think it’s a jazz thing!

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