Why?

A song a day is cheaper than therapy. Please find my musings for 365 days in attempt to make one really good record.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Song 365

Hey Everyone,

I cannot believe i finished.
I need to thank a million people for letting me be a crazy person while i embarked on this project.

Friends and Family for putting up with being my inspiration.
Nova Scotia Tourism Culture and Heritage
Music Nova Scotia
CBC
CTV
CKDU
The Coast
Cool Planet
Mike Landry and the Telegraph Journal
The Impearl Theatre in Saint John and my second family there.
Coda Pop Studio
SoundMarket Studios
Everyone that has played with me over the last year : Robert Corrigan, Brad MacDougall, Mark MacDonald, Will Fisher, Kinley Dowling
Tumbleweed Entertainment (Ryan Patey)
Turbine, Pretty Things Boutique, and Argyle Fine Art for being incredibly strong female business minds that inspire my senses.
All of the fantastic venues I've gotten to play while promoting this little project that have become my home away from homes (regardless if they have pets).
My peers in the business who are constantly inspiring me and making me want to be better.
My Guitar Students and the youth at ROCK IT for letting me see your talent grow.
My roommates over the last year : Ben, Derrick, Sean, Kelly, Stuart, Stephen, Jacquelyn, Keith, Deidra, Jillian, Samantha, Mike, Ed, Steve, Andrew.
My cats for putting up with my absence while touring and commuting.
My parents Jim and Emma for being my absolute biggest fans and supporting my music and outlandish ideas.


It has been a crazy time... To recap the last year :

0 Husband
1 Surgery
2 months of bed rest
2 Concussions
2 Fractures : One Head, One foot
2 Apartments
3 Sprained toes
4 Jobs
5 Tours
6 lost capos.
7 Cats

So now what?

Time to rework these babies. Then its up to you guys to help me pick the tracks for the record.
Start sending your ideas to mary@marystewartmusic.com

Love you.

Mary


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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Song 361

This is song 361 I have 4 days left.
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Song 360

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This song was done as an art exchange with a friend of mine who is a visual artist. He is making some art for my toronto bedroom as its currently hanging out with bare walls. And I wrote him a song.

so I will explain.sometimes its easy to get lost inside of your work. Which I tend to do quite often. Its hard to put it aside and be in "the now". This creates a problem when trying to maintain relationships (in my experience) being able to seperate yourself and your life from your work which is such a major part of it. With that said, I know nothing about Gordies situation. I just liked the idea of talking about another art form instead of saying "i felt this way so i write a song about it"-literally, in the song...... .... and this is why i never really explain myself because i ramble and quite often it doesn't make sense.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Song 358

This song is for my family at home in New Glasgow. Mom and Dad, Lee and Tessa... PUFF, Honey, and Doobs.

As well as all of my friends and extended family that I am not able to see this thanksgiving.

I thought about showering before i did this. But then I am reminded to every holiday at my parents house when my mom will ask me "Mary aren't you going to shower.. or get dressed before dinner?" And generally the anwser is no. I like to not do anything on Holidays.

Today bumbalina and I have watched America's Next Top Model reruns and made coffee... Eventually I will walk to the beer store (not the one in vic park because its scary) and then go see some Pictou County friends for a thanksgiving dinner at their place. I have doubts that it will be as good as my dads Cornbread and brandy stuffing... But. It will be better than what bumbalina will be eating today.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone :)
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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Friday, October 8, 2010

song 356

snakes are in toronto

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Song 355

I only have 10 days left.

how??!!!

this is really dark. again, one take rule. I'm in my basement and i only have a couple lamps on... i didn't know it was going to be so dark.

Sorry <3

m
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Song 354

Today I walked to the grocery store and didn't fall.
And then I walked through a sketchy neighborhood to find wine after dark.

I didn't fall! But my roommate came to save me because even in my ninja turtles hoodie I still needed to be saved.

m

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Song 353

Hey Folks

I'm trying to post.. Yesterday after I posted I fell off a step ladder and sprained my foot, I'm trying not to do stuff at present... but i'm bored and home alone in toronto..

XO
m
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Monday, October 4, 2010

i didn't disapear.

Hey Everyone,

Sorry I've been MIA...
Sometimes when on the road its difficult to post the song a days...

However. Sometimes you are away from home and you end up with a concussion and a linear fracture in your face, and a black eye... That makes it harder to do things... And then sometimes the day after you fly back from NFLD, with a concussion and have to spend the rest of that day in the hospital. You and your cats are moving to toronto. ANd you haven't started packing yet.
So it will be an interesting and dizzy few hours before bumbalina and i board the plane and say good bye to this province that i love so much... So i'll probably be back at it with another good nights sleep. you can see my shiner! I look so hard!

I'm sure this will help my rap battle game.

XO
m

Saturday, October 2, 2010

song 352

still in nfld.

no matter how hard i try i can't figure out how to play a uke.
i don't know.

XO
m
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