mouse IT'S ALL ABOUT THE SONG JOHN HAWKES SONGWRITER

I somewhat masochistically enjoy the process of songwriting.  The challenge of telling a story, touching emotions in a few words and chords.  The sound of the lyric being at least as important as its meaning.  The words wrapping their arms around the melody, inseparable, on a short roller coaster ride to an unknown destination.

The songs are sometimes better than you thought but never as good as you’d hoped.  They tug at your heart and your brain until you declare them finished, yet they never really are.  Production can take them to different genres, they can be interpreted in many ways, but at least they exist where there was nothing before.  Maybe that’s what I enjoy most.

It’s all about the song.

SONGS

Just Drive (clip)

Lovers’ Lane (clip)

It’s A Long Way Down (clip)

Could It Be Love (clip)

Old Friends (clip)

Love Somebody (clip)

The Touch Of You (clip)

Whirlwind (clip)

All songs written by John Hawkes

VIDEOS

john@hawkesmusic.com © 2020 John Hawkes. All Rights Reserved.

mouse IT'S ALL ABOUT THE SONG JOHN HAWKES SONGWRITER

I somewhat masochistically enjoy the process of songwriting. The challenge of telling a story, touching emotions in a few words and chords. The sound of the lyric being at least as important as its meaning. The words wrapping their arms around the melody, inseparable, on a short roller coaster ride to an unknown destination.

The songs are sometimes better than you thought but never as good as you’d hoped. They tug at your heart and your brain until you declare them finished, yet they never really are. Production can take them to different genres, they can be interpreted in many ways, but at least they exist where there was nothing before. Maybe that’s what I enjoy most.

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SONG

SONGS

Just Drive (clip)

Old Friends (clip)

Lovers’ Lane (clip)

Love Somebody (clip)

It’s A Long Way Down (clip)

The Touch Of You (clip)

Could It Be Love (clip)

Whirlwind (clip)

All songs written by John Hawkes

VIDEOS

john@hawkesmusic.com © 2020 John Hawkes. All Rights Reserved.