1. Little Women | Soundtrack from the movie.
I owe a lot to Jo March.
2. Mr Jones | Counting Crows
I want to be a lion
Everybody wants to pass as cats
We all want to be big big stars, but we got different reasons for that
3. Words | Shawn Colvin
I always liked this song just not the BeeGees singing it.
4. The Book of My Life | Sting
It's the book of my days, it's the book of my life
And it's cut like a fruit on the blade of a knife
5. There's a Story in Your Voice | Elvis Costello
6. Shadow Stabbing | Cake
Adjectives on the typewriter
He moves his words like a prize fighter
7. Paperback Writer | Paul McCartney (live)
It's a thousand pages, give or take a few;
I'll be writing more in a week or two.
I can make it longer if you like the style,
I can change it round and I wanna be a
8. Bedtime Story | Madonna
Today is the last day I'm using words
9. There She Goes, My Beautiful Life | Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Nabakov wrote on index cards, at a lectern, in his socks
St. John of the Cross did his best stuff imprisoned in a box
10. High Hopes | Graham BLVD
I have high hopes.
11. A Quiet Place | Garnet Mimms & the Enchanters
I can't get no sleep in this noisy street.
So every writer wants a clean, well-lighted place and quiet is also a lovely thing.
12. Baby I'm a Star | Prince
You can buy this mix on iMix (iTunes). Look for "Songs for Writers".