Here are the songs that made the playlist. A lot of them set the tone for Esther's past relationship with her twin sister Aster. Some of the songs go directly with a scene in the book--try and see if you can figure out which!
Carry On by Fun.
When this song came out, it made me think of an acquaintance who had gone missing and was later found to have committed suicide. I could not fathom why she would make the choices she made and this song always made me think of her and that she could have found the strength to carry on. Her story was the inspiration for Aster.
Paradise by the Dashboard Lights by Meatloaf
Don't Mess Around with Jim by Jim Croce
Mad World by Alex Parks
Gravity by Sara Bareilles
Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles
Roar by Katy Perry
Hands by Jewel
Otherside by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Be Ok by Ingrid Michaelson
Say Something by A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera
Crazy by Gnarls Barkley
Breathe (2 am) by Anna Nalick
I Won't Give Up by Jason Mraz
Heart of Glass by Blondie
Broken by Jack Johnson
Tomorrow (Annie Soundtrack)
Break Stuff by Limp Bizkit
(Warning, this is the uncensored version with lots of bad language)
Won't Stop by One Republic
It's Alright by Big Head Todd and the Monsters
I hope you all enjoy this musical journey that accompanies Esther during her time in I'm Still Here. Guess what? This is only list one of two. Stay tuned for another play list coming soon!
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