Sounds Like Me

Sounds Like Me

My Life (so Far) in Song

Book - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
The five-time Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum music artist presents a series of confessional writings about the searches for growth, healing and self-acceptance behind some of her most popular songs.

& Taylor

The singer-songwriter presents a series of confessional writings about the searches for growth, healing, and self-acceptance behind some of her most popular songs.

Simon and Schuster
With refreshing candor, Sounds Like Me reveals Sara Bareilles, the artist—and the woman—on songwriting, soul searching, and what’s discovered along the way.

Sara Bareilles shares the joys and the struggles that come with creating great work, all while staying true to yourself. Imbued with humor and marked by Sara’s confessional writing style, this collection tells the inside story behind some of her most popular songs. Most recently known for her chart-topper “Brave,” Sara first broke through in 2007 with her multi-platinum single “Love Song.” She has released five albums that have sold 2.5 million copies and spawned several hits. More than a privileged view inside the experience of a remarkable musical talent—this is a moving tribute to the universal search for growth, healing, and self-acceptance.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476727776
Branch Call Number: Biography B237b
Characteristics: xv, 186 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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May 13, 2017

This book was raw and true exposing how such talent was developed along with detailing the hidden insecurities we all struggle to overcome. Sara is a talented songwriter showcasing the stories behind a few of her songs and the emotions that she strung together in tempo. If you love her music, this is a must read.

Jan 18, 2016

I loved this book of heartfelt and honest essays by Bareilles! Before reading this I enjoyed her music, but after reading it, I feel like I would be very happy to befriend her. Such an honest voice and a great role model for women, both young and old(er)!


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