Main influence acredited to the range of eclectic music soaked up, the work of Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, John Hiatt, Elvis Costello and Don Henley songwriters that shaped the sound of her childhood along with Donald Fagen and Walter Becker -Steely Dan, songs that have a timeless quality about them due to edgy songwriting, acerbic lyrics, musicality and innovation. Pop Americana and Pop~Americana crossover bands like Lady Antebellum. Maroon 5 for interesting treatment of pop melody. Etta James, Aretha Franklyn, Bonnie Raitt, Beyonce Knowles, Adele as singers. First great musical love; musical theatre, and the big sounds from the Disney classics.
… feels that many of these artists songs have a timeless quality about them. Another influence she feels very strongly is that of….