She Keeps Me Warm


Mary Lambert, 24, was born in Seattle, WA. Lambert is a singer-songwriter.  She is also an award winning spoken-word artist. She published her debut book of poetry, 500 Tips for Fat Girls, in January of 2013. Lambert is known to be revealing in her poetry and music, often discussing her early childhood traumas, sexual abuse, body image, bipolar disorder, and her sexuality.  Lambert’s songs, often emotionally charged, have been considered a mix of Adele, Tori Amos and James Blake. Her shows are described as “safe spaces where crying is acceptable and even encouraged.” Lambert was sexually abused as a child, and has described herself as “ending up being a depressed eight-year-old”. Her family was expelled from the church when she was six, after her mother came out as a lesbian. Lambert taught herself how to play piano and write songs at age 6, as an escape from her traumatic and abusive household.

This song, her newest single, “She Keeps Me Warm”, has had over 2,000,000 views on Youtube since it was released.  You can find this tune on iTunes here and her EP titled Letters Don’t Talk here

And for some of her spoken word poetry, check out: I Know Girls


Bio Sources: Wiki & MaryLambertsings.com

Comments

  1. Thank you for the good music.

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  2. isn’t it amazing how someone who has suffered so much darkness can persevere to bring such beauty and light to the world? lovely.

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  3. I like this version. So much better than the one on the radio!

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  4. Oh, my. I had to click on another of her numbers when this one finished. Try “I Know Girls.”

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  5. Achingly beautiful, David, and what a story! Makes me think of Melody Gardot, another fabulous singer/songwriter who has triumphed over adversity of a different sort, Thought the Nigerian author Ben Okri nailed the essence of it with these words:

    “The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.”

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