Music is a huge part of my life. So, it is no surprise that it is also a huge part of my novels.
I thought it would be fun while I am writing A Deadly Melody to post my chapter playlists, so it will give you a little glimpse into what songs are inspiring my novel, chapters, and even characters.
Today, I am sharing with you my playlist for Chapter 2 of A Deadly Melody.
From these songs, you can probably tell what is happening in chapter 2 of A Deadly Melody. You guessed it! A trip is in store for one of my characters.
The first song, Leaving on a Jet Plane, was a last minute addition. It isn’t my favorite song, but it is very relevant to this chapter. I mean, my character is leaving on a jet plane for the first time in over a year.
The other four songs on this chapter’s playlist: Home Sweet Home, Wagon Wheel, Small Town, and Celebrate Me Home might give you some idea of where my character is going.
I LOVE Darius Rucker, so I knew he would end up somewhere on this novel playlist. Wagon Wheel is such a great country song and a must have for this playlist, since a lot of my novel takes place in the South.
Celebrate Me Home by Kenny Loggins was the first song I added to this chapter’s playlist, and one of the very first songs I added to my novel playlist. It really is the perfect song for this chapter and even the entire novel. It can be played anywhere throughout the rest of the novel, since A Deadly Melody takes place in December and around the holidays.
“Home for the holidays,
I believe I’ve missed each and every face,
Come on and play my music,
Let’s turn on the love light in the place
It’s time I found myself,
Totally surrounded in your circles
Whoa, my friends
Please, celebrate me home,
Give me a number,
Please, celebrate me home
Play me one more song,
That I’ll always remember,
And I can recall,
Whenever I find myself too all alone,
I can sing me home.”
What’s Coming Up On The Next Playlist?
Chapter 3 brings a two-part playlist. Yep! It is a lot of songs for a big chapter!
Want To Hear The Entire Playlist?
Can’t wait to hear the entire novel playlist? You can check out all of my songs for A Deadly Melody on my elissakwrites Spotify playlist.
If you have Spotify, which you should because it is awesome, you can follow the playlist for updates when I add a new song or ten!
Or, you can find links to all of the playlists, here.