Daily Discovery: Annalise Emerick, “This Love Won’t Break Your Heart”

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ARTIST: Annalise Emerick

SONG:This Love Won’t Break Your Heart”

BIRTHDATE: December 11, 1987

BIRTHPLACE: Fort Worth, Texas

AMBITIONS: Never have a 9-5 job. Live in London. Build a ranch. Sing a lot. Write songs.

TURN-OFFS: Laziness, WWE, bad manners.

TURN-ONS: Workin’ man hands, ambition, making dinner.

DREAM GIG: Red Rocks.

TV ADDICTIONS: Survivor and Real World/Road Rules Challenges.

CELEBRITY CRUSH: Shia LeBeouf – since the Even Stevens era.

THE WORST JOB I’VE EVER HAD: Lifeguard at an unnamed Nashville YMCA.

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Brandi Carlile, Tom Hanks, Dixie Chicks (does that count as 3?), Ellen DeGeneres, and Ron Weasley

WORDS TO LIVE BY: Work hard for something you love and it will never feel like work.

I WROTE THIS SONG: over Skype. I got the idea while driving home from work one night so I went straight to my guitar and figured out the chords to “Auld Lang Syne.” Then everything just started coming out. I called John Flanagan (who lives in LA) and we hashed out the rest over a couple Skype dates.


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