Larkin Poe is the best

Peach, by Larkin PoeMusic is an important part of my creative process.  Almost always when working on a book, I assemble a quasi-soundtrack which includes songs that either inspired scenes or characters, or exemplify elements I’ve already come up with.  There’s another entry talking about this (link), so I recommend checking that out if you want to see full examples of what I mean.

The artists who inspire my work on Camaro are many and varied, but there’s one band to which I return time and again: Larkin Poe (link).  You’ll forgive me if I plug them here, because I absolutely adore their work, including the fantastic covers they post frequently to YouTube.  There’s a version of “Black Betty” (link) — which they recorded in a shower stall — and is something you really need to hear.

My unofficial soundtrack for Walk Away (link) includes my single favorite Larkin Poe song, “Trouble in Mind” (link), and I absolutely recommend you listen to it, even if you listen to nothing else they’ve ever done.  You will be impressed, I guarantee.

Recently Larkin Poe went on tour with Bob Seger (link).  Unfortunately I was unable to make any one of those shows, which is going to be a regret I carry for a long while.

Be sure to get your copy of Make Them Sorry, the latest Camaro Espinoza thriller, available for purchase at your favorite bookseller on August 7th. (link)

Be sure to get your copy of Make Them Sorry, the latest Camaro Espinoza thriller, available for purchase at your favorite bookseller on August 7th. (link)Be sure to get your copy of Make Them Sorry, the latest Camaro Espinoza thriller, available for purchase at your favorite bookseller on August 7th. (link)SaveSave

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