Contraband by Liz Davinci

The song “Contraband” was originally called “Emergency”. One of the songs originally planned for the EP “Contraband” stopped breathing about 85% of the way to being done and I needed to write a new one – an “emergency” song. At first I didn’t want to give up on the originally intended song and it was…

Harvest Time by Liz Davinci

‘The new music video for Harvest Time is released today and I’m excited to share it!  The premise of the song has to do with exploitation of the common man by capitalism. It’s a sad struggle.  It’s a hard struggle. But the “common man” plays his role often rather well in this struggle.  It is…

Black is the Color by Liz Davinci

“Black is the Color” is a folk song that is said to originate in Scotland.  I have always loved this song and wanted to do my own version of it. One day it hit me that the version I would create of this lovely song would be nostalgic, a bit intense – to explore the…

PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER: Liz Davinci

TELEVISION I haven’t been able to watch television for the past 4 years or so, which is exactly when I started writing pop songs…no coincidence.   It seems that TV stimulation somehow interferes with my ability to compose music.   But I used to watch TV – documentaries about the second world war, cooking shows…