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Personalized Songs

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Personalized songs are here – just in time for the holidays!

Personalized Songs
Me, chatting about personalized songs on Twitter

But wait, you say – “Carla, I didn’t know you recorded personalized songs!”

Well, HA! – that makes two of us! I suppose that’s not entirely true, as I have written my share of personalized songs for the Songs of Love charity for children with chronic and terminal illnesses. But I had no idea that regular folks would be interested in having a personalized song written for them. Turns out that I was wrong.

Last week I was commissioned to write a song for a young girl’s Bat Mitzvah, and it came out beautifully. I hadn’t even met the young lady, and I even I moved to tears while writing this song. Her father had interviewed other members of the family to provide a comprehensive bio of what the girl of honor would like, and it was my job to put the sentiments into a song. The resulting song is titled “She Loves Her Family”, and I’ll be uploading a clip soon.

In addition to all of the information that was given to me, it was also requested that it be written to the tune of Taylor Swift’s tune “You Belong With Me”. It was a rush request, so I got it done in TWO DAYS! Her family had also commissioned a photo montage from a videographer, which was what the personalized song accompanied, and I can only imagine the laughter and tears that this presentation caused. It’s the kind of event that makes everyone feel all warm inside.

I consider it a great honor to write music for your special day, and I look forward to writing more personalized songs. So keep me in mind, as personalized songs can be commissioned for every occasion, such as:

* Wedding Anniversary
* Mother’s/Father’s Day
* Engagement
* Bar/Bat Mitzvah & Sweet Sixteen
* Baby’s First Lullaby
* Personalized Children’s Song
* Wedding
* Valentine’s Day
* Retirement
* Birthday
* Memorial
* Anything else you can think of!

If you’re interested in having a personalized song written, send an email via my contact form, and I’ll respond asap.

Happy Holidays!

Other personalized songs I’ve written:
Song of Love for Prince Ali

Song of Love for Brittany Ann Dawson

Brown Skin – India.Arie

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Brown Skin – India.Arie

How can you not love this sexy and empowering song?!


Brown Skin – India.Arie

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!