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Singles, Is It Tomorrow & Extra Steps, added to New and Independent Artists, Vol. 9 playlist in Spotify by Paul Harwood 

Today, I've been listening to the music of other new and/or independent music artists. 

Several of us have had songs added to a new playlist, “New and independent artists vol 9,” by playlist curator, Paul Harwood

He included two of my singles in the Spotify playlist:

Is It Tomorrow

Extra Steps (Donkey Christmas Song) 

Thank you for connecting indie artists Paul! 

Here's a partial list of artists who are represented by this playlist: Jay El Dee, Diego Annuitti, Mark Antares, Chuck W. Chapman, The Band Wanted, …

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Songwriter takes you behind the scenes of Extra Steps (Donkey Christmas Song) which releases on Dec. 8, 2023 

Songwriter and recording artist, Vickie Maris, based in Indiana, wrote Extra Steps (Donkey Christmas Song) when she was asked to provide music for an event at Christmas Eve.

While out in the barn doing the chores on her Connemara pony farm on a snowy day, she got inspired to write a song that would narrate how Joseph might have interacted with the donkey who provided a ride to Mary on the journey to Bethlehem. 

While it isn't known whether a donkey was a part of the scene or not, she used artistic license to…

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Three benefits to listening to music via songs in a playlist in Spotify 

As a musician, it always sparks joy to see that a listener in Spotify has added one (or more) of my songs to a playlist they are curating. It is helpful to other potential listeners as they seek music to collect for their own Spotify libraries and playlists.

Listening to music in a playlist is a great way to enjoy music without having to take additional action after initially clicking the play button!

Here are a few other perks to listening to music via a playlist in Spotify:

  • you can collect songs in a group…
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