It is the yearning to reveal a truth and the passionate need for expression." "Writing and singing songs is a communication to myself. I feel it's the most satisfying form of expression and the most effective response I have to this world. Along with that comes the constant search for the right musical environment to support, as a backdrop, the stories I want to tell. When you get the right combination of music and lyric, it can send shivers up your spine.
When that happens, it makes my whole being feel like it's expanding." "The emotions were high for me in each of the songs I wrote for Happy Hours and Heartaches. They range from fond childhood memories and wistful yearnings for connection and belonging, to bitter resolve of failed love, discontent with modern day society and finally the need for sitting still and reflecting." Her first album, Happy Hours and Heartaches, has featured on National Public Radio and the hit television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". In 2003 her song "Still Life" was included on the international version of the Buffy "Radio Sunnydale" soundtrack. Medina's music has also been included in "Ghost Whisperer" and "Las Vegas".
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