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Amanda McBroom, American Musician ( August 9, 1947 - )

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It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.~Amanda McBroom


Dance Heart Afraid

I was in 'Jacques Brel' Off-Broadway for many years, so I've always been a singing actress, but the songwriting was a complete surprise. I had never written a song in my life. We were on the road with 'Jacques Brel' doing the national tour, and I picked up a guitar one day and I wrote a song.~Amanda McBroom


Life Day Road

I just started writing for my own amusement and occasionally singing in little clubs around Los Angeles. Then I wrote 'The Rose,' and through a series of divine things that I had no control over and had no idea were going to happen, it got in the movie, and that changed everything.~Amanda McBroom


Rose Writing Singing

When I was first introduced to the music of Jacques Brel, I was totally floored. I had never heard anything as intelligent or sexy or angry as his music.~Amanda McBroom


Music Sexy Angry

I just believe that our most redeeming feature as a species is our capacity for love.~Amanda McBroom


Love Believe Most

I'm kind of a pop balladeer because I love the art of storytelling. I call myself 'HBO for the ears'; I sing little movies.~Amanda McBroom


Love Art Myself