Show #135 – Sophie B. Hawkins (1/10/12)


Sophie B. Hawkins first burst on the scene with the sensual hit “Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover,” from 1992. Her next album yielded another smash in “As I Lay Me Down” in ’95.  As she readies her first new full-length album in seven years – The Crossing – for release early 2012,  she’s got a song in the brand new hit movie, New Year’s Eve – “Life is a Bomb.” Icon Fetch talks to the native New Yorker about her struggles of trying to do things independently after years of being on a major label.  She also discusses  how her writing style has changed since becoming a mother, and reveals the interesting story behind “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover.”