Articles in Category: Music in Recovery

Song: Change by Blind Melon, sung by Nico Hoon

on Tuesday, 15 May 2012.

Song: Change by Blind Melon, sung by Nico Hoon

This is a beautiful song about the need and power of change.  "When life is hard, you have to change."  We all know that.  Shannon Hoon, who originally sang this song, who was the lead singer of the band Blind Melon, was another one, lost to the disease of addiction.  This is actually his daughter, singing the song.  Nico was just a baby when her father died, and she is a voice that speaks volumes about the devastation of addiction.  But, she sounds beautiful here, singing...

Song: Dear Mama by Tupac

on Sunday, 13 May 2012.

Song: Dear Mama by Tupac

Dear Mama...one of the best songs, dedicated to Mom.  I love how Tupac mentions his mother's history with substance abuse, but yet he hails her for always doing the best she could.  Happy mother's Day, to all the mother's out there...the mothers who have struggled with addiction, and the mothers of the addicted, and all the mothers out there...it takes a huge commitment to be a mother.