I really found myself caught up in human trafficking this week. Let's hope we can simply reach out, take someone's hand, and make them feel better. Free draft of song "So Simple" Luke Hemmings Tedder's Interview with Human Trafficking Victim (Tedder, he's such a teddy bear) Lori Jean Finnila in the Kitchen
September 17, 2021
No, No, No
I do a cute rendition of a woman trying to fight having sex and remember the sways I learned at the Portuguese Holy Ghost Grounds in Lowell, MA as a little girl. Free draft of song "No, No, No." Verse My mind keeps coming Back to you Your words, your breath The way I watch you move Picturing you inside me All free music mastered and registered with BMI at lorijeanfinnila.com.
September 11, 2021
I hope that I can bring positivity to sexual and physical abuse while this pandemic is going on. This song is from some of my personal experiences as well as others. Free draft of song "Safer Than" More free music registered with BMI here. lorijeanfinnila.com
September 4, 2021
I bet those that hurt me never expected to see me so high. Free draft of song "Never Expected" Master Copy of "A Dream" coming out September 14, 2021 at Pandora, iHeartRadio, Tidal, Deezer, Apple, Spotify, and more. Free radio friendly tracks registered with BMI at lorijeanfinnila.com.
August 28, 2021
This is a song about feeling insane to everything going on around you. Free draft of song "I'm Mad" August draft "A Dream" More free songs registered with BMI under radio friendly links here. firstname.lastname@example.org "My Envisioned Mind"
August 21, 2021
Silhouette of My Angel
I found strength in the silhouette of my angel when fighting to stay alive being beaten, poisoned, and drugged from abuse. Free draft of song "Silhouette of My Angel" More free songs and a food blog where I learn to cook to heal here: Lori Jean Finnila.
August 14, 2021
This song is how twisted we get being in love. Gangland Undercover Lori Jean Finnila Free Draft of Song "Thinking Again"
August 3, 2021
For You To Blossom
This is for all the kids waiting for me along my journey to help them. Free Draft of song "For You To Blossom" by Lori Jean Finnila All free music registered with BMI here.
July 31, 2021
Paralyzed By This
This new song is about our first new feelings after intimacy. Free New Draft of song "A Dream" and "Paralyzed By This" More free music under 'radio friendly tracks' at lorijeanfinnila.com.
July 22, 2021
Music I Should Do Rather Than What I Want To Do
I think of where my heart is with music and get tangled up all the time. Free song "I Need You" by Lori Jean Finnila. "I Need You" streaming on the web.
July 16, 2021
I'm reflecting on my potential human trafficking victim experience. I worry about what I'm doing to contribute to help the world from this. Free song "Worried" by Lori Jean Finnila Sweet Sunday Sounds Valley 89.5 FM Australia EPK
July 10, 2021
Changes In Meanings To Songs
I found that the meaning to "Flying All Alone" means something very different to me today. Free "Flying All Alone" "Flying All Alone" streaming on the web. Banks Radio Australia Sweet Sunday Sounds 89.5 FM Australia All my Radio Friendly Tracks registered with BMI. Lori Jean Finnila Artist Radio at iHeartRadio Lori Jean Finnila Artist Radio at Pandora Radio
July 3, 2021
The Days of Just a Good Old Song Are Gone
Today people expect serious compositions and lyrical content. I'm proud of the content in "My Man" and I think I have a hot kick of rock n' roll in it. These lyrics are strongest of some pieces I've written. I've had a lot of training and watch a lot of movies and content on television growing up that has contributed to my writing and compositions. The 100 on Netflix Lori Jean in the Kitchen on Facebook Song "My Man" by Lori Jean Finnila streaming. Lori Jean Finnila Pandora Radio Station More free songs here: Radio Friendly Links Registered with BMI
June 26, 2021
Reflecting on Childhood Pain As An Adult
Following along in everyone else's path can be due to fright, pain, and confusion. Doing what's good for you is best. I know I had a hard time doing this for a long time. Free song "So Damned" Song "Am I Awake" streaming Martin Minor music loops lorijeanfinnila.com
June 18, 2021
I'll Stand Strong
I'm standing strong behind my role in this life and in this world. Song "I'll Stand Strong" at link below under 'radio friendly tracks. lorijeanfinnila.com
June 12, 2021
I express my compassion for another woman's pain in this new song "My Sister," relating my pain to hers. I think we're all sisters. Free draft of "My Sister" Verse Are you here my sister I don't know why But I'm feeling close to you I hope that's alright Chorus I heard the story today You may be hurting It hit me hard Though I don't even really know you lorijeanfinnila.com
June 5, 2021
They Lose Their Bodies
I was at a place this week that I could surrender to my life's loss and feel justified, yet when I started comfortably setting into it, it didn't feel right. Not only did I not want to be in that place, but I couldn't stop thinking about the ones still out there in the cold suffering physically. Draft of "They Lose Their Bodies" More Music, plays, and cooking with Lori here: Lori Jean Finnila.
May 29, 2021
Falling Too Soon After Making Love....Yikes?!
We open and give all and are so sure they are falling the same way too, or are they???? :((( Here I am at my best rocking n rolling again. 'Lori Jean' Finnila.' Draft of song "Falling Into You" All draft song permissions have been updated, sorry.
May 22, 2021
Sometimes dreams can be distracting as a coping mechanism. Let's physically take one step at a time to make them come true. Draft of song "A Dream" Bits of Lori's Screenplay "In The Wilderness On The Run" Image by Lars_Nissen from Pixabay
May 14, 2021
Love That Feels Like Death
The worst thing, place of loneliness at that time: feeling you can't communicate, you want the pain to go away. Falling in love sometimes brings a dark hole. The once happiness you had is gone. You can't reach back to that point. Draft of song "Feels Like Death" More at Lori Jean Finnila.
May 8, 2021
I wrote "He Walks Among Us" while homeless myself. While not on the street, I could still see the importance of each step and movement the man in this song made. Find Lori's Music, Plays, Books, and more: Lori Jean Finnila. Song "He Walks Among Us"
May 1, 2021
Importance of Nourishment: Before, During, and After Abuse
Where one out of three women are abused in their life, of those reported, there's a good chance we might have that happen in our life. Let's be prepared and have that sheet of armor around us. We can walk through with less long term injuries. Lori Jean Finnila "Am I Awake" song by Lori Jean Finnila with music loops by Martin Minor. All free published music here. Image by jiao tang from Pixabay.
April 24, 2021
Dreams in a House: The Women in My Life
This podcast is about all the women who came into my childhood house and made me happy. This is what gave me the confidence to be who I am today. Lori Jean Finnila Stream all her music published at Pandora, Spotify, and iHeartRadio for free. Draft of song Dreams in a House Image by Comfreak from Pixabay
April 16, 2021
How Far Would You Go?
How far would you go to thrive in life? Lori Jean Finnila Stream her music free at: Spotify, Pandora, and iHeartRadio with the latest release, "My Man," a song about an older woman with a younger man. Draft of song "This Time" by Lori Jean Finnila
April 9, 2021
Living In a Pretend World
I hope you're not living in a pretend world out of fear. Turning the fear around can help. Draft of song "Your World" Lori Jean Finnila Spotify Pandora iHeartRadio Photo Courtesy Bing Vector Images.
April 2, 2021
You're Worth It
On Women's History Month I want you to know 'You're Worth It!" Also, feeling desperate for purpose is perfectly normal, within me anyway. I feel I do it subconsciously still at least a few times a day, still.... even with all the tools I've learned. Awww.... how does this happen?????!!! Lori Jean Finnila Spotify Pandora iHeartRadio
March 25, 2021
It's okay to take intervals in your life no matter what age or time, time allowing. The simplest things in life bring happiness. Carrie Green: She Means Business YouTube Channel Lori Jean Finnila Spotify Pandora iHeartRadio
March 19, 2021
Personal Differences to Neurological Disorders
Please treat each person as an individual when it comes to their needs and not in the stereotypical manner. Please find these links to Carolyn Betts and Cathy Clark: carolynbetts.com and cathyclarkforstaterep.com. Also find Carolyn's book "A Special Kind of Normal" at Amazon. Lori Jean Finnila
March 13, 2021
Can't Use My Throat
Today I'm sharing an old recipe that I had recorded a while back because I can't use my throat right now. I also added my new release "My Odyssey" that just came out at the end.
March 6, 2021
Nutritional Seeds Keep Me Going with My Music
I know it sounds flaky, but seeds really do help give me clarity and energy this week. Nutrition is like a pill to me when I used to sit and cry with head pain from my injuries. A lot of new stuff coming out. Lori Jean Finnila Lori Jean Finnila Facebook Page
February 28, 2021
Songs to Have Sex To
This podcast is inspired by the 1975 remake of the song "Inside Your Mind" by The Struts. What captured me was the depth in beauty to a man so interested in what's in my mind. "The Best Place" written and sung by Lori Jean Finnila and composed by Sujavi Music "Begging For Your Mind" lyrics written by Lori Jean Finnila "I Need You" by Lori Jean Finnila "Inside Your Mind" by The Struts
February 20, 2021
Movement to Music: Trying to Heal
Celebration of healing as a woman. Practice of "Surviving Angel" by Lori Jean Finnila.
February 14, 2021
Creating Success in An Abusive Environment
I started out wanting to do a podcast on artist's legacies and it turned into this. Artist Website
February 4, 2021
God Brings This Moment
Today I'm talking about love because I think this is what we all need to hold onto now God Has All the Power
January 28, 2021
Changes in Color
I'm feeling much better now after a recourse with effects on my body. Also, I have faith with the changes in color. Perhaps I can put away some of my pain from losing my child in fear of this from this. Glass Coated Gold
January 22, 2021
How far do we go for justice?
January 16, 2021
We're all connected as angels shrouding our wings around one another in time of need. "Am I Awake" domestic violence song lorijeanfinnila.com
January 15, 2021
I think if you know a bit more about my life you'll know why it's hard for me to stay away from my personal life with my music. lorijeanfinnila.com
January 6, 2021
Humble and Personal
I'm so proud to be an American at such a hard time in our country and how everyone is pulling together. Jesus Christ's birthday was spent just as his this year. I've been lost but now I'm found. Please enjoy these tracks I've finished for the year. I've remastered some that will go out next year.
December 30, 2020
Desperate to Direct
It's so exciting seeing a woman's work in pictures and writing. Perhaps my life journey personally and this connection to others has made it more pertinent in my life. This song that is played at the end is contracted to Factory Fast Records in an album when I was with them when we once worked together, which is sadly missed. I Put On My Gloves Artist Website
November 16, 2020
The Single Mom
The best experience in my life! I highly recommend it if you are prepared. My son Jesse was the missing piece to the puzzle in my life. lorijeanfinnila.com
November 7, 2020
This past week I burned myself accidentally and I wrote a song about being impatient during sex. Hope you enjoy. Stay safe and stay blessed. lorijeanfinnila.com
October 31, 2020
Your Own Beautiful
I have my own personal hesitations at times as well to being my unique self. Also please enjoy listening to the clip of a song I'm working on of my personal sexual assault and possible attempted human trafficking story in "Till Then" talking about when my time comes to be with God. lorijeanfinnila.com
October 19, 2020
Turmeric and Autoimmune Diseases
I think aiding your digestion works to help your physical and emotional well-being. I've tried many alternative methods. Let me help you taking the time from this for you.
October 16, 2020
Not The Time For Revenge: God Is in Control
At a time with so much uncertainty, especially at a time where those we may have felt we've defeated, this is not the time to take revenge. God is the only one who takes control.
October 5, 2020
Music Theory is Personal
How someone responds to music is personal. This is going to reflect with creating music. "So Damned" (acoustic version) free ringtones Lori Jean Finnila
September 27, 2020
I was thought of as incomprehensible ever since a toddler because of my convulsions. I sit here today and cry from missing my mom and dad's funeral running from the hectic in my life. lorijeanfinnila.com Underwater at Soundcloud Underwater Lyrics
September 10, 2020
On a Linoleum Floor
Left on a linoleum floor there was no way to go but music. Fade Out and Away at Pandora Radio and Music Fade Out and Away Ringtone
September 8, 2020
The Good Wife
This song comes from a place looking to Jesus to obey. I came to a sense of reality where I knew love was stronger to conquer my thoughts. Lori Jean Finnila Pandora Radio Lori Jean Finnila on Spotify
August 27, 2020
I think we find sometimes in life that we've been running from something that has frightened us. Until we face it we won't have peace. "So Damned" Lori Jean Finnila
August 19, 2020
Human Trafficking and "Dying Burning Body"
I feel I've come to a time where I can connect my injuries to the attempt of human trafficking upon my life. Lori Jean Finnila
August 6, 2020
Songs of Peace
I feel I've found a warm place of giving in a project in my life right now. The album is titled "The Beast of Heaven." They are songs of pain that can be shared with empathy as well as connecting with support with each other. Thanks to Martin Minor for his music loops in a lot of the songs in this album. Lori Jean Finnila Minor 2 Go
August 4, 2020
Home Is In the Heart
I strive to obtain goals so I can reach my home in my heart. Yet I don't express this openly.
July 23, 2020
My steamy song of an older woman falling in love with a younger man and one step away from pain.
My steamy song of an older woman falling in love with a younger man. And a remake of "Am I Awake," taking one step away from pain and feeling freedom. Thanks again to multiplatinum composer Martin Minor and all the radio stations that play me. https://lorijeanfinnila.bandcamp.com.
July 20, 2020
In the Dark #grateful
I looked down at my boots and remembered being on the floor and away from it all at this moment. Lori Jean Finnila
July 9, 2020
July 3, 2020
July 3, 2020
New Videos on the songs I'm writing. And.... on Benadryl Again. NOT focusing. #toxins #pandemic #reflecting #lorijeanfinnila #God'splan
July 3, 2020
Getting My Throat Clear For Music
I've been working on moving up in the music business with my own style separating myself from the old 'Lori Jean' that was clashing against everything I was working on and about. I found myself through positive images that protect trauma from entering my head. Please enjoy the status of my intelligence. Beverley F. Searle James Bracy ( He lets me call him James.) Lori Jean Finnila
June 28, 2020
My Distant Self
This song came from being lost in myself not realizing something was happening with me, and then someone points it out to me, and looks at me the same way as everyone else anyway?! Lori Jean Finnila
January 16, 2020
Happy 2020! The most important things are discussed in this episode: I met another woman abused from domestic violence with head trauma, I'm making progress towards music that connects me to who I once was before abuse, and I'm staying with important goals to attain higher achievements with my music, as well as met many new wonderful artists and organizations that support me. Special thanks to Minor2Go music loops at looperman.com. Without him, especially when I'm fatigued from running from abuse and my injuries and condition from it, he is there for me where I can fall so lovely into his music and express my lyrics with my vocals. This takes the stress work out of making my songs. For the full song here to download and enjoy visit my SoundCloud. Much love! And thank you for supporting me and listening to me.
January 5, 2020
Trust what's been proven to you and makes you feel good.
December 30, 2019
Fear and Doubts
Writing during duress.
December 25, 2019
Smaller Crowds for Music
I'm finding I'm writing better and more connected with focusing on connecting with a smaller number of people. Special thanks to Minor2Go music loops at looperman.
December 23, 2019
Songs for My French Même
Working on songs for my French royal grandmother. She loved my grandfather so much. They were like kids when he would come home from the wars he served. Lori Jean Finnila
December 10, 2019
Domestic Violence in Music
I've noticed I feel lessened at times and have to fight it because of domestic violence. I use these words in my music.
November 18, 2019
Checking In and Working on Videos
Working on intro video for demo song "So Damned" and loving it! #lorijeanfinnila #song #video #release https://vimeo.com/373513663
November 16, 2019
Music and Healing
November 13, 2019
I've been told I'm having echo problems in my final tracks. Ugh...... Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels.
October 7, 2019
I think I'm finding my way to relate to others views when writing a song. Photo courtesy Pixabay at Pexels.
October 7, 2019
From Head Injuries to the Stage
Lori shares her experiences being an artist with image and shares her nutritional snacks, as well as reaching to the universe with lyrics. Photo by sergio souza from Pexels
September 27, 2019
Eating Bean Chips
I was out and about today trying on hats and thinking about fringe tonight as I munch on bean chips watching a boxing movie.
September 18, 2019
I use to ride in the most beautiful women of our town parade!
September 7, 2019
Full Draft of New Song Done
Elated the draft is done. Got confusing where I compose subconsciously.
September 2, 2019
I'm Writing a New Song "I Can Comfort Myself"
I remember the death inside of me when no one was around......
September 2, 2019