“I find in writing songs that I’m often walking that thin line – I’m trying to make a personal,
individual experience universal,” muses singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Simmons.
From homebase on the coast of Italy’s beautiful Lake Garda, Simmons collaboratively leads two
different ensembles – Hippie Tendencies and NoteSpeak – with keyboardist, arranger, and
songwriter Marco Cremaschini, each deeply but differently informed by Simmons’ own struggles
Born in Colorado Springs (CO), Simmons survived several troubled adoptions and foster homes.
She found solace in singing and was featured soloist with the Boulder Youth Choir