Once upon a time not all that long ago, Denver seemed like it was isolated from the rest of the world, with musicians making great music that, with a few notable exceptions, the rest of the world just wasn't privy to. (Granted, some of the more cynical among us still contend that's still the case.) These days, though, it almost seems like every other week that Denver artists are licensing thier songs for the big screen and the idiot box, from the countless tracksReed Foehl
has had placed, to all the acts that have had songs placed on MTV (the Trampolines, No Fair Fights, Saving Verona, Redline Defiance), to the ones placed on shows likeCSI (VAUX)
,Burn Notice (the Swayback)
, theGhost Whisperer
(Tim Hanauer) andOne Tree Hill
(Born in the Flood
, Christopher Jak, Tim Hanauer), to
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. Well, you can now add Jessica Sonner to the list. This Sunday night, if you tune intoBig Love
on HBO, you'll hear her song "Forget You." And Sonner's not the first songwriter from here to gain exposure on the series; last year, Angie Stevens had a track featured as well. Behold the soundtrack of our lives.