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Shifting from a career as a professional ballet dancer to a musician doesn't seem so far-fetched but when your musical influences can be as wide-ranging as fantasy writer Richard Adams and physicist Stephen Hawking you have to take note.  In an interview with NPR, Vanessa Carlton tells us, "I love the universal idea of chaos theory — that there are these little blips and these little moments where you can't really make sense of things," Carlton says. "And then, things start to dismantle in a way, and you're like, 'How does that happen?' Then they come together again, and it's beautiful again. ... I find that makes perfect sense to me now."

If you're interested in exploring her music, check out her 2004 CD, Harmonium available in our collection. If you'd like to download songs from her latest CD, Rabbits on the Run, be sure to logon to our new music download service--Freegal.