By Dustin Fitzharris October 31 8: In November , the native New Yorker gave birth to her son, Dashiell. This year she celebrated her 15th anniversary with her partner, whom she has never identified, although many speculate it's her longtime manager, Gigi Gaston. As Out talked with the songstress about her upcoming album, Dream Street and Chance, and a musical she's written, it became apparent that the Hawkins of is much more reflective and free, but she still refuses to hold back and be silenced; especially when it comes to politics. She's withstood the damaged childhood courtesy of two alcoholic parents.
Lyrics This is far from your typical pop song. It finds Hawkins yearning to set someone free and become that person's lover. A careful listen reveals that this person is a woman, and likely one who is being abused or neglected by a man. Hawkins, who wrote the song, sings about freeing her mind and easing her pain, and she makes it clear that her intentions are erotic.
Sophie Ballantine Hawkins was born Nov. She is best known for her first big single, "Damn! Hawkins is now on tour after some extended downtime. She recently had a child and just completed her sixth studio album "Dreamstreet and Chance," set to release early next year.