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Morning Glory: MISS BENNY

 
MISS BENNY is a singer/songwriter/performer. She currently fronts the band Cars Cash Baby. Her single “Beautiful Fall” for which she won a International songwriting award, has recently been released in Japan and will be on the upcoming CCB release.  Miss B started her career at the age of 5 with classical piano and voice, but grew up to play in punk projects and heavier bands in Vancouver.  She later co-wrote and performed with the band Cooldown- labeled as ‘Canada’s answer to the Bristol sound’.  Following Cooldown’s 2 critically acclaimed album & video releases,  Cars Cash Baby currently has 2 singles up on itunes with a full release due later this year.  To keep up with CCB news & tour dates click here. You’ll find them on Facebook, here.
 
 
WHAT TIME DO YOU WAKE UP?
6:30 or 7am…depends if it’s raining..
WHAT DO YOU HAVE FOR BREAKFAST?
I start out with H2O with 1/2 lemon, tbsp of pure Maple syrup, and cayenne…(don’t laugh the cayenne kind of has a caffeine kick for me)…then I move on to a fresh beet/carrot/apple/parsley juice….and I eventually graduate to a 1/2 papaya or a banana.  The self-flagellation begins shortly afterward…) If I know the day is going to be long, I’ll start out with a fresh fruit and berry smoothie.
ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES YOUR MOOD IN THE MORNING?
determination
WHAT GETS YOUR JUICES FLOWING?
Definitely the sun…i do well there, in the sun. (um it’s pouring right now;) An hour long Vinyasa yoga session fills my head with ideas too.  Also, I come up with the best beats/ melodies while on a good run.  My best song writing comes from running. And of course sitting at a cafe and people watching inspires me.

Published: June 24th, 2011

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2 Comments

  1. I have been so lucky to meet Benny in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. She is a gem. Love her voice and her personality. If you have the chance to see one of her performances don’t think twice!
    Ellen

  2. Lisa Giuri wrote:

    Her fresh fruit&berry smoothie is just delicious! She really is an artist in everything she does with a lot of dedication…from the smoothies to performing!
    – Lisa –