I am a writer who loves music though and one who loves stories, the personal, histories, the little details and feelings that fill a space with memory so fast you can’t catch your breath.I’m going to talk about music but I’m going to talk about what it feels like and what it means to me. He thought she might be unreliable because she disappeared for a year after they first met; she was actually suffering from depression.They had similar backgrounds: complicated relationships with somewhat absent parents, careers as child actors that fizzled but also caused problems for them both (depression for Jenny, panic attacks for Blake).Finding each other at the right time, they were able to write and create together. And this thing we were creating together felt more special than anything we had done in the past professionally,” Jenny continues in the same interview.They started dating after forming Rilo Kiley; Blake was Jenny’s first boyfriend.There’s no consensus about where the name Rilo Kiley comes from.
We had this channel that only played music videos called The Box on in the background while we talked, half paying attention to what was going on.
“I was incredibly depressed, having grown up doing one thing and suddenly finding myself not interested in that.
I really had no idea what I was going to do with my life,” Jenny said in a 2007 interview.
This is where we look at , both written in this early period of Rilo Kiley.
Blake and Jenny are 22 when they start the band, they are in a relationship, they’re essentially starting second careers when most people start their first and dealing with relationships and experiences they didn’t really have time or space to have due to their childhoods. This is Jenny with short, shaggy, messy hair, in t-shirts and jeans, with a rounder face that hasn’t streamlined yet.