Musician Sheryl Crow says she turned to meditation to confront fears of Donald Trump’s “apocalyptic” presidency.
In an interview with Rolling Stone published Monday, the 55-year-old singer-songwriter said a song from her latest album titled “Heartbeat Away” — in which a president launches nuclear weapons — was written before Trump received the Republican nomination. “My sleep has been disturbed. My insides are ridden with unease,” Crow told the outlet. “I wrote that song before Trump got the nomination –
it already felt apocalyptic that people were entertaining the idea of making a man like that the most powerful person in the world.”“Heartbeat Away” is a track on Crow’s latest studio album, Be Myself, which was released April 21. The lyrics of the song include references to the unnamed president’s possible connections to Russia, including a reference to Russia “blowing up the phone.” READ MORE