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Old 06-06-2002, 01:14 AM
Robert J. Clawson Robert J. Clawson is offline
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A movie opening in theaters across America on Friday, "The Sum of All Fears," starring Ben Affleck as Tom Clancy's C.I.A. agent, Jack Ryan, marks Alicia Stallings' debut as a Hollywood lyricist. See "The Current Cinema" in THE NEW YORKER, June 3, which opens the review with "'The Sum of All Fears'" has a female chorus. It's that important a movie. The women's voices soar eloquently over Red Square...."

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Old 06-06-2002, 12:56 PM
nyctom nyctom is offline
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You know Alicia, a little singer you may have heard of frequently sings lyrics in Latin. Her name, I believe, is Onion or Enron. Something like that. Oh wait--Enya, that's it. I wonder if she is looking for a new lyricist. As your agent, we will do the usual 70% (for me)/30% (for you) split on all royalties. Whaddya say?


PS Congrats on the credit. Most impressive. My boyfriend just saw the movie. I will have to tell him all about your participation. How did this come about?
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Old 06-06-2002, 03:19 PM
moongem moongem is offline
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Yippee! How wonderful for you, Alicia!! Let's break out the champagne and toast your debut, and all the successes seen from members of this site, it must be quite a thrill, and a goal for the rest of us to work for!

I've always loved Jewel's lyrics, and her voice, that would be my dream, having Jewel sing lyrics from a poem I wrote! Her CD, "Spirit", is one of the best!

Happy life, Alicia!

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Old 06-06-2002, 04:43 PM
Michael P. McManus Michael P. McManus is offline
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I wonder how much of the gross profits she receives!! Congrats!!
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Old 06-06-2002, 05:52 PM
DianeDT DianeDT is offline
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Alicia, wow! I hadn't made plans for seeing the movie, but now I have to.
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Old 06-06-2002, 07:26 PM
Renate Renate is offline
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And the Oscar goes to............A.E. Stallings!
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