Singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton is looking to make a comeback this summer with the release of her latest album, “Rabbits On The Run,” under her new label, Razor & Tie. The Pennsylvania native, who was previously unsure of whether she should resume her music career or take up acting, is going back to what made her famous nearly a decade ago. Since the young age of 2, Carlton has always had a strong love for music. Whether it was playing Disney theme songs the piano, or listening to classic rock bands such as Led Zeppelin or Pink Floyd, Carlton was always open to music.

While studying at Columbia University, Carlton signed with Interscope records. In 2002, she released her debut album “Be Not Nobody,” which was highlighted by the worldwide success of the hit single “A Thousand Miles.” The song peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and went on to garner Grammy nominations for “Record of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” and “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist.” She also released singles “Ordinary Day” and “Pretty Baby” that year. Carlton toured with popular rock groups such as The Goo-Goo Dolls and Third Eye Blind to help promote her album.

In 2004, she released her second album, Harmonium, which was produced by Stephen Jenkins of Third Eye Blind. After splitting with A&M records due to underachieving sales and disagreements, Carlton signed with Universal Republic in 2007 to release her third album, “Heroes & Thieves.” With the help of the hit singles “Nolita Fairytale” and “Hands on Me,” the album was met with generally positive reviews, and peaked at number forty-four on the Billboard 200 charts.

Lately, Carlton has made appearances on high profiled television shows such as NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Today Show, E!’s Chelsea Lately, and TBS’ Conan to help promote her upcoming album, Rabbits on the Run.

In our exclusive interview with the soulful pop star, Carlton discusses several topics such as the inspiration behind her song melodies, what influences her to continue her music career, the connections made between her latest album and the novel “Watership Down,” her favorite albums and much more!

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Q: Hi! Love the new album. Have you ever met anyone from South Africa, or ever visited the country? - LaurenJHenry

Q: Will your album be coming out in the UK? And will you being doing a tour here soon? - jimbobjonessnow4

Q: What environment do you find is the best for writing music? - SarahJaneClifton

Q: Some of your songs speak of independence and having the strength to just be yourself. Would you consider yourself a feminist? - ScottSims

In a way, yes. I think I define it in my own way. If you want to generalize, then yeah. I don’t like the label in general.

Q: Will you ever release some of your unreleased songs? Such as All is Well, Morning Sting, and Ameriteen. - Angelo

I don’t know. I gotta revisit those and figure that out. Maybe. Never say never.

Q: Will You Be Coming To Ohio Ever For A Concert? If So Around Cleveland? - SarahDurma

Q: Why did you push back your album release date? - twjerricas

Q: Do you like any type of metal music ? - The ninja one

Q: What is your favorite song from Heroes & Thieves? - twjerricas

Q: How do you feel about Iran and your fans here? Do your fans have any difference to you according to where they live? - MojanChegini

Q: Will you be releasing a Rabbits on the Run sheet music book? - moogs21

Q: How do you get the inspiration for your song melodies? Is it more of the process of experimenting at the piano or is it dependent on external influences? - LeonardC

You know, it’s just so difficult to articulate because it’s very special. I think in other art forms – if you’re drawing, it’s like why are you going to let your pen go there? Why do you want it to curve that way? Why do you want to shade it this way? You just want to. Sometimes melodies come when I’m at the piano because it’s all relative to what I’m piecing together with my fingers. Sometimes I just hear one note and my brain goes someplace else, weaving together. It’s a loom, like a melodic loom. That’s really difficult to articulate. I hope it doesn’t go away! I don’t think it’s going to; it’s been around for a while.

Q: Hey Vanessa, I'm a huge fan and love you so much! Out of your last three albums, which would you say is your favorite and why? - AnthonyGrayson

Q: Hi Vanessa, Were you happy with the level of promotion you received for 'Heroes & Thieves' from The Inc/Universal? And was that a factor in you eventually leaving The Inc & going indie with Razor & Tie? Thanks! Martin P.S Come play over here in England soon! - OffDaEndz

Q: When will you next be touring England? - GarryCoombs

I can’t imagine not. It would break my heart if I didn’t. I’m doing everything I possibly can to put something together so that it works, so that the model works. It would be weird for me not to go over there. This was created in England so I will be back.

Q: What is a Vanessa Carton show like? Do you cover any songs/ play any old songS? - RmLaf0rge

Q: Are you considering extending your tour to include European countries, particularly England? - amygriffiths18

Q: If you could travel to any country (that you've never visited before), which would it be? - LaurenJHenry

Q: Are you planning to come to Seattle anytime soon? - rahrahmaybe

Q: Will you be recording any more beautiful music videos like Carousel for your second single? - amygriffiths18

Q: What's your favourite cocktail? - amygriffiths18

Q: If you could say one thing to Jack Kerouac, what would it be? - LaurenJHenry

Q: Your music is amazing, you use a lot of metaphors in your lyrics and I become excited when you release a new album, because your song writing grows more and more. My question is, where do you get the inspiration from whilst writing lyrics? - ansleyk1221

With lyrics, I honestly spent so much time fleshing out and being so careful with these lyrics. Books and journals of poetry and stories—the most finely crafted approach I’ve ever had with lyrics. It’s really easy to just get, not lazy, but you fall into “well, I’ve been singing this way for so long, I should just to stay this way because it’s what I’m used to.” Or “this sounds good.” Sometimes you just go with something because it sounds good and that’s not the kind of record I wanted to make. Maybe the words synced well but if it’s not the most articulate or honest thing to say then don’t say it. I just wanted these lyrics to really be able to exist on their own, to be strong as their own element without the music Sometimes you peel the lyrics away from the music, it’s really weak writing. It’s a work in progress but I think I’ve gotten better over the years.

Q: What was it like being a teenager and what was your comfort to turn to? - HarmonyNeiman

Q: Do you miss dancing? Do you ever take classes? - rahrahmaybe

Q: Before Rabbits On The Run fortunately happened, you said that you were heading into making movie scores and soundtracks. What brought you to that decision and is that door closed? Do you have any plans of that in the future? :) - talieletoile

Q: What memory from your time spent in England will you remember most fondly? Was there anything in particular in Bath that spurred your creative process as a song writer? - jessicahlavacek

Q: I love that you are communicating more with us fans. Love that you have been sharing some of the behind the scenes stuff. Is it hard for you to share more with us? Do you feel more vulnerable? We LOVE it! So cool to be able to connect with you on different levels. Be cool if you followed us on twitter. There is so much love for you out there. We are here for you, sending love your way. xx - rahrahmaybe

Q: Will you come to México? Pleasee say yes!! - GabrielGarduo

Q: We know that aside from music you love calligraphy and drawing as well. Did you do the art on Rabbits On The Run? - talieletoile

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: Do you experience/suffer from "writer's block" ? - RoBinPradoVargas

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: If you weren't an artist, what would you like to be? - laliloum03

Q: Vanessa if you could describe RABBITS ON THE RUN in 3 words, which ones would you choose? Greetings from Guatemala City! :-) - MannyIllescas

Q: Another one - What happened to "Moneymaker"? You tweeted you were working on that song. Also - "Best Behavior" - PLEASE leak the studio version! - OffDaEndz

Q: At your Portland concert in November 2007, you said that "My Best" was kind of a continuation of the love story started in "A Thousand Miles." What was the outcome of that relationship? Are any of the songs on your new album about it? - DrewDakessian

Q: Do you still smoke weed? - OffDaEndz

Q: what is the most embarrassing moment you've had? - laliloum03

Q: What is your best memory? What would your ideal day consist of? Did you ever wear an outfit where a year or two later, you questioned what you were thinking? - EmilyDunbar

Q: what do you think about the current musical environment? - laliloum03

Q: We sure would love an EP or a B-Side record with awesome songs such as All Is Well, Morning Sting or Best Behaviour. Any chance of that? PS: You mentioned a while ago on Twitter a song called "Moneymaker" that was going to be on Rabbits, what happened to it? - talieletoile

Q: Do you still live in Nolita? - DanielaAguirre

Q: Your album Harmonium is one of my absolute favorite albums ever. I was wondering which song on it is your favorite and why. Thanks! - Paulinaf9

Q: For the new album did you write the music first or the lyrics, and did you have help with either or? P.S. You should let me take you on an ice cream date sometime if you're in town. It will be super cute. :) - AdamLentini1

Q: Hi Vanessa the line "There are people in this lifetime...incomplete." from Come Undone is a line I can relate to on such a personal level. I believe someone couldn't write that without experiencing something like that...what time in your life does that line represent? - NealTaylor

Q: Your music was there for me when I was going through the process of coming out to friends and family. Some of your songs really pulled me through, and it was you that brought me to the piano as a form of therapy. So first, I want to say thank you. Second, my question: what would you say to fans who are struggling to find themselves? - wscaves

Q: Hey vanessa, what would you say is your biggest inspiration in life and do you plan on making further albums in the near future anytime? thankyou. - AyahSalamaJama

Q: I am really, very excited to hear your album and I was wondering the reason why it was postponed until July. Is it possible that additional songs may be added to the album during this extra time? - CaitlinGregory

Q: Do you have plans of visiting a latin american country in the future? - Grunty7

Q: What inspired you to compose The Marching Line? What is it about? - talieletoile

Q: Vanessa is that white coat made out of Rabbits? - MannyIllescas

Q: What advices can you give to the people that are trying to build a music career? - MannyIllescas

Q: You mentioned in a previous interview that a children's choir was used for several of the album songs. Were you involved directly with the choir and how were they chosen? - jessicahlavacek

Q: Have you ever considered working with Regina Spektor, you two would dominate! - chainsawsarebadasslike

Q: I just love the aesthetic appeal of Rabbits on the Run thus far. What is your inspiration? - JonnyKidd

Q: What do you feel about mainstream music,would you like to be mainstream again, why yess or no - RafaelFernandez

Q: Have you ever rediscovered one of your songs and realized you completely changed your outlook on the situation? If so, any in particular? - KatieOConnor

Q: Is the fur you wear real or fake? You really dont seem like the type of person to wear real fur so i'm really really curious... - LeahRenee

Q: Will we ever get to hear the studio versions of songs like Morning Sting, All is well or Best Behaviour? - SaphireRafael

Q: Would you ever consider playing some of your old stuff at your shows? (And by old, I'm talking "Superhero" old). - OffDaEndz

Q: Hello amazing Vanessa, will you come to UAE,dubai?. We will be very happy to see you here - AhmedKamel

Q: My husband loves you and your music. He and a group of his friends first seen you a few years back at a small cafe in NYC. We will be at your performace on June 20th in the City once again, just him and I. Will you be singing previous songs such as A Thousand Miles or just upcoming ones from the new album? And if it isn't too much trouble could you give him a shoutout? His name is Shawn Greenfield. He would be thrilled!! And it would make for a very memorable Father's Day gift from me to him. Thank you so much! Can't wait for the new album and to see you on the 20th! - ToniLynnGreenfield

Q: Out of all of your songs, which is your favorite and why? - JimBell

Q: You have stated that you almost didn't do this record. Why is that? What will be the deciding factor if you do another record after Rabbits on the Run? - RichardOtter

I’m not in the headspace yet to consider post-“Rabbits.” I’m completely immersed in this rabbit hole. So that answers the second question. Regarding the first question, I basically had slowly been moving away from making the types of records I really wanted to be making. I don’t want to undermine the work I’ve done. There are elements of myself in everything I’ve done. But as a whole, in terms of a body of work, I would get to the finish line on the record — you just end up with something you didn’t plan for. Not that that can be a negative. Sometimes those natural unfoldings of something you didn’t expect are really important. I just lost the blueprint, it wasn’t clear to me anymore. That’s my fault, that muddiness. When you set out, it’s so clear that kind of record of you want to make, you end up with something else. And I just didn’t want to do it anymore. I was extremely frustrated as to why that kept happening. I am the common denominator in that so I had to figure out how to fix myself and change my process completely. I realized that the only way I could make another record was to fix that. It came to be that this record came out of complete necessity. I realized that the standard was so high, and I just wasn’t going to make another record unless it was kind of the fantasy record, the fantasy blueprint.

Q: Which comes first lyrics or melody and how long does it take to perfect a song? :) From your Biggest Irish Fan! - apike1993

With lyrics, I honestly spent so much time fleshing out and being so careful with these lyrics. Books and journals of poetry and stories — the most finely crafted approach I’ve ever had with lyrics. It’s really easy to just get, not lazy, but you fall into, “Well, I’ve been singing this way for so long, I should just to stay this way because it’s what I’m used to.” Or “this sounds good.” Sometimes you just go with something because it sounds good and that’s not the kind of record I wanted to make. Maybe the words synced well but if it’s not the most articulate or honest thing to say then don’t say it. I just wanted these lyrics to really be able to exist on their own, to be strong as their own element without the music. Sometimes you peel the lyrics away from the music, it’s really weak writing. It’s a work in progress but I think I’ve gotten better over the years.

Q: do you plan on coming to Pakistan? - KanzaMunir

Q: You mention that "Rabbits on the Run" was inspired by the novel "Watership Down." Which character from the novel would you say that you identify with the most and why? - MichaelCeken

I feel like Fiver and Hazel represent parts of the ego, they’re two sides of your self. They’re two ends of the spectrum, creating the whole. I think their relationship was supremely important to me and I see myself in both of them. I think we strive in the end to arrive where Hazel arrives, his moment of enlightenment. He would not have gotten there without Fiver’s nervous energy and antsy nature.

Q: You mention that "Rabbits on the run" was inspired by the novel Watership Down. Which rabbit character from the novel would you say that you identify with the most and why? - MichaelCeken

Q: Hi Vanessa :-) While you were in England, did you venture over to Ireland and any chance that you might play a gig in Dublin, would love to see you over here. Ray a Nessaholic from Dublin - RayJeawon

Q: Hi Vanessa Firstly thank you so much for all the music you have created and continue to do so. If you could cover one song what song would it be? Thanks Ray a Nessaholic from Dublin - RayJeawon

Q: A while ago you tweeted about a song called 'Moneymaker'. Why it didn't make the album? - BeatrizMontenegro

Q: What are you most proud of with the new album? - rahrahmaybe

Q: I really love your songs is it possible that we do a song together? (French fan);) In any case continues to dream us through your music. Love you!!! - MATYJOY3

Q: You said you wasn't sure if you was ever gonna do another record, but *thank god* you did. Will we (nessaholics) still have lots of albums to look forward? Or even maybe a compilation of unreleased songs? - BeatrizMontenegro

Q: Do you wanna come back ? - KelvinAlvesDoNascimento

Q: Plans to Brazilian Tour? - KelvinAlvesDoNascimento

Q: Plans to Brazilian Tour? - KelvinAlvesDoNascimento

Q: Does any album have a particular song you would record differently now since you have more independence as an artist? If so, what would you change? - noellebe

Q: Could you give some insight into the direct inspiration of one of your new songs? - noellebe

Q: Do you transcribe the music on piano for the other instruments in your songs, or are those collaborative efforts? - noellebe

Q: Would you like to do another cover song someday? - noellebe

Q: what is your favorite indie band? does it also influence your latest works? - ferrialpondrafi

Q: Vanessa, I'm so excited to see you at three shows on your upcoming tour! I was just wondering if you would ever do an album of some of your unreleased songs like All is Well and Best Behavior. - HilleryReederAlley

Q: Are you going to record another album? What are your plans for the future? - CharlesHernandez

Q: Are VIP tickets going to be sold for any of your concerts? - CharlesHernandez

Q: All I ask is to be able to get an answer from Ms Carlton. What is the worst thing that has ever happened to you while playing infront of an audience? - MannyIllescas

Q: When faced with a personal crisis—one in which you don't know whether or not you wish to pursue your passion—what do you suggest is the next step to take? - r3cklessy0uth

Q: vanessa, i know you are talented, pretty musician ever, so i'd like to asked you this question: "do you have a boyfriend? i am a musician too, yah a rock musician actually, can i be ur boyfriend?" - RyanFibrianaFauzan

Q: vanessa, i know you are talented, pretty musician ever, so i'd like to asked you this question: "do you have a boyfriend? i am a musician too, yah a rock musician actually, can i be ur boyfriend? maybe we could make a good music" - RyanFibrianaFauzan

Q: Do you know where your life will be headed after Rabbits on the Run? Will the album prompt you to create more music? Or are you at a point in your life where you are ready to settle down? - Sara

Q: You tweeted about making a song called "Moneymaker" a while ago. What happened to this song? Why is it not on Rabbits on the Run? Will we ever get to hear it? - AndrewWilliamMatthewKulp

I think we started weaving on a different loom when we started arranging that song. It actually led me to things that may be an electronic project that’s on the horizon for Steve Osborne and I. I’ve never said that before but I’ll just put it out there.

Q: Will Ari, Skye, and/or Patrick be touring with you? - SaraLRiccioBraren

Q: When will the official forums be relaunched on your website? - remember2smile

Q: at this point of your carrer, do you still getting nervous before a show? why? - PonchoPacheco

Q: Would you consider to record some of your unreleased songs in the near future? - XtianBenitez

Q: Would you consider to record some of your unreleased songs in the near future? - XtianBenitez

Q: Would you consider to record some of your unreleased songs in the near future? - XtianBenitez

Q: Have you ever though of re-recording A Thousand Miles with your own arrangement? - XtianBenitez

Q: Have you ever though of re-recording A Thousand Miles with your own arrangement? - XtianBenitez

Q: Have you ever though of re-recording A Thousand Miles with your own arrangement? - XtianBenitez

Q: Have you ever though of re-recording A Thousand Miles with your own arrangement? - XtianBenitez

Q: Have you ever though of re-recording A Thousand Miles with your own arrangement? - XtianBenitez

Q: How is relationship with Ari, Skye and Stevie like? - XtianBenitez

Q: How is relationship with Ari, Skye and Stevie like? - XtianBenitez

Q: How is relationship with Ari, Skye and Stevie like? - XtianBenitez

Q: How is relationship with Ari, Skye and Stevie like? - XtianBenitez

Q: How is relationship with Ari, Skye and Stevie like? - XtianBenitez

Q: How is relationship with Ari, Skye and Stevie like? - XtianBenitez

Q: Is Fair-Weather Friends for the person we think? - XtianBenitez

Q: Is Fair-Weather Friends for the person we think? - XtianBenitez

Q: Is Fair-Weather Friends for the person we think? - XtianBenitez

Q: Is Fair-Weather Friends for the person we think? - XtianBenitez

Q: Is Fair-Weather Friends for the person we think? - XtianBenitez

Q: Aside from Watership Down and A Brief History of Time, where did you draw your inspiration for this record? - XtianBenitez

Q: Aside from Watership Down and A Brief History of Time, where did you draw your inspiration for this record? - XtianBenitez

Q: Aside from Watership Down and A Brief History of Time, where did you draw your inspiration for this record? - XtianBenitez

Q: Aside from Watership Down and A Brief History of Time, where did you draw your inspiration for this record? - XtianBenitez

Q: Aside from Watership Down and A Brief History of Time, where did you draw your inspiration for this record? - XtianBenitez

Q: Are you going to have international tour? - XtianBenitez

Q: Are you going to have international tour? - XtianBenitez

Q: Are you going to have international tour? - XtianBenitez

Q: Are you going to have international tour? - XtianBenitez

Q: Are you going to have international tour? - XtianBenitez

Q: What song was that called "Moneymaker"? And will we ever listen to the studio version of exclusives like "Best Behaviour"? - VitorMendes

Q: Vanessa: What's your most favourite thing in the world? It doesn't matter if it's a word, a person, a store or a hairstyle (or even one of your songs!). Just what makes you smile most? - KatieTurriff

Q: When it comes to writing music, how do you measure your success? - TimothyDHeyer

Q: Will you ever come to Melbourne, Australia? What's your favourite food? - MelanieAquila

Q: In your song "Carousel", you ask if the "owl" is casting spells that we're under. What does the "owl" represent? Or are we just talking about owls and rabbits and woodland creatures here ;-)? - josephherbert

Q: I really hope she does score for a movie at some point. A broadway show would be cool as well. What ever happened to the *Chronicles of Narnia* stuff she was dabbling in? -How does she memorize all of the songs she has written, so that she can perform them live? Does she ever sneak a peak at a lead sheet? - vaderdawsn

Q: What are you most grateful for and what's the coolest thing to happen in the last week? Will you come tour Austin TX? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: What's your favorite food? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: What's your favorite junk food? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: Being 30, what is the best lesson you've learned in life? I know how deep you are when it comes to your principles. Maybe you can give the younger ones a piece of advice before they reach that age. Thanks V! - MachoosyMopera

Q: Why did the album get pushed back to July? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: What's your favorite brand of tea? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: What's your favorite season? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: Have you ever read the Phantom Tollbooth? Is there a book you'd like to write a score for? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: What is a good memory of when/where you wrote a song? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: What's your favorite thing to smell? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: Dear Vanessa I hope that THIS TIME You choose my question, I hope its gonna be THE ONE you will like the most and realize you dont really need MORE THAN THIS question. I hope you are in NOLITA FAIRYTALE walking Lord Victor in SPRING STREET. Everytime I listen to your music I feel like I am HOME, and I COME UNDONE to it. My partner left me a few months ago you know FOOLS LIKE ME love blindly but I put my HANDS ON my knees and I practice Yoga to make me feel better! I hope that if you read this it would put a little Smile on your face! My question is if you could choose 3 words to describe ROTR which ones would they be? :) Greetings from Guatemala City! - MannyIllescas

Q: What's your most cherished song on the new album? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: What idea, feeling, place most inspires you? - JonathanPoliakoff

Q: Hello Vannesa, im a fan of yours since 2003, my question is: with the album Rabbits On The Run, Do you still with your unique Pop-sound, or will you get a modern sound like electro or dance?. Thank You :) - JohnTravolta

Q: How has your background of classical music assisted you in your career, and do you still play any classical music? - KathrynStranex

Q: Vanessa, from where do you get the inspiration for your music? - RalphMeier

Q: Oh my god I just typed this whole thing to you but it deleted. Cutting to the chase I love you so much first off. I just wanted to tell you that I'm listening to Rabbits on the Run high right now, and...it's amazing. So my question is what is your inspiration for The Marching Line? LOVE YOUUUZZZZZ. - DeidreAlaineCorda

Q: Do you have plans on your unreleased songs that we fan have heard/unherad such as Moneymaker, All is Well, Best Behavior, maybe include them on B-sides or special release album? - SyafiqIsmail

Q: How did you manage to get through your writer's block? - MiguelAlonso

Q: What are the things (kind of therapies) you do when you depressed? - SyafiqIsmail

Q: Will you ever tour UK Again? I'm a fan from scotland living in London and would love to see you live. - scotinthecity

Q: I am KadapaRajesh from India. "How did ur parents encouraged u in music from your childhood onwards". what is your parents struggle behind your success? - Rajesh451

Q: what is the message you will give for your fans - Rajesh451

Q: Hey Vanessa, first I wanted to say how amazing you are and how much I love your music. I wanted ask if this time around you'll have an online merch store and if you will do any tour dates anywhere near Arkansas. Thank you for reading/answering, Todd :) - ToddMikol

Q: On tour you've always gone with acoustic performance, if given the chance to tour with a full band would you take the opportunity?? (When you performed in the Phillipines, I thought the full band was beautiful) - DarylValdivia

Q: What inspired you the most when you write 'Hear the Bells'? - VCarltonIndo

Q: Any future plans on doing Asian tour? - VCarltonIndo

Q: What song of Rabbits on the Run that took you so hard to finish it? - VCarltonIndo

Q: Is there an artist that you really want to do a collaboration with? - VCarltonIndo

Q: What song is your most favorite of all time? - VCarltonIndo

Q: How does it feel 'creating' your own dependent album? How do you personally feel on Rabbits on the Run? - VCarltonIndo

Q: 3 words to describe Rabbits on the Run? - VCarltonIndo

Q: Can you explain the concept of Carousel music video? Were you portraying the 'Rabbit' and 'Owl'? - VCarltonIndo

Q: Is there any special messages you want to say to all NessaHolics around the world? We love you - VCarltonIndo

Q: What's the thing you love the most about your fans? - Ghanooma

Q: I know a handful of books that inspire you, including Watership Down, A Brief History of Time, A Field Guide to Getting Lost, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Reading is one of my greatest passions, and as a huge admirer of yours I value your reading recommendations! What other books have really moved you? - AmandaTaugher

Q: Vanessa, you have many wonderful songs that never made it onto any of your records. Do you this us fans will ever get recorded versions of the rarities? - nessaholic

Q: What inspired you for writing The Marching Line? Is it the instrumental piece from the Green Makeover video? - zeevitor

Q: You have said in the past that you were unsure if you wanted to continue being a recording artist. Do you still feel this way? Will you continue making music after this album? Thanks! - nessaholic

Q: Are you going to release another single from Rabbits On The Run? - zeevitor

Q: If ”Rabbits on the run” was a movie, what kind of a movie would it be? - MichaelCeken

Q: How was it to work with producer Steve Osborne on "Rabbits on the run"? - MichaelCeken

Q: "Rabbits on the run" was recorded direct to tape. Will you continue to record your future albums analog? - MichaelCeken

Q: Hi Vanessa If you could live at any time in History, what era/time would it be and why? Tks for all your great music, any chance of playing a gig in Dublin(Ireland) :-) Ray ( Nessaholic from Dublin) - RayJeawon

Q: What activities fill your time when you're not recording/rehearsing/writing? - SaraLRiccioBraren

Q: Is it true that "Get Good" was written for Avril Lavigne? - AlexanderLaska

Q: What was your inspiration for "In The End?" What is the meaning behind this song, and why did you use the music from "Tall Tales for Spring?" - AlexanderLaska

Q: Will ROTR be your final album? Or do you plan on making more music? You said in your 4 elements video that you had planned on doing scores; would you do that instead? - KatieTurriff

Q: Hey Vanessa, what was your inspiration to have a more dreamy feel to this album? - AbieChabbott

Q: What inspired you to create Rabbits on the Run? - Onyx

Q: Hey Vanessa, I've always loved your music, and some of my favorite songs of yours have never been released on an album. Is there a chance that you would release EPs in between full length albums with songs such as Little Mary, All Is Well, Wonder, etc so fans could have studio versions? I guess I feel that your style of writing grows with you, and lyrically these songs don't seem to follow the path you're leading/growing with your music (with the exception of All Is Well), and I would LOVE to be able to own these songs. -Josh P.S. CAN'T WAIT to see you at Largo! I've literally been waiting YEARS. - JoshMcDonald

Q: Tell us something really inappropriate or awkward about yourself. - talieletoile

Q: What was the first song you wrote that made you realize you had talent? The first song that made you realize that you were born to write music. - rich86

Q: Why was the album pushed back to July 26th? Martin (England) - OffDaEndz

Q: Do you have any plans for a follow up single to "Carousel"? If so, which song? - OffDaEndz

Q: Vanessa, if you could, would you record & release an album containing old unrleased songs and demos? We would love it! Thanks! - Ghisy (from France) - Ghis

Q: Do you ever visit the NESSAholics forum? - amygriffiths18

Q: will you ever come to Switzerland? And when? Lg Alessandro - AleJeni

Q: What does the Rabbit and thw Owl mean to you? are you representing them in the Music Video for Carousel? - MannyIllescas

Q: Did you have fun recording 'Uncharted' by Sara? What was it like? - MannyIllescas

Q: IS there any possibility that another album may be produced after Rabbits on the Run? - MikeyReyesMendoza

Q: IS there any possibility that another album may be produced after Rabbits on the Run? -mikey - MikeyReyesMendoza

Q: Will you be coming to the UK for your autumn tour? A lot of people seek an answer to this question. - JessBromage

I can’t imagine not. It would break my heart if I didn’t. I’m doing everything I possibly can to put something together so that it works, so that the model works. It would be weird for me not to go over there. This was created in England so I will be back.

Q: Which of your albums is your favorite? - Erik Meers

This one because it is the most honest through and through. There are moments on each record that I like a lot. This one as a whole is a flushed out body of work. Through and through, it is the most honest thing I’ve ever done. Also, I got more healthy as a person because of it. It was a catalyst for a complete restoration for me. So it had a huge impact on me in that way.