“It’s not a love song, it’s a song that puts the spotlight on mental illness and how media and pop culture often romanticizes it.” — Jasmin Bade

New year needs a new book recommendation … so I asked singer/songwriter Jasmin Bade what she was currently reading. The fellow Harry Potter fan shared she is reading When she told me how Felton shared about mental health, it connected to our first feature (reposted below) for her song, “I’m Fine,” that she co-wrote with Spencer Jordan.


How did you start getting interested in music and songwriting?

What are your favorite Kasey Chambers songs? How would you say her music has influenced yours? What other artists have influenced your writing?


Where do you find the inspiration for songs?

Is there anything in particular that you’d like people to take away from listening to your music?

Can you share the backstory to your upcoming single “I’m Fine”?

I’m Fine

With whom would you sing your dream duet? Taylor Swift maybe?

I connected to you through Spencer Jordan — how did you first meet him?

What are your favorite music venues to play?

What’s the best advice you have ever been given?

Saw you love elephants too! Guess my love came from my mom receiving an elephant planter when I was born. Anyhow — your best op-shop find to date (an elephant by chance?)? Side note I had to look up op-shop 😉

Besides shopping, what do you like to do when you’re not performing?

A movie of your life is being filmed — who are the leads?

Five things you can’t live without?

If you were granted one wish, what would you ask for?

What’s ahead in 2019?

Jasmin Bade website