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The Sciences

A Girl To Watch

The IntersectionBy Sheril KirshenbaumOctober 23, 2007 4:56 PM

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Emmy Rossum's first album Inside Out drops today. You may remember her from Phantom of the Opera. And what, you may be wondering, does this possibly have to do with The Intersection? We live in a world where girls are hugely influenced everyday by media images of who and what we are expected to be. We're bombarded so many poor examples of pop icons to emulate making front page news. Therefore, it's worth pointing out a role model of substance. As a young woman trying to keep up while the world seems to be spinning so quickly around me, I relate to this particular song and video more than perhaps any other at the moment. Listen to the lyrics... Okay, I'm not falling apart, but according to Emmy, the song suggests that 'if you don't slow down you're going to miss all those little things in life.' And hey, even though Chris hasn't exactly gone Hollywood, he knew I'd keep an eye on music in pop culture when he brought on a former radio personality.

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