In This Episode

Leslie Nuss is the thinking girl’s singer/songwriter who personifies the perfect balance of strength and femininity. After surviving a traumatic event, Leslie hit a turning point that’s reflected in her music, which floats between dream pop and pop rock. (If you like Amy Mann’s vibe, you’ll love Leslie!) Note: In this episode we discuss a random act of violence that may be disturbing or upsetting to some audience members. Thank you to Leslie for bravely sharing her story with us.

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Show Notes

In this episode, Leslie Nuss covers:

  • Why she took a 10+ year hiatus from songwriting/recording
  • How an innocent trip to the movies turned into a traumatic, life-changing turning point
  • An unexpected cover of “Eye of The Tiger” by Survivor
  • Making her own clothing and applying for the hit TV show Project Runway

Thank you to the Ritz-Carlton Chicago for hosting this episode at their architecturally captivating Water Tower Place location.


Host: Thea Wood
Production: Allyson Holley
Voiceover: Cathryn Wood

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Guest Links

Web site: LeslieNuss.com

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