A Drive Through the Counting Crows

What Music Speaks, part four

Tracy Lynne Oliver
Jul 17, 2019 · 6 min read
Illustrations by Louisa Bertman

TThe Counting Crows’ debut album August and Everything After was released on September 14, 1993, nine months and eleven days after I gave birth to my first child, a daughter; cone of head, tan of skin. One month after I moved from the Bay Area the only home I’d ever known to Los Angeles, a place I’d never known, with that same daughter in tow; head no longer…