Over at the music-blog Global Texan Chronicles I’m writing about five albums that shaped my life and made a lasting impression. (Including Sinéad O’Connor’s ‘The Lion And The Cobra’.) Check it out here: 5 Albums That Shaped Music Blogger/Author Maria Haskins.

I tried to dig deep, and dig back in time for this list, so there are some old (and old-school) albums on this list. If you want to see more of my taste in music, I also write for two music blogs: