Vanessa Carlton – A Thousand Miles Vanessa Carlton Vanessa Anne Carlton (born August 16, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She has released three studio albums— the platinum selling , “Rinse”, and “Harmonium”. [ Wikipedia ]
“A Thousand Miles” is Vanessa Carltons most popular song. It was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts for six weeks. Vanessa Carlton was 21 years old when she released this song. Before Vanessa Carlton recorded her album “Rinse”, she recorded a small demo tape of songs that she intended to sell at local clubs where she would sometimes play at. Vanessa Carlton has a great voice and sings very well live. Vanessa Carltons best friend inspired Vanessa Carlton to write this song. Vanessa Carlton was upset that her best friend moved away, and Vanessa Carlton thought of the words “a thousand miles”. Vanessa Carltons parents said that Vanessa Carlton wrote this song when she was 16 years old. Vanessa Carlot forgot about it until her friend had moved away. Then Vanessa Carlton remembered that Vanessa Carlton had written this song, Vanessa Carlton sat down and finished it up. Vanessa Carlton got signed to A&M records in 2000. Vanessa Carltons father suggested the name Vanessa Carlton. Vanessa Carltons mother liked Vanessa Ann better which was what Vanessa Carlton went with. This song is about how Vanessa Leonard (Melanie C of the Spice Girls) moved Vanessa Carlton to London. Vanessa Carlton went with her and was thinking about how far Vanessa Leonard had moved Vanessa Carlton. Melanie C took Vanessa Carlton to one side and told Vanessa Carlton that she would only be there for Vanessa Carlton as a friend.