Finding just the right song to suit each chapter on the Close To Home playlist hasn’t been easy. Some of the songs came to me as I was writing the first draft, others in the revision stage and the rest I’ve sat down and googled. This week the choice wasn’t hard.

By the time we reach Chapter 8 we’re right in the middle of the story. Charlie is facing dilemmas all-round, one of them being her relationship with estranged family members.

The mellow, poignant tone of The Scientist, the longing it captures for a relationship to be the way it was before, is perfect for this part of the narrative.

Hope you enjoy this clip featuring Chris Martin.

Have a great week.

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