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Stoneface Honey / Press

“One’s art can sometimes provide a clear reflection of the artist who created it, but not always. For example, when Newberg High School graduate Angie Kopshy’s friends first listen to her music, they often think she must be battling deep depression — which couldn’t be farther from the truth. “When my first album came out (in 2008), there were some people who were worried about me,” Kopshy said with a laugh, adding that, “I’m a happy person with a beautiful life.” So why, then, are most of her songs — like “Run,” which centers on a battered woman who suffers from drug abuse, or “Love Me,” written from the perspective of a kidnapper — so dark and negative? And why did, according to her, listeners of her first album, “My Troubled World,” use words like “sad,” “heartbreaking” and “tragic” to describe it? To hear Kopshy explain it, writing sad songs is one of the reasons she is able to be so happy. After all, she isn’t just a musician, sh”