Given birth to and raised in Elmhurst, Benna, who was simply named after her maternal Maltese grandfather, was an just kid to her property dad and entertaining mom. These were regulars in community theatre and motivated their daughter to execute aswell. This designed playing piano and performing, and such actions allowed Benna to develop spiritually and psychologically. When her family members moved to close by Hartsdale as Benna was getting into junior high, a rude awaking would quit Benna in her daydreaming songs. Early adolescence is usually riddled with self-esteem problems because of cliques, and normally Benna experienced the good and the bad of being a teenager. To save lots of herself from dwelling on getting produced fun of on her behalf funky clothing, Benna immersed herself in artwork and performing lessons, golf, dance, and performing classes. Summers spent in Malta allowed Benna to build her music; she grew into her wispy, honeyed tone of voice and learned to try out electric guitar. The music from the Runaways, Emmylou Harris, the Roches, and Rickie Lee Jones transported Benna into university, where she created as a author of nonfiction, poetry, and prose. Short performing stints in London and Manhattan in addition to performing classes with Julie Bovasso linked her over for a brief period of time, nonetheless it would have a proceed to the East Community to eventually inspire Benna to create her songs towards the forefront. In the first ’90s, Sin-e was a favorite dwelling place for becoming more popular singer/songwriters, especially Jeff Buckley, Sarah McLachlan, and Paula Cole. Benna discovered Sin-e to be always a saving grace, a location where she could finally belong. She got more than enough courage to record a self-made demonstration with her pal Judson Wright as grunge got over mainstream radio; the lo-fi Tunnel Tracks marketed well at regional shows, departing CMJ as well as the Community Voice to compliment Benna and pressing her in to the indie underground. In 1996, Greetings from Interface Authority was released on Evil Teenager, recording Benna’s lush illustrations of her favorite New York. Travels across THE UNITED STATES followed in to the brand-new millennium. Benna’s brightest materials up to now, What’s Designed to Be, made an appearance in 2003.