The title Create Your Own Mythologyis a clear signal that Kristin Diable means business. It carries weight, and she sings the songs aware that there are fundamental truths that need to be shared. Her voice doesn’t show a hint of strain, but Diable has a clear sense of purpose on the album.
Aimee Mann has been an independent artist since 1999. She walked away from a record deal with Geffen Records when the company told her they didn't hear a single in batch of songs she was working on for an upcoming album, this shortly after receiving Oscar and Grammy nominations for the song "Save Me" from the Magnolia soundtrack.