Category: Song Posts

Wild Harbors, “Monument”

I’ve been following Wild Harbors for a while (they played in our living room in Baltimore back when we were still renters, so that’s at least 6 years ago now!) I just got their new record via Kickstarter, and it...

/ March 20, 2018

Sandra McCracken, “Songs From The Valley”

Sandra McCracken just released “Songs from the Valley”, an achingly beautiful EP full of what you might expect if you took the songs that she wrote in the last several years just didn’t quite fit in her last two records...

/ March 13, 2018

song post: “Fire and Dynamite”, Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors

“Fire and Dynamite” is the best pop-rock song released in the last ten years. Drew Holcomb has written a number of great songs over the years (check him out!), but this is the best and I’m glad I’ve gotten to...

/ March 6, 2018

song post: Emmylou Harris (Bob Dylan), “Every Grain of Sand”

I don’t have much to say about this song except that the last line always makes me think of Sister Veronika. That, and the fact that the original album version from Shot of Love has the wrong lyrics there (Dylan...

/ February 27, 2018

song post: Steve Taylor, “Cash Cow”

Steve Taylor is a legend in Christian music. (I highly commend to you two great podcasts, The Pivot & Cultivated where he tells his war stories about saving Sixpence None the Richer from an evil lawyer and directing Michael W....

/ February 20, 2018

Song Post: “Mary Consoles Eve”, Rain for Roots

I have written before about Rain For Roots’ album Waiting Songs, but I just have to recommend it again. [I was originally hoping to publish this during Advent but didn’t. It’s still a great year-round record.] Yes, it is technically categorized...

/ February 13, 2018

Andrew Osenga, “The Painted Desert”

This year, I’m hoping to keep this blog more active with short posts about stories and essays I’ve been reading, but I also want to share more music. I love writing and listening to music and there’s a lot of...

/ January 31, 2018