Tag: music

song post: Nick Flora, “Catch Me Up To Speed”

I’ve enjoyed listening to Nick Flora’s latest EP, Conversation Hearts, and this song about falling in love in particular: Conversation Hearts by Nick FloraNick talked on the Future Conversation podcast about trying to write songs on this EP about the more-neglected...

/ May 30, 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: 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