Be the Lark

Be the Lark - Loss and Change I didn’t know when I wrote this song called “Be the Lark” that the losses and changes to which the song refers, would come in the particular form that they did. When I wrote the song, I was coming out of a time of deep sadness in which I...

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Songwriting Inspiration

The Mysterious Kernel There is a kernel of something unknown, deep within myself to which I turn for inspiration in my songwriting, so as to bring something better than I could ever do alone. In essence everything that I write by way of lyric or melody is given to me...

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Take Me to Church

THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS: Take Me to Church! Language is plastic. It occupies a shape in our minds, based on our understanding. That’s why there are certain turns of phrase that we don’t fully grasp until we stand under them, until we live them. I never knew what...

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