A couple of weeks ago, on Thanksgiving Sunday, Sonia and I were gathered around the table in my dining room with a handful of friends, celebrating Thanksgiving. Knowing nothing of the tragedy that had taken place, I hopped excitedly from my chair to the stereo and we shared this song with our loved ones. The conversation had turned to gratitude, and the experience of writing this song with Luke and Ian, and our other new friend Jake was one of the things we were thankful for this year. Listening now, I find it eerily haunting and painfully prophetic. Luke, you were worth so so very much in such a short lifetime, and you...
In the day and age of the Fitbit, we are counting steps.
Watching that number rise. #accomplishment #somethingicanpostabout #ameasureofmyworth
Today we had a super fun photoshoot and took another step toward having this album ready to release into the world. Just one step. One measly step. As I talk with people about the fact that we "recorded" in November, they ask when the album is coming out. They seem to be saying, "Cool, you're done! So it'll be out next week?" I recognize their unfamiliarity with the process; you do your tracking, and then you get to the mixing phase, and once that's all done, you send it off for m...
With shows, new gear, moving, vocal nodes, ups, downs, new songs and more shows, we have arrived.
"Where?" you ask?
At that place all bands hope to arrive at some point. The place where they've accumulated an album's worth of music they are proud of. The place where the only natural next step seems to be to share that music with their loyal supporters. The place where the hard work, the difficult decisions, and the creative adventuring all meet and a tangible product is born.
We are hitting the studio in three weeks time and we have never been more excited!!!