Good News in the Badlands, vol.1 (MP3 album)
Spiritual Americana for today; old-time meets end-time.
12 MP3 Songs in this album (45:10) !
Related styles: SPIRITUAL: Country Gospel, COUNTRY: Americana
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Economics professor finds Jesus, quits job, and becomes a singer/songwriter. Or maybe He found me. That''s it in brief.
The somewhat longer version is that I never "decided" to take-up song writing. It just started and I grabbed on with both hands.
I could play a little guitar - (big guitars were beyond me), so there was little I could do with the songs. But then Tim Novoa and Eric Williams showed-up, liked the songs, and helped turn them into what''s now on the cd''s.
It took about eight years to write these songs, or maybe sixty-six years, depending on when you want to start the clock running.
We''ve tried to give each song its own unique musical touch.
There were a lot of them, so I have split them into three volumes. This is vol.1. I hope they speak to you as they do to me.
We''ve picked up a good pre-release review from novelist/screenwriter William Mickelberry. Here it is, in part:
"I guess you''ve heard this and realize how amazing it is. ...Eric''s arrangements are musical without being ornate... The lyrics and the phrasing are poetic, and I don''t always use that term about lyrics. Perfect voice - -who is this guy? I can''t believe the outflow of so many good songs. Everyone involved seems to be on the same page. There is a unified sound and feeling to the project. In sum, I was pretty knocked out by it all..."