This month’s deadline approached fast! I felt like targeting something that you might hear on radio Disney for fun. This is what came after about 6 hrs – most of which was spent on programming instead of lyric writing – ha!
Here is a country tune for May. It is a song born from life’s tensions, which seems fitting right now. So – for those who bust their butts and sometimes wish they could just take a break from responsibility every now and then – I give you “Away”.
This is a worship tune in production. What you are hearing here is what we call scratch tracks – it’s just a raw acoustic and a vocal. No fancy delays, reverbs, or pitch corrections! It’s like the backbone of a recording that everything else can be built off of – and it’s destiny is only to be used and then erased. Maybe you can imagine some sweet production elements that you might add?!? I hope you enjoy!
Here I’ve taken two verses from the hymn titled I Sing The Mighty Power of God, written by Isaac Watts in 1715, and I’ve added a chorus and a bridge section. It might seem like cheating to not do a completely original song – but give me a break – February is a short month!
The February tune is a congregational worship type of song. I worked on it with my guitarist buddy Kyle Wood. We only had about a day of tracking and mixing time, but it still feels good to get it captured. Here she is…