Influences: Bluegrass and roots music, Mainline church hymnody
I'm a pastor in the United Church of Christ, a denomination on the liberal side of things (not Church of Christ) and have been putting together bluegrass music and progressive theology to make songs that regular people can sing, both in terms of the tune and in terms of what it's saying.
I'm new to FAWM and coming in late, so I may be using this month to finish some songs that I've already made progress on, but haven't had a chance to buckle down and write up. Thanks for understanding!
|#1||These I Lay Down - new tune||
|#2||Faithful People, Trust the Process||
|#3||Send Your Spirit's Power||
|#4||Raise Your Hands to the Heavens||
|#5||When Jesus Walked the Wilderness||
|#6||My Quiet Song for You @musicsongwriter||
|#7||Tentative (with vocals) @moonraccoon||
Hi Amy 😀 I got your email, but the vocal track was not attached.
Hi Amy, thank you so much for collaborating with you. I love your vision for my music. Your reading and singing and beautiful and your lyrics are very poignant. I've sent you my message via Bandcamp.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
It's free to download now, you can chose MP3 or Wav, MP3 takes less space. They have good quality MP3 opportunity so you can go for MP3 if you prefer.
Hi Amy, I'll make my music free for download, please let me know when you downloaded it.
I don't have the chance to send you a message as it's not on your profile. Please feel free to message me via fawm or my bandcamp. I clicked on your bandcamp but the link seems to be broken for some reason. Looking forward to hearing from you.
Thanks for commenting on "There's a Hole in the Ground".
I know it not FAWM, but a really like the song "We'll All Stand Together". Really nice stuff.
I only suggested it because during FAWM, you have a world of inspiration at your fingertips. Listening to others art opens you up to moving yourself into a creative direction you never considered before, I have found it helpful as a songwriter, so I suggested it.
Thanks for reading "Let Me Pour for You" and commenting. I see you are writing some hymns. Many of my lyrics are faith-based, so I hope you like them.
Thanks so much @tamsnumber4 ! I'm not as worried about the actual writing part as much as figuring out the mechanics of the website. Like, is there a way to e-mail files to each other, or some kind of collaboration space? Anyway, thanks so much for taking the time - it's an interesting thought - commenting so people will listen. I already feel like there's a lot involved just with the writing part, before jumping into a whole new online community!
I hope you can get around the board and comment to bring folks in to listen to your songs. I highly suggest you reading the wonderful lyrics of the very talented @pambowen1 and I am sure on her page you will find others that are writing in a similar vein as yourself. As for your question on how to put lyrics to posted music on Nadia's song, she would send you the music and you can record over it. Best thing to do is to count it out by singing "La's" or numbers and then once you get how long lines would be, then you can write into it and record over her track, if you need mixing help, then you can ask for that in the FAWM Forums. Good Luck.
Hi Amy, thank you for listening to my piece and suggesting to create your lyrics to it. I think it works individually depending on a songwriter's preference. For me personally I usually listen to the music and find the words which in my mind go with the music. It will be lovely to collaborate. Please let me know if you would like me to add you.