Category: Music


I’ve been pretty stoic this past week with what happened in Connecticut last Friday, however while watching this video the damn broke and I couldn’t stop crying. Ode to Joy is beautiful, and for some reason I find these kind of public performances the antithesis of what happened last week.

I was perusing Metafilter this morning and found this post about two talented French Canadian musicians, Antoine Dufour and Tommy Gauthier.

Dufour is an accomplished fingerstyle guitarist, and has placed in several North American championships, and Gauthier is a respected fiddler. The two of them have a lot of videos up, which can be found on Mr. Gauthier’s MySpace.

Here’s a demo in progress of one of the tracks I’m working on my upcoming album Opposite of Love. It’s called Crazy (For Your Love). Like all the songs on this album, it’s another one of my older songs that I’ve been playing for a while that I want to get recorded and done.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This one goes back to about 2002.

Total time on the track this far has been about 25-30 hours recording, editing and mixing. So far there’s 2 acoustic guitars, 2 main vocals + one background vox, 2 electrics + 1 solo track.

Lyrics:
I would do anything for you.
All you have to do is ask.
Why are we playing these games again?
I thought we’d left them in the past.
I need to know if there’s something on your mind.
I need to know if you want me to go or if you need more time.
I don’t know if you want me around.
I’m trying to listen, but you don’t talk now.

But I’m crazy for your love.
And I’m guilty of not showing you enough.
And I need your body like a drug.
And I’ll be right here waiting.

And you say there’s someone new.
He won’t last they never do.
And now this time I’ve got someone too,
but everyday I think of you.