“Writer’s believe they have something to say but are surprised as hell when anyone reads them.” I can’t recall where I read the quote above. And to be honest, that’s probably a butchered paraphrase. But the idea is solid. It’s a strange confidence when you know you write well; both the way you write (your […]
A song I wrote back in 2007 as my first marriage headed toward divorce. It reflects the lack of control I felt at the time. While sad, it is still one of my favorites.
Matthew Moran describes how he wrote Sunrise and Sedona.
Post 2 divorces, I was chatting with a friend who suggested we date. I explained that I don’t date. And then this short back-and-forth. She: “You should let your heart lead.” Me: “My heart’s a damned fool!” I immediately got the idea for a song.. and the following happened. * recorded with Audacity “We’re always playing […]
In 2009, I was at the tail end of the worst of 2 years of depression, anxiety, professional malaise, feelings of failure, and more. I had lost nearly everything I owned in what I refer to as, “The Flood of ’07!” As that fog was lifting and I began looking forward, I wrote the following […]
Here is a link to the latest newsletter. Below is a message I put in the newsletter. Below that is a new song I just introduced to the band.