Highlights from Tuesday, Jan 18, 2011
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
A BIG day for Brandon Heath: today was "release day" of his third CD, Leaving Eden. Since Brandon is like family, we knew our audience would want the scoop on the songs, so we played every song on Leaving Eden and let Brandon tell us about each song...
...Well, almost. Of course, Dave, Bill and Carmen had their OWN takes on the songs. They divided up their favorites and butchered shared throughts on the songs with Brandon:
LISTEN First, a little history, from the first time we heard of some new artist named "Brandon Heath" and how special he has become since then.
LISTEN Carmen and Bill had a little spat over who would talk with Brandon about the title track, "Leaving Eden"
WATCH See a live version of the hit song "Your Love" on Brandon's website.
LISTEN Dave talked with Brandon about his favorite line in "The Light in Me."
LISTEN Bill "dissected" his first favorite, the ballad "Only Water."
LISTEN You may have seen Brandon bust a move to this one: "Stolen"
LISTEN Dave and Carmen were there when Brandon recorded "The Young Life Song," or, as Brandon calls it, "Might Just Save Your Life."
LISTEN Brandon and Carmen are both Young Lifers and wanted to plug that great organization.
LISTEN Carmen calls it "Jesus Fast Asleep," but the real name is "It's Alright."
LISTEN For a lot of reasons, "It's No Good To Be Alone" is one of Carmen's favorites.
LISTEN "The Avatar Song." Really? (We're sorry Brandon; we're ruining this CD, aren't we?") Actually the song is called "Now More than Ever." And Dave thinks he knows what it REALLY means... hmmm.....
LISTEN So, did Brandon agree with Dave?????
LISTEN Bill's thrills are... different... like the descending scale and the pedal tone in "The One," a musical setting that really brings out the message of the song.
LISTEN It's kind of a long story, but you really need to hear why we call "As Long As I'm Here," the final song on Leaving Eden, "The Astronaut Song."