Song & Video of the Week: Summer

When I started working on "Summer" with Tracy, she added the ahhhs and some other key elements which really defined the song, so this is our first official "co-write."  We were playing this song and even made a demo of it before Tim joined the band, but now...

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Song of the Week: Summer Friend

There are a lot of people in this song--people I love.  Arranging the song with my band mates, who I also love, was incredibly satisfying.  Wayne and Tracy are singing in the beginning, we're all singing on the bridge (one of my favorite moments on the record), and the outro is also an all-sing.  Tim's solo feels righteous...

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Song of the Week: Whatcha Gonna Do

This song is the last one on the record and the last I wrote of this batch.  I wrote the basic tune and the lyrics, but it was very much a canvass for the band to fill in.  We played it many times without ever settling into a definite interpretation until...

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Song of the Week: Broken White Lines

I remember one night on the highway heading back to Atlanta from Nashville. The dark stretched out in all directions except for the bubble created by my moving headlights. It felt kind of hypnotic. This song captures something I haven't been able to capture before about that sensation.

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Song of the Week: Fair Weather

Hello friends!  This is the inaugural blog post for our Virginia Plane site and the first installment of "Song of the Week," wherein I muse about one of the nine original tunes on our new record. Don't let the back-to-school crush fool you - there are NINE weeks left in summer!

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