As readers, we cheat on books; the monogamous reader is a rare thing. Most of us have a stack on our nightstand or a queue in our e-reader, and we bounce back and forth. Some books are longer reads, taking months or even years. Other books are one night stands, captivating in the dim hours of night and leading to bitter regret as we wake to a cold, unforgiving alarm clock (and work day) in the morning. So the question is, what are you reading now?
Don’t look now, but here comes another “Song of the Week”.
And this week’s song is…
“We Found our Place” by Levi Fuller | inspired by Stephen King’s The Shining
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What a book to give inspiration! Stephen King is a “wordy” son of a gun, and he just gives the reader so much to grab. I think that Levi Fuller really found himself a place to launch into a wonderfully written tune.
First, his guitar line to start the tune really puts the listener in a pleasant place. It has that scrappy guitar sound that makes you think of playing by a fire pit, or at a sing-along with your friends. I often, but not always, prefer that sound to the super clean tone. The chords have that Major 3rd that puts that smile on your face. It also feels like the strumming pattern and grace notes are always tumbling away from us, so we just need to follow it wherever it may takes us. The descending line helps with that. Read more