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The scoop: Christopher posts new creations here—mostly music, but also the occasional original article, illustrated poem or music video—every month. (His new music tracks are also usually available everywhere across the Web, although you can usually download them here for free.) He’s been posting a series of new recordings from two albums that are in the works, as each track is finished. This month he’s posting the final track from his upcoming Earthsongs album, which will be available this summer. (You can listen to all the other Earthsongs tracks further down this page.) The second album project is an original 10-song Christmas suite; new tracks from that project are released every Christmas. Occasionally, he also releases stand-alone singles. Finally, he’s also releasing tracks from a forthcoming collection of early songs and recordings called The Basement Tapes. You can check that out below!
Please stop by every month to see and hear what’s new—and if you like what you find, please share it with your friends!
This month: The Final Earthsong: Different Eyes!
(Plus, a special request!)
I’ve been lucky to have traveled a lot over the course of my life, first as a young member of the American Boychoir, later as an adult. Different Eyes is a very personal song about how my travels have shaped my view of our planet and its people.
We’re now finalizing the audio for the Earthsongs CD and the art for the package. I hope to have physical discs available for sale by the beginning of July, and I’ll be marking the occasion with a number of festivities!
— First, I’ll be releasing a brand new music video of the song Halcyon Day!
— Second, I’ll be sending out signed copies of Earthsongs to everyone who contributed funding to help makes the Earthsongs album project happen.
— Third, to celebrate the album release I’ll be giving a free outdoor concert in Lemont, PA — part of the Concerts on the Village Green series — on the evening of Friday July 6 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.! I plan to sing fan favorites, tell some stories and (of course) sing songs from the new album! (You can find more info about the event at http://www.lemontvillage.org/concerts-on-the-village-green.) Bring a chair and some food and/or drink and join us! A splendid time is guaranteed for all!!
A SPECIAL REQUEST!!!
As you know, I’ve posted each Earthsong as I’ve completed it, and — for now — they’re all still posted here. Once the album officially become available, I’ll be taking them down and leaving just a couple as free samples of the album. That’s where you come in! I’d like to use the most popular songs from the Earthsongs collection as the free samples, so I’m asking all of you who have been listening to the Earthsongs to vote for your favorites! (If you haven’t been listening, now’s your chance!) To participate, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Earthsongs Favorites!” in the subject line, and let me know which songs you like the most. I’ll tally up the results and announce them when the CD is available in July!
I’ve got more surprises and new songs planned for the months ahead, so please drop by to see what’s new every month! In the meantime, enjoy Different Eyes, and don’t forget to send me your choices for the Earthsongs you like the most! Thanks!!
Songs from the Upcoming Earthsongs album!
Choose your favorites from the 12 songs below, plus this month’s release, Different Eyes!
You can hear and/or download each song by clicking on the cover picture. Thanks to all of the folks who made contributions to hep me fund the Earthsongs album…your generosity helped to make these recordings — and the CD that will be available soon — possible!
A New Song from The Basement Tapes!
(To hear all of the Basement Tapes recordings that have already been released, click on the cover image to the left!)
Click to hear the songs!
Music Video Update!
My two original music videos, Piece of the Puzzle and Children of the Sun continue to garner views! The older video, Piece of the Puzzle, has passed 2000 views, and Children of the Sun recently passed 500 views! If you’ve never seen them, please check them out!! (You can see them by clicking on the title images below!)
My new music video of the Earthsong Halcyon Day will be coming out this summer!
Click to read (or listen to) the poems!
Meanwhile, my book and CD set Help and Hope is still available and doing great!
My book Staying Off the Wheel of Misfortune is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, on Kindle, and as an audiobook at Amazon. (To hear a sample of the audiobook, click here: Wheel of Misfortune—Audio Book!) To learn more about the book and read samples, click on the drop-down menu About the Book at the top of this page. To check out the songs on the companion CD, Piece of the Puzzle: 12 Songs of Hope, click on the cover icon, above left, or check out the Free Downloads page on this website!
As always, my previous music releases are also available; click on the icons to the left!