Posts Tagged ‘Stories Behind Songs’

Jason Gray Opens Up: How Can I Survive the Pain of Divorce?

Jason Gray joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share how he’s healing after a divorce and the stories behind his album, “Where The Light Gets In.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Making the decision to divorce is one of the most difficult decisions you may face, and one that no one expects to have to make.  The process is overwhelming, emotional, and filled with so many unknowns.  Whether you… … Continue reading

Steven Curtis Chapman Wants To Be In This Gospel Group?

Steven Curtis Chapman joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his latest album, “Worship and Believe.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Steven admits that he knows every word to every Imperials song and would love to start an Imperials Cover Band. He even sang along with Warren Barfield and the guys in Third Day recently on their tour bus. ….and sometimes @thewarrenbarfield joins in the… … Continue reading

Chad From Unspoken Shares What To Do When A Loved One Is Battling Addiction

Chad, Mike, Jon, Ariel, and Don from Unspoken join me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories from their brand new album, “Follow Through: Deluxe Edition.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Before Unspoken, Chad (frontman) struggled with a drug and alcohol addiction. From his experiences, he shares what we can do to help loved ones battling addiction. I can say all the right things but my big thing is… … Continue reading

See The Amazing Places Where Hillsong UNITED Recorded Their New Album

Joel Houston and Taya Smith from Hillsong UNITED share the stories behind their new album, “Of Dirt and Grace (Live From The Land),” on the More Than The Music Podcast. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed   “Touch The Sky” was recorded at the lowest point on Earth, near the Dead Sea (-424m), and on Mt. Arbel… giving a new perspective to the song.   … Continue reading

Hear The Incredible Message Jordan Feliz Sings To His Daughter In This Song

Jordan Feliz joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories from his debut album, “The River.”        Jordan shares the message he wrote in this song for his daughter before she was even born. It was a song that was specifically written for my daughter… I just kept thinking about… She was going to grow up in this world that was going to tell her stuff like she’s not… … Continue reading

See Who Makes Mac Powell From Third Day Act Like A Fan Girl

Mac Powell from Third Day joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Lead Us Back: Songs of Worship (Deluxe Edition).” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Mac and the guys in Third Day have met their fair share of excited fans but Mac turns into the ultimate “can I get selfie” fan when he gets on the field at an Alabama football game. I’ve… … Continue reading

Why Is Everyone Running In This New NEEDTOBREATHE Video?

Bear, Bo, Seth, and Josh from NEEDTOBREATHE join me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their brand new album, “Hard Love.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed So why is everyone running in their new music video for “Happiness”? It’s about what you’re pursuing and are you pursuing it for the right reasons… We go on the road a lot. We have to leave our families. It’s… … Continue reading

This Fun New Switchfoot Song Was Inspired By A Horrific Email

Jon Foreman from Switchfoot joins me on the “More Than The Music Podcast” to share the powerful and emotional stories behind their brand new album, “Where The Light Shines Through.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed One of the most fun songs on the new album is “Float” but Jon shares how it was inspired by an email that was very difficult to read. The song was actually inspired by my friend in Iraq… … Continue reading

Natalie Grant’s 30 Second Family Dance Parties Will Brighten Your Day

Natalie Grant joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the incredible stories from “Be One.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Natalie tells how her family’s random 30 second dance parties help them in stressful situations. “I just challenge anyone who’s having a bad day, a stressful day, a sad day, a hard day, a mad day… dance for thirty seconds. Dance like there’s no tomorrow. Dance like an… … Continue reading

What’s It Like For Mark Hall’s Wife To Be Casting Crowns’ “Mom-ager”?

Mark Hall, his wife Melanie, and the guys from Casting Crowns join me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Thrive.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Melanie Hall shares how she handles being a wife, mom, the band’s manager, and working with Mark. Melanie: It’s actually pretty cool because it’s great to get to be there with him and with everybody. I’ve been with these… … Continue reading