This is not the version you've heard, but the song as it was originally written. A different key. Different instruments. Different vibe.
As a way to say thank you to my current supporters on Patreon – and perhaps entice new people into our Patreon community – I'm releasing this track ONLY to my patrons. And unlike my major releases, even the $1 supporters get this track totally free!
When you hear the horns on I Want To Be Known, you'd never know the darkness it came from. Horns often herald something glorious, but I wasn't writing from a place of triumph or fanfare. I wrote this song from defeat.
The melody found me in the mountains just outside of Canmore, Alberta.
My wife and I escaped the city for our anniversary weekend. The air was crisp but warm enough for a winter walk. Snow fell like stars and–best of all–our Air BnB had a hot tub.
I needed this break.
I'd just learned that yet another job I'd been hoping for fell through. I was overqualified, which, to me, reads "you're a great fit somewhere, just not here."
Hey pals - my brand new single is rolling out across the internets today and I'd love for you to take a listen.
I've worked my little bowtie-wearing-butt off for this one. Hours of recording in my basement. Making mistakes. Learning. Making more mistakes. Finally, emerging victorious and bloodied with a hard-won song of faith and doubt to be proud of.