Posts Tagged ‘Album Spotlight’

See The New Christmas Tradition Matthew West Started With His Daughters

Matthew West joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his album, “Unto Us: A Christmas Collection,” and a few of his Christmas memories and traditions. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Matthew recently started a new tradition with his daughters, LuLu and Delaney. Each Christmas, he gives them the gift of time and takes them out on a special daddy-daughters date. Today was a… … Continue reading

This Cornhole Game Almost Ruined A TobyMac Concert!

TobyMac joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories from his new album, “Hits Deep Live,” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed TobyMac is super competitive and loves sports, especially cornhole. He’ll start up a cornhole tournament just about anywhere. When family vacation bags/cornhole goes to the next level……BRACKETS!!!! A photo posted by TobyMac (@officialtobymac) on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:15pm PDT Sometimes there are actual trophies. AKA… … Continue reading

Did Jason Roy From Building 429 Listen To My Band’s CD I Gave Him 10 Years Ago?

Jason Roy from Building 429 joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Unashamed.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed I gave Jason a CD of my very first band over 10 years ago at concert. (Pictured below: He’s in the black shirt and I’m in the brown shirt.) I always wondered if he listened to it. I actually remember this day… The answer… … Continue reading

Chris Tomlin Should Let His Wife, Lauren, Pick All Of His Songs

Chris Tomlin joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his new album, “Never Lose Sight.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Chris says it was his wife, Lauren, who first introduced him to “Good Good Father”… one of the biggest songs he’s ever recorded. I’m out on tour and she sends me this song and she’s like, “You’ve got to hear this song.” Now, she has… … Continue reading

Britt Nicole’s Message For Those Being Bullied: “I’ve Been There and It Gets Better.”

Britt Nicole joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind her new self-titled album. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Britt shares how she was bullied as a kid in school and how that inspired the important message in her song, “Better.” It talks about a girl in a classroom… It says like paper planes are being thrown at her and that happened to me in school… It wasn’t… … Continue reading

The Afters As Your Barista Would Be Amazing!

Josh, Matt, Dan, and Jordan from The Afters join me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Live On Forever.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Many relationships begin over coffee and the start of The Afters was no different. Josh and Matt said the idea to begin the band came when they started singing drink orders at Starbucks.  Josh: When kind of got to… … Continue reading

Darren from We Are Messengers Says He’s Needed “Magnify” Recently

Darren from We Are Messengers joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their new self-titled album. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Darren shares how “Magnify” is about putting God first in our lives, drawing closer to Him, and why it’s been a song his family has needed recently. He doesn’t need anything from us to make him more “God,” but He desires to be intimate with… … Continue reading

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 He opens up about going through a difficult divorce. How do you pick up the pieces and move forward? What he discovers is simple, but beautiful. When a marriage ends, it’s so painful and messy and disorienting… My… … 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