Posts Tagged ‘More Than The Music’

Full Interview with NEEDTOBREATHE – The Stories Behind “HARD LOVE”

NEEDTOBREATHE grew up in “Possum Kingdom,” one band member built a luxury treehouse, and the stories behind the songs on their new album come from a very personal place after some beautiful growth as a band. Grab a cup of coffee and click through the un-edited interview with this one-of-a-kind band as they talk about the new album, “HARD LOVE.” Subscribe and get the “More Than The Music Podcast” each week. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through… … 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

See What This Finding Favour Song Means To One Dad In The Band

Finding Favour joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to give a behind the scenes look at their album, “Reborn.” This episode felt less like an interview and more like old friends just hanging out sharing laughs, tears, and old memories… because that’s truly what it was. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Even though “Cast My Cares” was already written and recorded, Dustin (bassists) shares how the song took on… … Continue reading

Hear The Song Matthew West Wrote For His Wife That Someone Else Sings

Matthew West joins me on the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his album, “Live Forever.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed He also shares how his wife reacted when country music group Rascal Flatts asked to record this love song he wrote for her.   See who’s coming up: Monday Night Album Spotlight Schedule … Continue reading

How Can It Be That Getting the Flu was a Blessing for Lauren Daigle?

How can it be (see what I did there) that getting the flu was a blessing for Lauren Daigle?   Hear the stories behind the songs from “How Can It Be: Deluxe Edition,”  how she struggled with the loss of her grandfather, overcame illness, manages the busy schedule of a new recording artist, and how God showed her how to trust Him more. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed   … Continue reading

Why Jonny Diaz Quit The WAY-FM Softball Team After ONE Game

Jonny Diaz played college baseball at Florida State University. So he was an obvious fit for our WAY-FM Softball Team last Fall, right? We thought so but he only played ONE game and never came back. We even pledged to stop playing his song “Breathe” on WAY-FM until he came back to the team. It didn’t work. @WAYafternoons@jonnydiaz@wayfmradio Sorry Jonny. I can’t play “Breathe” on my show either until this is resolved. #wayfm#justplay — Justin… … Continue reading

Find Out What Song Danny Gokey Wrote For His Wife That She Doesn’t Like

My wife, My rock, my balance. But my favorite thing about her is her heart, it’s her most beautiful quality @leyicetpic.twitter.com/54qsnaJycY — Danny Gokey (@dannygokey) April 8, 2016 On the “More Than The Music Podcast,” Danny Gokey shares how he fell into a deep depression after his first wife passed away, finished top 3 on American Idol, got a second chance at his career, why he’s always singing, and why his wife doesn’t like a song… … Continue reading