Paramore Posts New Acoustic Video

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Below is a video of Paramore performing an acoustic version of their latest single, “The Only Exception”. All stripped down to a voice and acoustic guitar really gives this song a different flavor, I think you guys will really enjoy it.

Jeremy/Adie Camp Acoustic Tour Announcement

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Jeremy Camp and his wife, Adie, will be hitting the road together in February for a special acoustic tour called The Live Unplugged Tour. The tour will be sponsored by Compassion International and will feature Jeremy Camp’s ministry Speaking Louder Ministries where Jeremy and co. will reach out to a set local outreach at each stop of the tour. Sounds like a cool tour, don’t miss it! Dates are below:

Feb. 26 Crystal Lake, IL
Feb. 27 Valparaiso, IN
Feb. 28 Brookfield, WI
Mar. 18 Ocala, FL
Mar. 20 Lakeland, FL
Mar. 25 Syracuse, NY
Mar. 26 Barre, VT
Mar. 27 Lewiston, ME
Mar. 28 Wenham, MA
Apr. 24 New Bern, NC
Apr. 25 Franklin, NC

This Providence Posts Acoustic Video

Here is the video of pop/rock band This Providence performing their song ” Keeping On Without You” acoustically in the studios of Fueled By Ramen.  Enjoy!

Essential Songs:Dustin Kensrue-Please Come Home

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We continue our Essential Songs series today with Dustin Kensrue‘s (also the singer and main song writer for Thrice) heart-breaking re-telling of the Prodigal Son story. Read the words and listen to this live recording, enjoy the song, and then maybe answer some of the questions at the bottom of the post:

Well I woke one morning,
found you staring down at me,
you said “I’ll take my share now, father please”,
and you took your money,
and you took your leave,
you took my heart and turned your back on me…

And you hit the town,
and you hit the bottle hard,
you race ’round in your fancy cars and you blow all your money,
on brothels, beds, and bars,
before you know your broken times get hard…

I still stand here waiting,
with my eyes fixed on the road,
and I fight back tears and I wonder,
if you’re ever coming home,
don’t you know son that I love you,
and I don’t care where you’ve been,
so please come home.

And now you’ve hit bottom,
all those open doors have shut,
and you’re hungry stomach’s tied in knots,
but I know what you’re thinking,
that you troubled me enough,
nothing could ever separate you from my love…

I still stand here waiting,
with my eyes fixed on the road,
and I fight back tears and I wonder,
if you’re ever coming home,
don’t you know son that I love you,
and I don’t care where you’ve been,
yes and I’ll be right here waiting,
’til you come around the bend,
and I run to you and hold you close,
won’t let go again,
so please come home,
please come home…

Don’t you know son that I love you?
And I don’t care where you’ve been,
so please come home

You can purchase this song on Dustin Kensrue - Please Come Home - Please Come Home and Amazon MP3

Why do you think Dustin chose to write about this particular story?

Do you think people will realize the signifcance of the story, or believe that it is just another good folk song?