Monday 23 December 2013

he's a Christian man because he's doing what he can, because he's doing what he can he's a Christian man...

I made this song last week following an open invitation by Richard Sanderson to create something responding to his album Air Buttons, which would then be collected into a complementary collection. I looped a section of one of his tracks, added some mouth percussion sounds, recorded myself singing a little lyric, and added a sample from Dear Black Eyes by Slim Doucet for good measure. The lyric was inspired by a conversation I had recently with an ordained Anglican minister, about his responsibility in an ostensibly secular community for helping people with matters of spirituality, whatever their own beliefs.

Richard has now compiled the responses, the astonishing number of 46 tracks, as the free download Button Box