Kernsey’s Music Playlist
Shoes: King’s X
Starting a song acapella [voices only] is gutsy. The funky metal riff that kicks in floors me every time. Play this loud.
Come Alive [Dry Bones]: Lauren Daigle
A worship song suggestion for a scripture that we used a few weeks back. Maybe next year when this comes around we’ll do it.
I Will Follow: Jon Guerra
I played this at a funeral last week for a high school friend’s mom’s passing. The fingerpicking almost killed me; basically your dust in the wind fingerpicking pattern.
Hip Today: Extreme
Another worship song suggestion that is probably beyond our playability level. Love that funky bassline.
I Saw the Light: Cowboy Mouth
We are playing this one at worship in February. I respect Hank Williams Sr. but this is much more our style.
Say it to Me Now: Glen Hansard
I’m playing a ONCE movie soundtrack tribute in March with Shelly Domke. This is from the opening scene of the lonely troubadour.
Let the Mystery Be: Iris Dement
The Leftovers was my new show to watch, but only we only got 3 seasons before they were canceled. This is the theme song and speaks to the show premise as well as the mystery of our God.
Laughing With: Regina Spektor
Cool video, haunting lyrics-even if they don’t rhyme.
Landed: Ben Folds
We recently saw Ben Folds with the MN Orchestra at Orchestra Hall play this. Hearing him with strings and horns is so peaceful, yet such a change from him bashing out songs in the 90’s.
Turn Up the Radio: Autograph
One of my all-time favorite 80’s anthems and hair rocker tunes. Incidentally, the solo, recorded by guitarist Steve Lynch, was dubbed “Guitar Solo of the Year” in 1985 by Guitar Player Magazine.
I Still Believe: The Call
It’s one of those 80’s two-hit wonder bands that you go “oh yeah, THAT tune” but you never really focused on the lyrics all that much.
I’m Ready: Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman is hit and miss for me, but this one is very spooky and fitting for worship services.
Favorite Podcast Episode:
The Nerdist featuring Ben Folds, 6.27.15
Had to do some backtracking catch-up for the Ben Folds Concert. He has some really interesting views on music notation and record labels.
Obligatory Star Wars Fix:
Star Wars Bartender, Richard Pryor
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