Things that go bump in the night; some are friendly, some are not.. that's why I bark.
"I do not fear the unknown, I fear what I think might soon to become, well, known. That’s why I bark. But the point is, that barking, for lack of a better word, is good. Barking is right, barking works. Barking clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the primal spirit. And barking, you mark my words, will not only save Teldar Paper, but that other malfunctioning world you humans call civilized society.."
~Neli (and, Gordon Gekko)
“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” ~ Teilhard de Chardin
Headlining my own show for Grammy® kickoff season with the launch of my singles ‘River of Lost Souls’ and 'In My Dream', featuring kiddo on lead guitar. From 2nd chair cornet in the high school band to here.. sniff, what a long strange trip it’s been.
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My latest song with kiddo Ali on lead guitar - Add us to your Spotify Playlist and then tell 2 friends, and then they tell 2 friends, and then.. and then.. and then.. THANKS a BILLION!
Frank: "Tonight, 'Behind the Mystery Music' takes an in depth look at 'River of Lost Souls', the latest single by Gary Wayne Clark and his high country studio hermits from way out there in the mountains of Colorado, and I mean, way, way out there.
Ira: I have to tell you Frank, I totally dig the music, but these guys kind of give me, well, the Heebie-Jeebies.
Frank: Word. It’s feels like that voice in a horror movie that screams, ‘Don’t go down in the basement!’
Ira: I know! But they always go!
Frank: They never listen, and we can't stop! Listening that is. It's mystery music déjà vu all over again.
Ira: Play it again, Frank. But this time, leave the lights on..
River of Lost Souls © 2017 Gary Wayne Clark, All Rights Reserved. ℗ 2017 Gary Wayne Clark.
Ethereal and surreal, River of Lost Souls is a haunting paramour’s dreamscape of evanescent textures, awakening the sentries of the heart with mystical Native American poetry interwoven among flutes, drums and neo-psychedelic guitar riffs that echo through the canyons of the mind like lost voices from another world --
The Ancient Ones believe that based on our deeds in this world, some spirits are imprisoned in a purgatory like existence between worlds, side by side, within multiple dimensions. When loved ones seeking atonement are taken too soon from this world and forced to cross over, part of their penitence leaves them trapped between worlds, desperately clinging to soul mates left behind. As their song of lover’s lament attempts to hold back the wheel of time, their eternal bond lingers in the ether of fleeting desperation. For now, they are but Wind Talkers, grasping for each other in the mist of dreams and those ephemeral moments the between the shadow and the light, between the iridescent hues of twilight and dawn.
Native American proverbs teach us, “Day and night can’t live together,” and “There can be no rainbow without our tears.” True, but I choose to believe that for some of us, “Dreams are the truth, until we awaken.” And as Henry David Thoreau opined, “Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.” I’m with HDT on this one..
And special thanks to Alexandra Clark and Shilo Stroman for awesome guitar and drum cuts on River of Lost Souls! But who will play their parts in the Dead Balance film with soundtrack? I will be auditioning for the part of the, well, the body that is not currently alive..
Words, Music, Recording Engineering and Production by Gary Wayne Clark. Lead Guitar by Alexandra Nicole Clark. Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Drums, Vocals, Arapaho Spoken Words & SFX by Gary Wayne Clark. Percussion track by Shilo Stroman, recorded at the Downtown Artery, Ft. Collins, Colorado. Final Rendering with LANDR.
"In My Dream" now playing on the Indie Music Channel ✊ #grammys#music #songwriterhttp://www.indiemusicchannel.com/profile/GaryWayneClark
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