Whats the Melange album all about?
I was ready for a new album and we were doing a recent fall tour in Europe. I knew we would be playing in a lot of the same venues we visited last year and I wanted to have something new for those people. Because I am in between record deals, I have had a lot of freedom to try some things musically – which led to a wide variety of songs and styles. I had also been commissioned by an independent film and the International Mission Board to write songs for them for specific projects. So putting all these songs together on one album seemed a little less crazy if it was appropriately titled – and I feel it is. It is a melange of songs – new and old, English and French. Somehow, because of the variety, it somehow makes sense as a cohesive piece. And the good thing is, is that all the songs don’t sound the same! What plans do you have for the future? Are you looking for another record deal? Yes, I am. I am trying to work with several producers to find a good fit. I am talking with a few peopl