Craig J. Hansen

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Single Release: Believe

In terms of a style, I suppose this is a blues song. It’s about a young musician who has gotten a chance to go out to do some limited touring, but the person’s partner is not keen on the idea and doesn’t believe they have a chance of succeeding in the musical world. That’s the…

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Single Release: A Sentimental Song

This is a quiet song, kind of a folk song, that slowly builds. It does this musically and also in terms of the lyrics. It’s a simple offer of support and trust in a relationship and becomes almost a statement of core values by the end. Pretty big stuff for a very simple song, but…

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Single Release: Stuck in a No Man’s Land

I wanted to do a blues song with a slower feel to it. This is actually a lot more difficult to get the rhythm section in sync. The song is about feeling alienated, like an outsider. The lyrics have a geographical bent, but to me the song has broader reach. I had fun doing the…

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Single Release: With Every Day

Another song from me about loss, or at least potential loss. This one came about when a close friend of mine received a cancer diagnosis. I have lost a couple of friends to cancer. It always brings to mind that empty space that was once their life can never be filled. The world goes on, of course, but their absence seems…

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