“Music is like compost, but instead of carrot peelings, it's a whole life mixed in; every experience goes into the pot, stirred with instrumental skills picked up along the way. These songs, poems and mantra melodies coalesced from vast tracks of life experience. They are flowers growing from the soil of life. ”
A double album with an illustrated book of poems- The Moondrops packaging was specially designed as a 50-page perfect bound book, with both covers containing CD trays.
Meshe was awarded a Canada Council Grant for Specialized Music Recording to complete this project. In the 1st album, each song is meant to parallel a moon phase- or a phase in relationship. The 2nd album is comprised of chants, mantra and community songs.
In between, there are beautifully photographed and illustrated images (Marnie Recker) that accompany poems that cycle through the birth and death of a relationsh
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This song won the "Take Back the Power" Songwriting Contest in 2010.
Truth Love and Beauty are just words to the birds but they sing them for free!
Open up the window...and in light comes in, light comes in, light comes in!
In light in in.
When doubt and hesitation seem to be my only friends, I look to the sky and I open the window...
In light comes in light comes in. In light in in.
Truth love and beauty are just words to those birds, but they sing them for free...open your eyes...in light comes in light comes in. In light comes in. In light in in.
Human you be...lucky are we...just to be...hum and you beauty, oh so lucky are we, just to be, lucky are we)
from The Moondrops,
released January 3, 2010
Quinn Brander: Cello
Michelle Dumond (Meshe): Everything Else