My old buddy Pete turned me on to him in the late 90's. He gave me this cassette tape that a sibling of his had recorded for him by placing a tape recorder next to a speaker. It was scratchy and faint and you could hear people talking in the background. But it captured me like no other music in a long while. It was an album called How Did You Find Me Here? I have never turned back. I bought that CD, and all of the ones that came before. And since then, I get his new ones as they come out. His music is a challenge for me to play on guitar (I can only do simple tunings) but I know almost every word of every song by heart.
This one, Language of the Heart, is one that I teared up on when I heard it with headphones the first time. OK, I am easy, but it is simple and sad. The story is one that most people can relate to - either in the sense that someone turned you away even though you thought you were in love, or maybe you did that at some time and left someone broken and hurt. You risk a lot when you love, right? This song may ask if it's worth it. The answer, of course, is yes.
Language of the Heart