Why do I write in album format instead of just putting out singles?
Some call it old school to write albums today. They say people don’t have the attention span to listen to a full album anymore. I don’t believe that. There’s a big difference between a music lover, and a casual background music listener. The main reason that comes to mind is the fact that the latter is a surface skater, with little interest in listening to the lyrical content of a song, or the emotional impact that an album can have on you. I write albums because I like to put out a body of work that represents me at a given time. A single is a piece of the canvas, an album is the full painting. I write for music lovers like myself, and if that’s a smaller percentage of the listening audience out there, then so be it.
Why do I still make CD’s?
When you own a CD or download, it’s yours forever. No matter what happens to streaming services, you will own your music and be able to play it any time you want. Streaming and subscription services sound more like Klaus Schwab’s “You’ll own nothing and be happy “ pitch. I am a baby boomer and I appreciate the physical format.