Day 7: Today’s Writing Song

Aron Wright’s haunting voice in And Still, the Darkness Comes had me instantly mesmerized. The song was played during my daughter Terra’s end-of-year dance showcase over high-quality speakers. Add low lights, lanterns, and dancers, and the song worked like a drug. Obsessed, I emailed the teacher to get the name of the song and artist so I could purchase it.

And Still, the Darkness Comes (posted by KungaMcD), like Unknown Caller, has a “high intoxication factor,” or HIF.

It is part of the Beyond the Music playlist, which, like To the “Tune” of Beyond the Precipice, will become public once it’s finalized and sequenced with Beyond the Music‘s chapters.

This song is a key ingredient because of how it lines up with more of Bret Killeen’s dark moments, this time due to different reasons than those faced in the first book. And Still, the Darkness Comes is therefore already featured on Beyond the Music‘s book page as a primer of mood and what to expect from the book. It is interesting to note, however, that I discovered this song exactly three years after the writing of Beyond the Music began. It is only in retrospect I snapped it up and added it to the playlist because of its fit.

About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning disorders and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in the Great Lakes region of Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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2 Responses to Day 7: Today’s Writing Song

  1. JJAzar says:

    Love the guitar. I’ve been meaning to ask you: Are you familiar with Daniel Lanois? He’s a Canadian producer/musician. His album “Acadie” is an ambient joy.

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  2. Listening to some now. This is a neat clip at the studio


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