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TCC Playlist: Life Away From the Garden by Damien Jurado

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Damien Jurado

“When in doubt I put my hand in Your side.”

In “Life Away From the Garden” Damien Jurado sings about our fallenness and tendency to sin, and the desire to be once again childlike, “light and free.” Jurado is a Christian and religious themes often appear in his cryptic and sometimes psychedelic catalogue. Listen after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Troubles So Hard by Vera Hall and Moby

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Moby

Spiritualsplayed an important role in shaping American music. These folk songs cried out for freedom from oppression to the God who liberated Moses and the Israelites, and took their listeners to the ‘thin places’ where God’s Spirit can be felt. The spirituals and blues of Alabama native, Vera Hall, were made famous, when they were sampled by Moby in 1999. More after the jump. Loving is supporting.

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