Come By Here!

This is just so beautiful and moving.

KAT LEONARD

Once upon a time I wrote lyrics which depicted experiences with Cancer of three people that affected me greatly.  Of course there are more than three that have affected me, but writing about them all would create an epic song for which the music video would be a multi-ogy.  So I highlighted these three.   What to do about music?  Enter the astounding Heather Hill who created the music and worked with me to finesse the lyrics and come up with a resounding chorus and title.  Come By Here; it’s what the term “Kumbaya” translates to.  You may remember the spiritual song Kumbaya from the 1930s about human bonding, empathy and compassion.  During the  songwriting process Heather had goosebumps, so we knew we were onto something special.

goosebumps

Foreground: Heather Hill’s goosebumps
Background: Heather Hill’s hitmaker piano

Then came along the brilliant Orville Heyn who helped to finalize the lyrics and…

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Author: life with more cowbell

Arts/culture social bloggerfly & Elwood P. Dowd disciple. Likes playing with words. A lot. Toronto

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