Archives for October 12, 2005

Time for another "Drunkard’s Prayer"

It just came to my attention that there's an alternate version of Over the Rhine's song "Drunkard's Prayer" available for download on their site... free!The page says: It's always a challenge to figure out what to put on a project. Brent played a beautiful saxophone solo, but in the end we went for a simpler version of the song. Did we make the right choice? Karin and Linford, the right choice is to record multiple versions of each song, and then to spring them on your fans as surprise … [Read more...]

New York Times considers the marketing of Narnia

from The New York Times: The spiritual character of "Narnia" is being reinforced with the debut on the charts last week of a Christian pop album of music inspired by the film. But prospects for a previously announced secular soundtrack now seem cloudy, executives involved in the process say. Disney executives say that at the very least the CD will be delayed beyond its planned Oct. 25 release.Mitchell Leib, president of music for Disney's Buena Vista film unit, said he still expected to … [Read more...]