The Raucous Caucus Recovery Choir: “The idea is not just to help people recover, but also to reintegrate them in family life – so many relationships are distorted due to drug and alcohol abuse – as they change, become sober and move on. And to help the families affected by it. “The choir meets every … Continue reading Tribes of the recovering community
Frank Turner's latest:
From a WSJ article that discusses the song: Though artists have certainly written good songs while in recovery, writing songs about the recovery process itself is a trickier matter. "They get very cheesy very fast. With that language you're dealing with a bunch of clichés," says singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, 29. A few years ago, … Continue reading Slippin’ and slidin’
The drugs don't work: "There's a new track I've just written," he says, nervously avoiding eye contact. "It goes the drugs don't work, they just make me worse, and I know I'll see your face again'. That's how I'm feeling at the moment. They make me worse, man. But I still take 'em. Out of … Continue reading Songs of addiction and recovery
Steve Earle introduces this song by sharing the 1 minute version of his story and referring to the song as "kind of a 9th step in the key of C": [Thanks for the tip Bart!]
Gene Ween (Real name is Aaron Freeman.) will be releasing a new album next month. He talks about the album, his recovery and why the timing of this album of covers fits well with his early recovery.
Moby says that the song and video are about addiction.