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Wide-Eyed in Nashville
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Wide-Eyed in Nashville

My first trip to Nashville as a twenty-something year-old involved me surviving poor luggage choices, tiny cars and a brutal fuel fiasco. [Photo Credit: Tanner Boriack]

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Song Highlight: Strange Little Secret
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Song Highlight: Strange Little Secret

This month’s song highlight is “Strange Little Secret”, featured on David Willersdorf’s “Outside the Inside” album, recorded in Nashville. Click through to hear the full song and to read the lyrics. [Photo Credit: Tom Swinnen]

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Photos: Tour Dad
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Photos: Tour Dad

When my regular tour co-driver couldn’t make it, my Dad jumped into the driver’s seat for my national tour with just ten minutes notice. Here are a few candid snaps.

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Song Highlight: Survivin'
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Song Highlight: Survivin'

This month’s song highlight is “Survivin’”, featured on David Willersdorf’s “Outside the Inside” album, recorded in Nashville. Click through to hear the partial song and to read the lyrics. [Photo Credit: Spencer Watson]

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David's Oat Recipes
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David's Oat Recipes

Why is David usually so energised throughout the day? How can he seemingly keep performing and writing at all hours? He unveils two secret recipes for his breakfast fans. [Photo Credit: Andrea Tummons]

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The Big Burnout
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The Big Burnout

I just stood there staring at him blankly. The speech centre of my brain had completely shut down. As I looked embarrassingly at the floor he moved away, probably offended by my lack of response… I couldn’t comprehend what was happening to me. [Photo Credit: Daniel Jensen]

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The Puddle (Which Was No Puddle)
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The Puddle (Which Was No Puddle)

As I stood there contemplating my next move, I saw lights making their way toward me. It was a police car. Somehow the police had been driving up the highway and had seen the hazard lights flashing on the back of my car... They were curious. [Photo Credit: Ehad Neuhaus]

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Song Lyrics: Outside Yourself
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Song Lyrics: Outside Yourself

“‘Outside Yourself’ was a song I wrote on guitar, rather than piano. It just seemed to write itself from the chords I was playing. I love the thought of paying kindnesses forward into the lives of people around us…” [Photo Credit: Caleb Evans]

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Song Lyrics: Broken Bread
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Song Lyrics: Broken Bread

“During the recording process we had Doug Lancio come in to play a lead electric guitar part for the song and I remember it sounding so perfect at the time that I glanced over to producer Rick Price and we both just sat there nodding.” [Photo Credit: Price Harrison]

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The Jump
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The Jump

When I was invited skydiving, I jumped in with both feet. A meteor hurtling to earth would have shown more grace than my skydiving experience, which still leaves hidden physical scars. [Photo Credit: Sean Mungor]

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Song Lyrics: Wild Ride
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Song Lyrics: Wild Ride

“…I wrote the song just as I was getting ready to head over to record ‘Fire This Love’ album in Nashville. Recording the album was completely a left turn for me, so the lyrics encapsulated what I felt at the time - that I was leaving the comfort zone and jumping out on a wild adventure.“ [Photo Credit: Vladimir Vujeva]

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When All That Glitters Is Not Gold
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When All That Glitters Is Not Gold

“I can't remember if I lost consciousness at that point, or if my brain simply ran out of oxygen because of the uninterrupted length of my primal scream. What I did know was that that particular moment changed me neurologically...” [Photo Credit: Ashton Mullins]

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