As I stood there contemplating my next move, I saw lights making their way toward me. It was a police car. Somehow the police were driving up the highway and had seen the hazard lights flashing on the back of my car... They were curious.
“‘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…”
“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.”
“…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.“