Rivers of Tears: A lot of my songs are actually my way of practising the meditation technique of St. Ignatius Loyola. This song, my latest, is that kind of meditation:
Not to go into detail about what Ignatian meditation is, but the gist of it is that you put yourself into scenes of the Bible, and soak in the impression that the scene makes on you.
In "Rivers of Tears", I transfered my own sorrow about the things I've done wrong in my life into the places and scenes of repentance in the New Testament - the woman washing Jesus' f...
Rest in peace Jon Lord.: Jon Lord, keyboard player and co-founder of metal pioneers Deep Purple, passed away monday 16 July.
An official statement reads: "It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Jon Lord, who suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism today, Monday 16th July at the London Clinic, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Jon was surrounded by his loving family.
"Jon Lord, the legendary keyboard player with Deep Purple co-wrote many of the bands legendary songs including Smoke On The Water and played with many b...