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The Golden Road - Digital

$10 USD
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How many years does it take to make a dream come true?

The Golden Road is a collection of piano works that I began composing at the age of twelve, throughout high school, college, and three years of marriage. After thirteen years of dreaming (and practice!), I finally released my first album of solo piano works! I think of this album as a musical journey through my childhood and the experiences of growing up. I hope that it will soothe your soul as much as it has mine.

 

  • 10 fully-mastered songs
  • Memories...lots of them. This is a fan favorite, even after 20 years!

The album is also available in CD format:

The Golden Road - CD

~The Golden Road ~

Looking back on years gone by
we stop to think and wonder why
the joys of youth that we once knew
have been sacrificed for something new.

The things we looked to with delight,
like summer days and moonlit nights,
golden fields stretching far and wide,
and oceans that came and went in tide.
We wanted with the birds to sing.
Life was filled with pleasant things.

We were travelers on a winding road;
a road paved with the finest gold.
Trees and fields were on both sides,
and we walked on with playful strides.
We searched for the simple truth
traveling on the golden road of youth.

We sought to find our fantasies.
Our hearts were filled with ecstasies.
We ran through grass up to our knees.
We longed for autumns bed of leaves.

When we had fallen to the ground,
we got back up and looked around.
The words that quickly let us down
were soon replaced with pleasing sounds.
The things we seemed to desperately lack
were soon forgotten, and we'd bounce back.

We were travelers on a winding road;
a road paved with the finest gold.
We look back at all the trees
depicting our fondest of memories.
We searched to find the simple truth
traveling on the golden road of youth.

Joy and peace seemed natural.
We felt as if invincible.
But now we live in grave distrust;
we sense that we return to dust.

Time seemed like an endless friend,
but our friend now comes to an end.
The dreams we once looked forward to
have dwindled to a meager few.
Imagination encompassed round,
but now, to reality we are bound.

We were travelers on a winding road;
a road paved with the finest gold.
We have seen and passed the final tree;
and all we have are memories.
We finally found the simple truth.
Thus ended the golden road of youth.

The Golden Road - Digital

$10 USD

The Golden Road - Digital

$10 USD

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How many years does it take to make a dream come true?

The Golden Road is a collection of piano works that I began composing at the age of twelve, throughout high school, college, and three years of marriage. After thirteen years of dreaming (and practice!), I finally released my first album of solo piano works! I think of this album as a musical journey through my childhood and the experiences of growing up. I hope that it will soothe your soul as much as it has mine.

 

  • 10 fully-mastered songs
  • Memories...lots of them. This is a fan favorite, even after 20 years!

The album is also available in CD format:

The Golden Road - CD

~The Golden Road ~

Looking back on years gone by
we stop to think and wonder why
the joys of youth that we once knew
have been sacrificed for something new.

The things we looked to with delight,
like summer days and moonlit nights,
golden fields stretching far and wide,
and oceans that came and went in tide.
We wanted with the birds to sing.
Life was filled with pleasant things.

We were travelers on a winding road;
a road paved with the finest gold.
Trees and fields were on both sides,
and we walked on with playful strides.
We searched for the simple truth
traveling on the golden road of youth.

We sought to find our fantasies.
Our hearts were filled with ecstasies.
We ran through grass up to our knees.
We longed for autumns bed of leaves.

When we had fallen to the ground,
we got back up and looked around.
The words that quickly let us down
were soon replaced with pleasing sounds.
The things we seemed to desperately lack
were soon forgotten, and we'd bounce back.

We were travelers on a winding road;
a road paved with the finest gold.
We look back at all the trees
depicting our fondest of memories.
We searched to find the simple truth
traveling on the golden road of youth.

Joy and peace seemed natural.
We felt as if invincible.
But now we live in grave distrust;
we sense that we return to dust.

Time seemed like an endless friend,
but our friend now comes to an end.
The dreams we once looked forward to
have dwindled to a meager few.
Imagination encompassed round,
but now, to reality we are bound.

We were travelers on a winding road;
a road paved with the finest gold.
We have seen and passed the final tree;
and all we have are memories.
We finally found the simple truth.
Thus ended the golden road of youth.