The Perfect Paradox: 10 Years

Ten years ago today, The Perfect Paradox released our self-titled album. Ten years! This is the first record I ever made that I was truly proud of, and I’m still not embarrassed to share it with people today. Sure, our youth and inexperience show through on pretty much every track, but these songs meant … [Continue reading]

My Favorite Albums of 2016

I don’t know what happened, but 2016 was a year of music releases that I actually liked. Off the top of my head I couldn’t name my “album of the year” for 2015 – I had to go back to last year’s post and discover that it was Gungor’s One Wild Life: Soul (which … [Continue reading]

Song Explanation: Redirection

Redirection Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! – 2 Corinthians 5:17

2012 was a watershed year for Flight Metaphor, and it started with Redirection. I recorded an acoustic demo of the song in December of the previous year, but … [Continue reading]

Song Explanation: Echoes

Echoes Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear. – Isaiah 59:1

Echoes is a simple song of devotion that I wrote in one sitting on January 18th, 2013 (I only remember the date because I originally posted the demo to soundcloud … [Continue reading]

Song Explanation: Every Hidden Thing

Every Hidden Thing If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. – 1 John 1:6

Back in 2013, I originally imagined the new record as a concept album called Light Songs for Heavy Souls, and I wanted … [Continue reading]