Take 5 with Josh Wilson

There are two things I’ve heard consistently about Sparrow Recording artist Josh Wilson—he’s a nice guy and an excellent guitar player.  Upon further discovery, I have also learned that Josh Wilson is a great lyricist, an exceptional producer, and a man with a heart that beats for God.  I’m a big Josh Wilson fan, whichContinue reading “Take 5 with Josh Wilson”

Amy’s Favorite Things (Take that, Oprah!)

By Amy Sondova Every year, Oprah Winfrey features a few of her favorite things on her daytime talk show (“Oprah’s Favorite Things“) and then adorns the audience with each and every one of her favorite things.  Well, I’m not Oprah, and therefore, cannot give all Backseat Writer’s readers samples of everything that I adore.  ButContinue reading “Amy’s Favorite Things (Take that, Oprah!)”

Event Review :: Revelation Generation Music Festival

By Amy Sondova Despite the threat of rain and the stifling humidity, crowds flocked to Revelation Generation, a Christian music festival featuring Chris Tomlin, Leeland, Kutless, As I Lay Dying, TobyMac, and Phil Keaggy among others.  The annual Labor Day weekend event boasts three stages named after major cities–Nashville, New York, and Philadelphia–as well asContinue reading “Event Review :: Revelation Generation Music Festival”

Raw Review: Trying to Fit the Ocean in a Cup by Josh Wilson

I’m trying a new thing here at Backseat Writer–it’s called a raw review. No, not as in the raw review, which would be highly inappropriate. A raw review is a collection of my first thoughts on an album before I do an official review or interview. It’s less “pretty”, less polished, and off-the-cuff. Let meContinue reading “Raw Review: Trying to Fit the Ocean in a Cup by Josh Wilson”

Top 10 Best Christmas Songs

I’ve told you what songs I don’t get, but here are a few of the songs I love! 1. “I Celebrate the Day” by Relient K One of the best Christmas songs ever written. Full of meaning and wonder, Matt Thiessen is a gifted lyricist. 2. “Born to Die” by Bebo Norman Off of Bebo’sContinue reading “Top 10 Best Christmas Songs”