Josh Wilson:: Seeing God’s Hope in Pain

When I first interviewed Josh Wilson several years ago about his debut album, Trying to Fit the Ocean in a Cup (2008), we formed a special bond between writer and musician, which continues today.  I have made no secret about my appreciation for Josh, as a musician, friend, and fellow human being.  Naturally, that bringsContinue reading “Josh Wilson:: Seeing God’s Hope in Pain”

Music Review:: Josh Wilson (self-titled)

Josh Wilson isn’t just one of the nicest guys in Nashville; he’s also one of the most talented.  And that’s saying a lot in a city chock full of musical geniuses.  This humble singer/songwriter would not count himself among the elite, but his latest self-titled release proves that Josh Wilson will soon be a householdContinue reading “Music Review:: Josh Wilson (self-titled)”

Josh Wilson:: 5 Reasons You Need to See Him Live

[I’m sorry about the blurry pic; Josh isn’t blurry in real life.  I was in the back row.  Also, I forgot to take a pic of Josh and me sporting matching cheesy grins for this post.  Next time, friends, next time!] (Amy’s note: I can’t seem to fix all the number 1’s in front ofContinue reading “Josh Wilson:: 5 Reasons You Need to See Him Live”

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”

Ridiculously Low Prices on Great Music!

Everyone likes a deal, right?  I especially keen on deals involving books and music, which is why Amazon’s current Deals of the Day are especially sweet because they’re featuring the music of some of my favorite artists, like Josh Wilson, Matthew West, and Shawn McDonald at ridiculously low prices.  The deals only last for 24Continue reading “Ridiculously Low Prices on Great Music!”

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!)”

Online Advent Calendar Launched at

In case you can’t get enough of Sparrow recording artist and BSW’s Un-Rapper Josh Wilson (we can’t!), you can head over to his brand spankin’ new website,  Not only will you find all sorts of Josh Wilson-y goodness, but you can check out his super cool online advent calendar.  While it doesn’t offer freeContinue reading “Online Advent Calendar Launched at”

Raw Review :: A Heart Like This–Jonathan Dunn

By Amy Sondova A Heart Like This, the full-length debut album from independent singer/songwriter Jonathan Dunn is a poignant recording sharing the story of a man’s struggles with God. Highly personal, this album co-written with Sparrow recording artist Josh Wilson (“3 Minute Song”) speaks about the lowest times in Jonathan’s life and his struggles withContinue reading “Raw Review :: A Heart Like This–Jonathan Dunn”

Absolute Randomness

I put “randomness” as a search term on Google images and this is one of the pics that came up. It’s sort of funny and sort of mean. I’d rather throw M&M’s or blow bubbles at people myself. One of the main drawbacks with writing from home is that I’m so easily distracted. I mean,Continue reading “Absolute Randomness”