If you love Christian music, you’re going to love this new memoir published by Vide Press, called Songstory, written by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Randy Thomas. Inside the pages of this fascinating book, you’ll discover a behind-the-scenes look at the Christian music industry including the back-story and narrative of the #1 Christian song, “Butterfly Kisses,” which received a DOVE Awards and a Grammy Award for Song of the Year.
Sharing his intimate knowledge of the Christian Music industry, Randy Thomas covers the music of the Jesus Movement, bringing Sweet Comfort Band and ALLIES alive again. Songstory is also a backstage pass to Shania Twain's transformation from a nightclub singer to an international star. He takes the reader back in time through the early days of contemporary Christian music, sharing stories about many of the artists you know and love.
Using songs as musical signposts of the journey, Randy Thomas infuses healthy doses of irony and laughter into the threads of Songstory. In addition, this Grammy award-winning songwriter shares his knowledge about songwriting, including his best tips throughout the book.
Beneath it all, the music, the industry, the relationships, lies an even bigger story--the unfolding of God's unstoppable grace! Randy’s book is more than just about music. It’s about how Jesus has been revealed through music, and how God is always at work through the lives of musicians.
Bryan Duncan, recipient of four Dove Awards and has received multiple Dove and Grammy nominations, says, “Had I known Randy was this insightful and witty about music, songwriting, and behind the scenes stories, I would have stayed in a band with him for another ten years!”
Songstory is now available wherever books are sold. Click here to order a copy today!