I love that one can find almost anything using Google. I recently heard a song in the background of an online video and really liked it. I only heard a few of the song’s lyrics, so I googled them. Sure enough, within 10 minutes I had fund the song and downloaded it from iTunes!

The song turned out to be William Fitzsimmons’ “Fade and the Return,” which is now one of my favorite songs. Here’s a live version I found on YouTube:

This song piqued my interest in Simmons’ other work, and after listening to snippets on iTunes I downloaded his most recent album, which is also great. I love the quiet beauty of “Fade and the Return.” The rest of the album is equally moody (in a good way) and contemplative. It’s quickly become one of the favorite albums of the year so far.

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