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listen hear! Song of the Day: Glen Phillips searches for balance in life with "Stone Throat"

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Toad the Wet Sprocket front man Glen Phillipsrecently released his fifth solo album, There Is So Much Here. The record’s opening track is the mid-tempo rocker, “Stone Throat.” Phillips sings, “A stone throat can’t sing / wooden heart won’t beat / I’m gonna to meet you in the middle between the wanting and the need.”

Commenting on the track he said, “Coming out of lockdown has been a slow process. Getting used to crowds and noise, wanting to run away to places I wasn’t allowed to go for a while, and also valuing the quiet time at home when there was no place to escape to.”

“The push and pull between longing to run away and wanting a strong home base can be a heavy tide... trying to find something that feels like truth in the ebb and flow.”

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