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Psalm 1


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krismacqueen

 Genre: Indie Rock
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I've begun a years long project of putting the book of psalms into "modern" song, but with minimal changes in the text. Taken from the NIV translation, this is psalm 1. I can't say how challenging it is to try to write non-metered lyrics into music, but it is fun. Follow it at www.krismacqueen.com.
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Psalm 1 (NIV)
1 Blessed is the man
who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked
or stand in the way of sinners
or sit in the seat of mockers.

2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD,
and on his law he meditates day and night.

3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water,
which yields its fruit in season
and whose leaf does not wither.
Whatever he does prospers.

4 Not so the wicked!
They are like chaff
that the wind blows away.

5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.

6 For the LORD watches over the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked will perish.
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Plays: 20
Downloads: 41
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Uploaded: Feb 01, 2011 - 11:02:07 PM
Last Updated: Feb 01, 2011 - 11:02:07 PM Last Played: Jan 30, 2017 - 04:59:13 PM
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Heritage semi-hollow body guitar; vox ac15 amp; sure beta 58;
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Comments
Gaylen75 said 2421 days ago (February 1st, 2011)
Great
Voice.
Check out my latest song called Dont Go Now
Outtaorbit said 2421 days ago (February 1st, 2011)
Wonderful tune
... prosper .. nicely done. No more than that...... inspired.
Check out my latest song called My Last Great Depression
Carrie71 said 2421 days ago (February 1st, 2011)
mad vocal skills
What a voice you have there. Reminds me of Gavin Rossdale of Bush. Awesome.
Social_Ice said 2421 days ago (February 2nd, 2011)
conveyed...
in a psalm eloquently...~barbara
RAVENS said 2421 days ago (February 2nd, 2011)
Awesome
What an awesome idea, this is really great. You have a terrific voice, look forward to hearing more from you.

RAVEN ;-)
Check out my latest song called Tattooed Scars (w/ Sigmund, Scofugate, Rok41)
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Name: Kris MacQueen
Location: canada
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