Tuesday, August 08, 2006

The Heard

This band plays only original music, written by one of the four guilty parties pictured above. All four write, sing, play, and enjoy each others' company immensely. One thing we haven't figured out is how to effectively describe the music. Let me know if you do!

The songs in the previous post are written and copyrighted by yours truly. The first song is on the first cd; the second song is on the new cd, just released.

Free song downloads: go here

The new cd (and samples): Bliss:

The first cd (and samples): Instincts:

The band's site: www.theheard.com

Now heading back to the usual programming....


Blogger Richard Lawrence Cohen said...

What a wonderful surprise to have such beautiful singing and harmony and guitar work coming from my computer this morning! You have so many talents, MB, that it's awe-inspiring. I can't get "Will You Ever Know" out of my head. You guys ought to come down to Austin some time and play. Great name for a band, too.

8/08/2006 8:30 AM  
Blogger Jean said...

Yay! Here you are, looking up at us and singing to us! I'll be buying a cd! Such a sweet gift to get some more of you!

8/08/2006 8:44 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

MB, just ordered both. Looking forward tho their arrival. Thank you again for sharing.

8/08/2006 8:45 AM  
Anonymous yllstonewolf said...

a treasure. now i'm just waiting to hear more. thanks dearheart for sharing so much of your lovely self.

8/08/2006 11:30 AM  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

you rock! you're just overflowing with creativty and talent!

8/08/2006 12:06 PM  
Blogger Sky said...

you are just full of surprises - you poet, singer, musician, songwriter, blue-eyed blonde creative force! what a joyous morning we have had listening! thanks so much for the link and for sharing your personal information with us. now your fan base can unite!

for some reason all this time i thought you were in colorado - not idaho! if you guys get back this way to perform, let me know and we will come! i see where you have been here before. how exciting this news is! :)

8/08/2006 1:02 PM  
Blogger MB said...

Richard, thank you so much for your kind words. That song is one of my personal favorites, so I am pleased that you enjoyed it so much.

Jean, thank you! Your enthusiastic comment is a pleasure to read.

Pat, thank you for taking such an interest and for your support! I like to think of you listening over there.

Anne, thanks so much. I'm glad to share with you, my friend.

Michelle, what a nice thing to say, thank you!

Sky, I really appreciate your supportive and enthusiastic responses. If we get back your way, I'll definitely let you know. Thanks.

8/08/2006 5:38 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

You're a national treasure! I love your voice! A beautiful range, from depths to delicate filigree with powerful emotional resonances... that I could listen for hours, and then some more. This is more than a treat, MB, thank you so, so much!

8/08/2006 7:42 PM  
Blogger cyclingdave said...

wonderful harmonies and a great name.

8/08/2006 10:01 PM  
Blogger alan said...

Thank you so much for sharing these with us!


8/09/2006 12:42 AM  
Blogger Tamar said...

What a wonderful surprise! What terrific music. Thanks so much for sharing this with us. I will certainly want a CD ... good grief!

8/09/2006 3:35 AM  
Blogger Endment said...

WOW and WOW again.

8/09/2006 8:15 AM  
Blogger Janice said...

I'm on the way out the door this instant to look for your CDs

for my next road trip, singing the world into a better place

Idaho, indeed ... who knew. right next door almost

I love you, mb

8/09/2006 10:06 AM  
Blogger Wandering Willow said...

I've just discovered this site of yours, and listened to the two samples of songs. Wow! You want a description of your music, so how'z this:
"Rich bluesy, jazzy, soulful folk music"

That covers it! partially, anyway.

8/09/2006 9:32 PM  
Blogger firebird said...

Ordered both CDs from cdbaby--can't believe the low price! Hope y'all are making some money on the gigs and recordings...sounds like you're busy and having fun!
(let me know if you come east, you western bluebird)

8/10/2006 7:10 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Brenda, you are very sweet, thank you.

cyclingdave, glad you like it! Thanks for coming around to listen.

Alan, thanks for being here to share with.

Tamar, I'm pleased you enjoy the music. Thanks!

Endment, thanks!

Janice, I was up your way not long ago. Such beautiful country. I love knowing that you'll be singing that way! Does my heart good.

Wandering Willow, welcome and thanks for visiting! Yes, that description covers... part of it — that's the hitch! The music is so varied it's hard to know how to encompass it in a brief description.

Firebird, thanks so much. I really appreciate your support. We can keep the cost low because we kept costs down on the front production end by doing most of our own sound production and doing our own graphics. We like it that way because it makes it more accessible, which to us is the point.

8/10/2006 10:24 AM  
Blogger Lori Witzel said...

Glad your Heard got seen in this particular scene! And am impressed your creative energy extends across so many channels. Busy women don't get bored!

Speaking of busy women, will listen more later -- too darn much work this week, and am trying to catch up on sleep, Murry-time, errands etc.

Have fun, will stop back by soon...

8/12/2006 4:33 PM  
Blogger Patry Francis said...

What an amazing experience to hear your literal voice after listening to your poetic one for so long. Your song, is, as always, stunning.

I, too, will be ordering a CD!

8/15/2006 9:08 PM  
Blogger MB said...

Lori, running across many channels — speak for yourself! You've amazed me more than once. Thanks for taking the time to listen.

Patry, thank you so much. You just let me know when your book is out.

8/16/2006 1:05 PM  

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