Our latest release from our forthcoming album, Something More Is Here:
A Measure of Life
Our latest album – Something More Is Here – is now available on CD
This album’s theme is based on the verse which says:
The queen of the south…came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, something more than Solomon is here.Matthew 12:42
There are 6 songs based on Solomon’s words and deeds from 1 Kings, and 6-1/2 songs (track 1 is a short intro to track 2) based on portions from his book of poetry, Ecclesiastes. As great as the Old Testament writings are per se, there’s always something more, something deeper, that God would reveal to us regarding Himself in light of His New Testament economy. This is what we intend to convey through these musically immersive and illustrative songs.
The CD and mp3s are exclusively available from our website and our Bandcamp page. On all other streaming platforms, the album will only be released as singles–one single per month, through October 2021. Listen to samples and order your copy here to get all 13 songs as high quality mp3 downloads instantly. The CD’s will be shipped to you within one business day.
Original Artwork (now available for purchase)
About Chords of a Man
Chords of a Man is a husband and wife duo comprised of Leslie Fritz and Matthew David Fritz. Focusing on Biblical themes, they write and produce illustrative original songs that draw upon deep scripture passages, and the writings of Witness Lee and Watchman Nee for their lyrical inspiration.
Stylistically, Matthew and Leslie’s complimentary voices and pristine 2-part harmonies form the hallmark of their enchanting sound which nicely dovetails with their diverse, Americana style musical arrangements. Bringing musical diversity to the table, Matthew’s proficiency with piano, cello, mountain dulcimer, acoustic and classical guitar, mandolin, ukulele, bass, and percussion enables them to diversify their sound from song to song yet keep a cohesive feel to their thematic albums. Also unique among songwriters, they regularly produce select songs in odd meters, such as 5/4, 10/4, and 7/8 to surreptitiously create new dimensions to their rhythms.
Their impact can be summed up with this review by music scene editorial writer for Paste Magazine, Bryan Rolli:
“With charming guy/girl harmonies resting atop cleanly plucked guitars and light keys, Chords of a Man harkens back to the classic folk duos of the ’70s while avoiding the nagging title of “nostalgic.” Though the music may sound warmly familiar, the lyrical themes are refreshing in their focus. Never mind the temporal pleasures that captivate artist and audience alike these days; Chords of a Man artists, Matthew and Leslie Fritz, have their sights clearly set on the kingdom and eternity.”