Darn Floor - Big Bite

Album: Darn Floor - Big Bite (1987)
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  • The title track from the eighth album by Christian Rock band Damiel Amos, this song was written by their lead singer Terry Taylor, guitarist Greg Flesch, and bass player Tim Chandler. Taylor told us: "As I recall it was Greg Flesch who was mainly responsible for the music on this one. The riff was his. I wrote the lyrics and melody and did most of the arranging. We had made little basic track demos of the majority of the songs on Darn Floor before going into the studio, and we loved what we heard. What you hear on the record is pretty much what you hear on the demos, with the addition of vocals. In keeping with the demos we kept the production on the songs pretty sparse, and I think this created the record's uniqueness. There is a certain starkness to Darn Floor, but rather than it being something cold and off-putting, it's minimalism serves to allow the songs to breath and in turn I think this draws the listener in. I think Darn Floor, and I would add Mr. Buechner's Dream, are two of D.A.'s best records." (here's our full Terry Taylor interview.)


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