The Light And The Sea

Album: In The Time Of Gods (2012)
  • The songs on Dar Williams' ninth studio album, In the Time of Gods, are based on stories from Greek mythology. However, the Chappaqua, New York native didn't want to be tied to the concept, and was prepared to abandon the mythology theme any time it didn't naturally fit. "'The Light and the Sea' began with the notion of the sea god Poseidon, but became a meditation on retaining a moral compass, "she explained.
    "As I get older, my big struggle isn't being virtuous and moral, it's more about what I do in chaos," Williams added. "When I'm stressed out, I say and do terrible things. There's a light to follow, and you can lose it in chaos."

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