Den of Ashes – Ash Beck. He is the grandson of early country and western performers
Den of Ashes is a unique and intimate exploratio
The moody melodic songs are about lost moments in time. Like a photograph
Each song holds a unique mood. There is a rare loneliness
Finishing up a new song “Living in My Dreams.
” Its about the road you’re willing to walk upon, regardless of how winding, desolate or lonely, you have to stick to the journey to make those dreams come true.
At times it comes with great sacrifice, the road might vary but you will find your way if you keep looking ahead.
You can’t always see those that are close to you, because many times they are so close that they are walking along with you in your shoes.
All of these songs collective
He tried to approach music like The Beatles, write the music first and then write lyrics. “It was The Beatles for Gods sake, they knew how to write songs.” says Ash
Most times he would write something cool and then hit a dead end!
His playing was great but his writing was full of scattered songs.
Then one day out of frustration, he threw out EVERYTHING! That is the moment EVERYTHING changed.
Ash Beck started to COMPOSE versus PLAY. He finally understood that they were composers first and then the best of players.
It’s better to be timeless than timely for him. He wants everyone to listen to his songs and know that he had written something worthy of being a classic.
“That is why I am excited about my next album and the journey I’m on.” says Ash