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Your Name – New Song

Wanted to write a simple song for the people to sing at church for a long time. I have some like Mover of Mountains and I Need You Lord, but I usually end up with way too many words and harmonies for the “common folk.” ;). This one turned out well I think! Let me know if you agree… Download MP3 Here. Your Name – Ben Ward When I hear your name I know everything’s going to be alright When […]

Original Song Mashup with Coldplay Yellow

I so love Coldplay…so I weaved in a little “Yellow” with a song I wrote with Stephanie White, “More.” The parts I used actually worked well, I think. How about you? (I recorded this a couple of weeks ago. Hence, the Christmas Tree:) More with Yellow Written by Ben Ward, Stephanie White, and Coldplay Look at the stars See how they shine for you And all the things you do I came along I wrote a song for you And […]

What it Takes to Broadcast Live

This is the gold standard, obviously. The NFL on broadcast TV is the best of the best. But after designing and installing two new web broadcast systems this year, this makes me happy. What we did was so far from this, but so much of the “live” aspect is the same. Best line: “Ultimately when it comes down to it everything that we’re trying to do is all about telling a story and giving the producers and directors the tools […]

Come Home for Christmas

Download MP3. Ho, Ho, Ho!!! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. I rerecorded a Christmas Song I wrote a few Christmases back called “Come Home.” I had the first line “For a Few Moments at a Time…” for several years. I actually worked on that song during my lunch breaks at this day job I had in Cambridge, MA (iXL if you wondered). Olivia and I had moved up to Boston to go to grad school in 1999 and needed to make […]

My Favorite Christmas Carol

This is it…my fave. I learned it in a Madrigals group in high school (If you don’t know what that is) (I was cool). What’s your favorite carol? Merry Christmas!!!

Overjoyed About this New Song

Fun to stretch a bit on this tune…I need a little combo! Freedom…joy…overjoyed :). Overjoyed Overwhelmed and overtaken Overruled not shaken Feel that change running through my veins I’m not afraid I’m not ashamed CHORUS Overjoyed In this hour, strongest tower Fear devoured, so much power Releasing me free My prison destroyed Overjoyed Fill me up until I overflow Pouring out on everyone I know Empty spaces don’t stay that way Not for long So I’ll sing this song CHORUS