Sometimes the simplest songs are the most affecting. The bare and poetic conveyance of heartfelt thoughts and emotions always ring the truest and Austin, TX songwriter JD Casper has done just that.
The song came to him in an inspired moment over a morning coffee and JD says “I hope he listens to this throughout his life and knows how much his dad loves him. I hope other parents hear this and are reminded how much they love their kids.”
‘The Life You Make‘, the latest in a run of singles, has a Neil Young flavour with the harmonica but the rest or the song is more of a Townes Van Zandt country-folk vibe with fingerpicked guitar, simple melodies and that wonderful crack and grain in JD’s voice as he heads skyward in the chorus.