Here's a new video my daughter made of a song I just adore!
Christina Muir sings a song she wrote entitled "Black Hole" and accompanies herself on mountain dulcimer. It's a song of exploration of that infinitely mysterious place inside that is both terrifying and brimming with possibility. This dulcimer, built at Folkcraft Instruments, has been altered with the addition of some frets to facilitate playing in some different keys. "Black Hole" is not yet recorded on CD but Christina's solo CD of original songs ~ "FEET FIRST" ~ can be sampled and purchased online at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ChristinaMuir. These days Christina can be found performing with the acoustic female harmony trio, Hot Soup! Check out their performance schedule and SOUPerb CDs at http://www.HotSoupTrio.com.
Black Hole ©1996 Christina MuirI don’t know much about Black Holes But there’s something about them I should know The way they’re collapsed and blacker than night The way that they hold it all in so tight They’re denser than anything we can conceive Hundreds of worlds that it has up its sleeve With Suns and Moons and meteorites What does a Black Hole do with all of that light I wonder ‘bout these things I’ve heard ‘Cause they sound so familiar, I know it’s absurd Like there’s one deep inside me, drawing me near And what it intends is not entirely clear It sounds like a voice almost lost in my past It tell me it wants me so It promises to hold me so tenderly And never let me go With Suns and Moons and meteorites Who am I to put up a fight As I approach it I feel so small And I wonder how I could ever matter at all To such a powerful invisible pull Why does it want me, will I make it full Could I live within its embrace Could I come to know its face Could I breathe without any space Could I love without any trace of Suns and Moons and meteorites What does a Black Hole do…. With Suns and Moons and meteorites What does a Black Hole do…. What does a Black Hole do…. What does a Black Hole do…. with all of that light