I was gonna call it Third World Symphony. I liked that title for lots of reasons. And the graphic designer already had a concept for the cover. But…
“Third World” isn’t a moniker folks in the
third world developing world like too much. Demeaning.
And this album isn’t really about the developing world as much as it is about the fruit in my life of time spent there.
Lastly, in an upbeat and positive musical and theological subculture, well, some folks won’t venture a listen. And I’d sure like them to.
So, I need a new title. And pretty quickly.
I’ve gone through the lyrics again and again looking for lines that would make a good one. Came up with more than twenty. Narrowed those down to a handful. Would love your input on them.
Here are the nominees…