Originally published on EXAMINER(dot)com: April 5, 2015
Author note: 65 Facebook Likes!!! Wow! That’s got to be the most ever Facebook Likes that I received on any of my Examiner articles! Thank you, thank you!
Yes I am branching out a bit to review a music CD: Love Medicine. I cherish these vibrant and expressive songs! Shelley Morningsong and Fabian Fontenelle, have written masterful and touching music that speak to our hearts.
It is only difficult for me to find the words that fully express the resonance I feel when I listen to their original songs. Shelley’s deep and strong vocals, blend and flow perfectly with the music. As Fabian joins her, their melodious voices blend in such anaWEsOMe way! So much love, insight, and magic come through.
The Love Medicine CD is masterfully produced, beautifully sung, and harmoniously seamed together, that I feel anyone – even if you’ve never bought a Native American CD before – will enjoy it. Exquisite, inspiring, and heart-opening! Put the CD on and listen to it all the way through.
We Didn’t Ask Why is a modern contemporary piece that employs, guitar, drums, flute, Fabian speaking, Shelley singing, and just the perfect amount of rattle. Fabulous vibe! Musical wisdom you can dance to – whether you just want to sway, belly dance, or rock out! 🙂
The CD’s namesake track is: Your Love, My Medicine. Fantastic! Really exotic sounds, beautiful and rich guitar, flute, drums, and Shelley’s haunting voice. Backing vocals accentuate and balance. Blissful. Lyrics paint a gorgeous picture. Purple sunset, wild horses, ah.
She Talks To The Animals is another lyrically wonderful song because as we listen, we can envision it as a movie scene. Is there violin on this song? Tremendous! I embrace this melodious journey. Storytellers will be enchanted by it. Gentle and easy story to sway with.
Every time I listen to the short Interlude songs (there are two), I think of my beautiful granddaughter and her innocent voice. Sweet.
Surrender invites us along for a deep and thought provoking journey. It will stir compassion within your soul.
Peace and Love is upbeat and vibrant! It definitely brings home it’s message to me. If you want to get people moving, this is the song you need to use for your lead in. Motivational speakers, check it out! Charity leaders, you could use this too! This is an anthem and needs to get OUT to everyone – aWEsOMe message!
Love Came To Rescue Me takes me back to when my husband and I met. Love the violin on their song! It’s just brilliantly played. If you’ve ever been down, or hurt… then saved – this song will resonate with you. This song is profoundly personal to me.
One by One is a hopeful and transformative song. It encourages us to teach our children to reach for the stars – yes! “Ripples on the water”, and other universal insights of vibration and connection resound in this song, so you know I delight in it! Yes a perfect song for us idealists. The musical influences are mixed, so you can appreciate the Native American tones and enjoy this as you would any contemporary song on the radio. It’s a delicious song of positivity! Another great anthem type of song that will inspire you to be your best! One by one we can change the world.
Be sure to pick up your own Love Medicine CD from Shelley today –> Click Here.
If you live anywhere close to Ft. Walton Beach, Florida you can see Shelley and Fabian in person! Check the Musical Echoes Flute and Cultural event website to find out all about it!
When my husband and I attended the Brooksville Native American festival (Feb. 7th, 2015), we were honored to meet Shelley and Fabian. They are down-to-earth, lovely, and genuine. Their love and caring for each other was very apparent. Also, their kindness and compassion shined for everyone who came to meet them, shake their hand, whether or not the person bought a CD or beaded purse.
I developed a strong desire to meet Shelley after watching a video of Fabian and her (Click here to see the video –> on YouTube), which totally clicked when Shelley spoke the words that I was given years ago, We Are All Connected.
We Are All Connected
I am of Cherokee Native American descent. I continue to learn and uncover more about my Native American heritage along with that of my Welsh (English), Dutch, Irish, and German lineage. I lovingly stand on many shoulders.
When the words, We Are All Connected, came to me many years ago, I sensed the direction of my life would change. The more I explore our connections the more rich and full life becomes! 🙂
My husband is a guitarist and songwriter and wrote the song, (Click here to hear the song track #2 –> The Connection) also based on these words.
I have written a book chapter (Click here –> We Are All Connected book chapter) and blog post (Click here –> We Are All Connected to read my blog post) in exploration of all the ways that we are all connected. To me, it’s an undeniable reality.
You may not think you have any Native American ancestry, but I am learning that many of us do! It’s worth exploring that aspect, if it interests you.
When you visit Shelley’s website be sure to scroll down, especially if you click on the Store or Gallery links, as there is much to see! I plan to write a review of Shelley’s, “Full Circle” CD — soon!
Another way you may wish to connect with Shelley, is through your support with Half the Sky. Click here –> Half the Sky to learn more about how you can help impoverished women and children who just need a hand up.
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An Amazon bestselling author, my two co-authored books are: “Transform Your Life Book 2 Inspirational Stories and Expert Advice” and “Energy of Receiving”. I am available to come to your bookstore, crystal shop, acupuncture / chiropractor office, or other holistic / natural healthy lifestyle business for books signings and lectures. For information on both of my books, visit my Amazon author’s page — Click here.
If you’ve beat a chronic health challenge by alternative, integrative, or other natural remedy I’d love to partner with you, or include your story in my third book! As well, I am interested in participating in any raw and living food’s festivals in Florida – if you would like to reach out to me to help you get that going!
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