If You Meet the Savior on the Road . . . [DNL]

from by David Nigel Lloyd

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    This audiophile recording recorded in Southern California and South Wales features a host of stellar guest musicians. A third of its songs are about rivers, a third are about kings and the remaining third are curses of one sort or another.

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'If you meet the Buddha on the road,' according to Sheldon Kopp's adaptation of a famous saying by Zen master Rinzai, "kill him." Why? The standard answer is simply that it is illusion Buddha. Wake up! This notion
does not seem to exist in Christianity. Until now.


The moral of this story?
The lesson of this song?
If you get stick on saviors
then the Devil comes along.
And if you get stuck on devils
then you send the world to Hell
and your heart will have no wisdom
for your tongue to ever tell.


from Rivers, Kings and Curses, released May 27, 2008
Jill Egland: accordion and penny whistle.
DNL: classical guitar and vocal.



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David Nigel Lloyd Yreka, California

David Nigel Lloyd emerged from LA’s new wave scene with the acoustic Dark Ages in 1984. An Age of Fable added traditional songs to the DNL mix in 1987. Death in Los Fumos [1996] blended song poetry, skits and found sound while How Like Ghosts Are We [1998] returned to traditional music. Rivers, Kings and Curses featured blues legend Nat Dove and the Incredible String Band’s Robin Williamson. ... more

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