A RUDE AWAKENING
ALONG FOR THE RIDE

ALL THERE IS - The Story Behind the Song

Harmony

Once in a while (though not very often), I get a call or an email from a non--songwriting friend with  lyrics they wrote spontaneously and were asked to give them to me. The first time was in 2000 when Ann Marie B.W. Sawicki gave me the lyrics to Where Is The Light? (The song is on my first album, TRANSITIONS - Music to Soothe the Soul, available to download on iTunes and CD Baby.)  Some years later, I got a note from another friend who wrote on behalf of her husband, Kadar Weyrick. He suddenly had the urge to write lyrics for the first time in his life. When he asked his higher self what he should do with them, he got a clear response: "Give them to Sandi Kimmel." And so he did.

I was immediately intrigued. The theme of the song was about Love… with a capital L, the big inclusive kind reaching gently across the imaginary divides and pointing the way toward harmony. I picked up my guitar and the song took shape.

With harmony on my mind, I then did the smartest thing ever: I called my dear friend and amazing arranger, Lisa Jane Lipkin, and asked her to imagine her a cappella singing group 'With Spirit Sing!' joining me on the song. And she did! And oh oh oh, did they ever!

And the rest, as they say, is Harmony…with a capital H.

All There Is

All There Is is on my second album, Music In My Soul and features harmonies with Lisa Jane Lipkin and her a cappella group, 'With Spirit Sing!'  (Christine Pepe, Laurie Brown and Rachel Seliber).  Recorded by John Guth, and featuring his awesome playing of everything,  All There Is is available at my website or for download at CD Baby and iTunes.   Please visit Sandi Kimmel.com to learn more about me and my music. And thanks for listening and sharing the music!

ALL THERE IS
Lyrics by Robert Kadar Weyrick
Music by Sandi Kimmel

What can I call You, God, today?
What do all religions say?
Telling in so many ways to call You
All there is is love to call You
All there is is love to call You
All there is is love to call You
I call you love!

What do You call me, God, today?
What do all religions say?
Calling in so many ways
You call me
All there is is love
You call me (3x)
You call me love!

What will You teach me, God, today?
What do all religions say?
Teaching in so many ways
You teach me
All there is is love
You teach me (3x)
You teach me love!

Where will I find You, God, today?
What do all religions say?
You appear so many ways to give your love
All there is is love
You give it (3X)
You give Your love!
All there is is love
I feel it (3X)
I feel Your love!

All there is is love, all there is is love!

 © 2002 S. Kimmel & R. Weyrick

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