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Introducing Eustace the Dragon
Several days ago we posted “A song for sparrows,” and judging from the feedback, it seems that it landed on many of you the way it landed on us. One person described it as “the most beautiful song in the world!” The song is performed and written by Jessica Smith. She belongs to the duo Eustace the Dragon along with Danny Churchill. Both are dear friends of mine. The name Eustace the Dragon refers to the episode in C. S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia in which a young boy (Eustace) gets freed from his dragon form by Aslan, the great Lion. It’s a beautiful, moving tale of redemption, which this duo’s music is all about.
Here is another song sung by Jessica called “First.” There’s something about this song that strikes me as other-worldly. I’ve listened to it a dozen times, and there’s one moment at which the sound Jessica captures is so completely unique, it makes me laugh every time. I’ve honestly never heard anything quite like it. I think you’ll enjoy it as well.
Eustace the Dragon has begun to make their songs available for free on SoundCloud. If you choose to download them, they ask that you email them at WeAreEustace@gmail.com (all e-mail addresses will be kept completely private). They would just like to know who is listening to their music and would like to inform fans about upcoming shows and albums.
Speaking of upcoming shows, if you’re around the Twin Cities, Eustace the Dragon will be performing at Groundswell Coffee in St. Paul, on Tuesday, November 20th, with Sarah and Johnny Becker opening for them at 7 pm. This delightful coffee shop is run by Thirdway Church, a great Mennonite community that my daughter and son-in-law attend and that is headed up by my friend Seth McCoy. If you live in the area and are looking for an authentic kingdom community, I encourage you to check it out.
I hope you enjoy their music and hope you tell your friends about them. I’d love to see this unique, anointed and beautiful music bless millions!
Tags: Danny Churchill, Eustace the Dragon, Groundswell Coffee, Jessica Smith, Third Way
Eustace the Dragon at Groundswell Tomorrow
Our friends Eustace the Dragon have been really busy lately developing new material. If you’re in the Twin Cities and want to hear them they’ll be playing as a part of Groundswell Coffee’s Cheer and Beer event. There’s a $5 cover, but don’t let that stop you. It’s going to be a blast. And if you…
Little Kingdom How I build well The walls all around me How You’ll run through The mortar and brick of my brothers and me, The mortar and brick of my sisters and me. Take my little kingdom And make it more like Yours. Take my weary flesh and bones And build Yourself a home I guard a sore heart Of mirrors and books on what’s right and what’s…
Merry Christmas from ReKnew
Bless you all as you celebrate the birth of Jesus today. Here’s another song by Eustace the Dragon to celebrate. Ten Grinches, plus two by Eustace the Dragon Said the night wind to the little lamb, “Do you see what I see? Way up in the sky, little lamb, Do you see what I see?…
A Song to Remember
HORIZON via Compfight Here’s a song that a friend of ours from Third Way Church wrote that you might want to listen to today of all days. It’s based on Psalm 84. If you’re feeling anxious, remember that we are loved and cared for and safe. Song written and performed by Eustace. All rights reserved.…
Eustace the Dragon at Woodland Hills Tonight!
Sorry about the last minute notice, but if you’re in the Twin Cities you should join us tonight for a coffee house concert with Eustace the Dragon at Woodland Hills. They’re playing from 7-9. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. You won’t want to miss this! Check them out on their SoundCloud page if…
Free Eustace the Dragon Concert!
Eustace the Dragon will be performing FREE at Woodland Hills Church this Friday evening at 7:30pm. Come and hear them play and also hear what their plans are in the coming year. We’re honored that we’ve been a part of this group’s journey. They have a sound and a spirit that is very, very rare and…