(I Am) Origami Pt. 4 - Marathon Daze

John Van Deusen - (I Am) Origami Pt. 4 - Marathon Daze
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June 3, 2022 / Release Date
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Three years ago I called John Van Deusen my favourite religious artist currently working, having just released a stupendous pop/rock album that recalled Christian music's glory days in the 90s and early 00s. If there was any indication of where I wanted the community to turn musically it was that record. Van Deusen's artistry is overflowing with humility, reverence, and resounding empathy, all of which have escaped the rampant self-absorption and unapproachable piety of modern CCM.

I wasn't ... read more


(First Listen) - 78

Marathon Works as a strong closer to the four part series, and feels like a culmination of the previous three projects. Not only does the sound of the record embody previous sounds, but the content works in a similar way. Marathon Daze is a combination of existential confusion, frustration, questions, resolution, and all-in-all release. John works through various things regarding humanity and God, and how the two can relate. At times he seems frustrated with the state of ... read more

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Track List

  1. Oh Sweetest Name
  2. Uninspired, Blowing Smoke
  3. Broken Record
  4. All I Need
  5. You Tell Me
  6. Give Back My Heart
  7. Marathon Daze
  8. Any Less Than My Best
  9. In The Morning
  10. John Ringhofer Makes A Tape Loop
  11. Be Not Far From Here
  12. Heart Lake
  13. Help Me Let Go
  14. Boring
  15. Universal Will To Become Pt. ll
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Added on: June 3, 2022