Garrin Benfield

  • Where Joy Kills Sorrow
    Where Joy Kills Sorrow
    This is Garrin Benfield's third full-length studio CD, Where Joy Kills Sorrow. The album contains 11 tracks of diverse original material with Garrin's words, voice, and guitar as its centerpiece. From the concise, electric Beatle-esque pop of "What You Wanted to Hear" and "Answers" to the aggressive, punky throttle of "Don't Panic", this CD balances song craft, melodic innovation, and a radio friendly aesthetic that has become Benfield's focus. Where Joy Kills Sorrow is a journey that also includes lush acoustic balladry, ambitious guitar excursions, and direct, thought provoking lyrics.
  • Where Joy Kills Sorrow
    Where Joy Kills Sorrow
  • August Live
    August Live
    August Live, the first live CD from Garrin Benfield.
  • Nowhere is Brighter
    Nowhere is Brighter
    Nowhere is Brighter is an attempt, Garrin says, "to gather together a series of songs that best describe my life while living in a place of not knowing". The songs here are tactile audio environments that provide a landscape filled with raw emotion exposed for the listener to explore. Each song offers a glimpse of the emotional conditions the singer lives in without, as he puts it, "being obsessed with the particulars". Attempting to convey the essence of the universal feelings we all share, Garrin uses examples from his daily life to reach out. Listening in, it is not hard to imagine that there is much more to be learned.
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