Trevor Hall offers gratitude and pays tribute to Nepal with his latest release, showcasing the people and places that have played a prominent role in his own journey as “If I Was a Warrior” vibrates as the sonic backdrop. As Hall’s audience knows, the storied land has served to inspire quite a bit of the artist’s music over the years, with references and lessons learned woven throughout the picturesque imagery of his words. With “If I Was a Warrior,” Trevor shines a light on those who he considers true representatives of warriorship – the people who have dedicated their lives to the path of truth and love.
Over meditative and enchanting instrumentation, Trevor’s airy delivery of spoken word is brought to life by captivating images and short visuals. It’s a quick and simple record, but one that has the power to send listeners deep into their head and heart space as they form their own perception of the deeper meaning behind Hall’s prose.
If I was a warrior … what would be my weapon?
Forgiveness. Laughter. Sound.
My riches sky and ground.
Like the smell of pine in forests that drip divine darkness sublime in a blue sky mind.
Turn the pages of a story of circles.
Where I am That I am.
Where all paths join hands in the lands I remember.
Where I am returned to my sender.
Where the darkness illumines, my doubts lay in ruins.
“If I Was a Warrior” lives on Trevor’s The Fruitful Darkness, which is available now on all your favorite streaming platforms and via Hall’s official website.
Enjoy the video below.