Rev Peter Unger – ‘I Believe in Second Chances’
Rev Peter Unger embraces a pastoral sense of beauty on the spacious skies of “I Believe in Second Chances”. Throughout the piece Rev Peter Unger explores the oft-ignored benefits of faith. One of the greatest elements of faith rests within the idea of forgiveness for past transgressions. No one is perfect and attaining perfection is a life-long goal. Lyrics focus upon this concept the improvement of the self. Without forgiveness however, this goal becomes impossible for if all were judged by their worst actions self-improvement would remain illusionary at best. Low key arrangements help to place Rev Peter Unger’s voice front and center of the entire mix, ensuring his steady delivery soothes the soul.
Nimble guitar work helps to anchor his voice. Keeping the arrangement to the absolute essentials allows the song a degree of intimacy. Delicate acoustic finger-picking goodness done just right helps to emphasize the strength of his message. By allowing all of this to merge into a virtual stream of consciousness sermon the song reflects upon concepts of hope, hope for being better and hope for the future. A slow sort of build occurs as each line further colors in the importance of the message. Towards the end of the piece it slowly peels back to reveal the strength of his voice once more.
Sung with a soulfulness and lingering in deep contemplation, Rev Peter Unger delves into a sense of optimism with “I Believe in Second Chances”.
Rev Peter Unger – ‘Song For Peace’
Rev Peter Unger captures the zeitgeist on the compassionate folk spiritual “Song For Peace”. His vocal delivery has an unwavering quality to it as it rests front and center of the entirety of the piece. By opting for something so positive and soothing, Rev Peter Unger shows how to find moments of connection even amongst the darkest hours. Storytelling truly helps in exploring how people can resolve differences in a peaceful manner, one that decides to focus on the similarities and not on what divides people. Throughout the whole of the piece the instrumental accompaniment goes for a just right approach, underpinning the message as the track gradually builds.
Not a moment is wasted for Rev Peter Unger’s parable begins without any hesitation. Focusing upon war may appear to be a false start at first, but it later shows the pointless tragedy of war, of how it can change a whole community. A solution presents itself one where the next generation can be free of such division. By letting the attention shift to the next generation, those without that history, the history can perhaps be forever changed. Such a sense of hope permeates this message and also points out the absurdity of what has led to these problems. Towards the final moments of the piece it all comes together in a beautiful burst of color.
Crafted with considerable thought and care, Rev Peter Unger offers a message of togetherness on the tender “Song For Peace”.