Check out the Story Behind the Song with Kevin Davis about Jason Gray’s song, “Christmas Is Coming.” Read the full article HERE
Regarding “Christmas Is Coming,” what’s the main message of the song?
There’s a quote by G.K. Chesterton wrote that inspired this song and most of the album, ‘we have sinned and grown old, and our Father is younger than we are.’ There are moments in this song that as a songwriter I’m really happy about. This song has one of my favorite images from the whole album, as a songwriter that tries to be like Paul Simon, the transformation of our communities. I live in a small town of about 2,000 people. At Christmas we decorate our main street lamp posts. The lyric we wrote to describe that is “They’re dressing up the city in a brightly lighted gown. There’s singing in the streets whenever Christmas comes to town.” They pipe Christmas music through the speakers in my town, which is remarkable.
Read the full article HERE