Today we are pleased to join forces with the one and only Chris Shinn for the premiere of his visual for the new single “Intelligent Design,” a song that beautifully blends soothing vocals with slow burn chord progression that fits so well with the rather sad yet inspiring themes of the song that serves both as a departure but also a continuation from his previous musical work.
About the song, Shinn comments “The main chord progression for Intelligent Design came to me the night after an old acquaintance of mine suddenly passed away from a stroke in Charlotte NC. To say Kelly Call was loved would be a huge understatement. And even though we weren’t very close (I only moved back to Charlotte shortly after her passing) I have very clear memories of her sweetness. Although inspired by Kelly the song isn’t necessarily about her. I had been discussing with a friend of mine about how deeply she had touched so many of our friends when he quietly, almost to himself said, “intelligent design”. Those two words, said together at that moment, affected me. A light bulb came on. I wrote it down. The song is ultimately about self awareness. It’s a personal reminder not to squander time. To embrace the infinite and keep our eyes open. It means a few other things as well. As I’m sure it will reveal its own meaning to you, too. But thats the gist of it.”
Chris Shinn "Intelligent Design"