Hard As Stone was written about a realization that it didn’t matter where you were in life as long as you were comfortable with the people around you. The story behind the song was about getting lost in the mountains when mist came down but not really caring as I’d become content with who I was with.

It is a song of optimism despite its haunting feel and would suit this playlist well as I feel that people would relate to it and I can only hope it would help them to recover from a loss.
— Duncan Reed

I've been listening to this on repeat most of the morning - I love Duncan's voice and the track is beautifully simple and understated - I completely agree how it could act as a safe place for someone grieving to fall and start the journey back up again.

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About the Curator - Andrew McCluskey

The first visual memory I have is that of the white upright piano in Singapore, Hell and the dark forces lived at the bottom, Heaven and the Angels at the top. They would play battles through my fingers and I was hooked.

Although I've always played, I haven't always been a musician.  Most of my twenties were spent working with people, buying and selling and learning how the world works.  It was in my thirties that I came to America and focused on music and began to develop music2work2.

Music to Grieve to is often sourced from entries at The Grief Directory.  If you know of an organization or product that has helped you and you'd like to raise their visibility, then please tell us about them over at griefdirectory.org