Garry Dial and Terre Roche: Searching for Identity in Revitalized Anthems from Around the World
"Before the music business all changed five years ago, every time I made an album I tried to make it into one piece," Dial says. "It seems not to matter anymore, because when people go on iTunes they only buy one track. So I'm not sure if this album matters as much for the sequencing, but we still tried to make it matter."
Now with the album done, Dial and Roche keep finding new chances to break out anthems. It's a way for them to speak a common language with people they've never met before. And for the musicians they met as a result of these sessions, the anthems were a way to communicate on both personal and professional levels.
"Some people didn't know them, some people were very reverent about their anthem," Roche says. "But people really said to us, thanks for asking me to do this."