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Joe Pug: 'Hymn' For A Lasting RelationshipFolk Alley

A hymn is a faith song, and Joe Pug knows about faith. It was a leap of faith which moved him to quit school in pursuit of songwriting in the first place. So it's no surprise that his stirring new song "Hymn #76" balances on faith. "To love me is to set up on a mountain," he sings. "Every step is harder than the last."

This is no starry-eyed tale of soap-opera love; there's no lusty eye-batting. Pug sings about the real thing, commitment, which is nothing without faith. As he performs it in this session from Folk Alley, "Hymn #76" is about trusting the journey as its own reward.

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