The album – All Is Right With The World, was released in Dec.2021. It is an album of the ten original singles released throughout 2021. With each song release, I also did a lyric video.
I look back at this album, and realize that I have developed a handful of music skills throughout the year. There are a lot of skills needed to self produce a song and an album.
By producing and releasing one song each month, each song became a project to itself.
I have become better at the songwriting process. I discover new things to develop and refine other processes that help the songwriting process. This year I spent more time on lyrics to have the song say more accurately, what I want it to say.
Music Recording & Production
Not only am I a songwriter, but as an Indie ( independent ) Artist, I do most things myself. This involves the recording and sound engineering process.
Getting a good vocal or ukulele track is not always easy, even after a number of tries.
Then I need to make the music sound good. I do this on the computer with audio software. Just like playing an instrument well takes time, being a good recording engineer also takes time and effort.
I feel I have made some gains on producing better music this year. I still hear things that are not as perfect as I would like, after the song has been released, but that is part of the creative process.
You can find the individual lyric videos on my website at this link –
Also on this page, is an Album Video, which is the first video on the page. The video narrates some of my thoughts behind the songs on the album. There are Time Stamps for each song below .
0:00 All Is Right With The World – the happy song
3:51 Natural Order of Things – a song about grief, a reflective song
7:14 Grow Some Food – a song encouraging people to grow their own food
11:02 Stand Up And Try Again – a song about persistence
14:55 Coffee Conversation – a song about the enjoyment of sharing coffee with others
17:59 One Thing Leads To Another – a song for my wife on our 47th anniversary
22:23 On My Way – a self improvement song about moving to the next level
26:25 Set Yourself Free – as song about turning away from bitterness, a soul searching song
29:59 TNT Is Truth Not Told – a song about bad business deals, a social issues song,
33:17 Doing Usual Things Unusual Well – a self improvement song
This is my second ukulele original song album. Most songwriters, including me write songs from their own experience.
We all go through stages in life. Being retired allows life to be reflective. And some of those thoughts are turned into songs.
Natural Order of Things – a song about grief.
One Thing Leads To Another – a song for my wife on our 47th anniversary,
Set Yourself Free – as song about turning away from bitterness, a soul searching song
TNT Is Truth Not Told – a song about bad business deals
Grow Some Food – a song encouraging people to grow their own food
Joy of Life Songs
All Is Right With The World – the happy song – a song about when everything is right in your world
Coffee Conversation – a song about the enjoyment of sharing coffee and good conversation
Self Improvement Songs
Doing Usual Things Unusual Well – an encouragement song
Stand Up And Try Again – a song about moving from unemployed to employed
On My Way – a song about moving to the next level
You can find Richard’s music on all major streaming services. For those who have a Spotify account, you can find the albums at these links –
Spotify – All Is Right With The World – https://spoti.fi/2Z0LxMw
Spotify – Balance In Life Playlist – https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2xo…
Richard’s Website – https://richardlepinsky.com/
Here’s to a good album for 2021, and I look forward to repeating the process in 2022, with more improvement !