CMB 024 : Cam Huxford of Ghost Ship

In session 24 of the podcast, I was privileged to talk to Cam Huxford, lead singer of the band Ghost Ship.

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With a unique sound that blends each member's influences, Ghost Ship (originally called The Holy Ghost Ship), is a convergence of folk, rock, alt-country, pop, and traditional church music, all with a message that is undeniably gospel centered.

Listen to or download the podcast here, and check out the detailed show notes below....

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In our conversation we touched on the following things...

  • His story of faith in Christ
  • The early days of being a a worship pastor
  • The difference between a hired hand and a shepherd
  • Redeeming music and ministry
  • The story of Ghost Ship
  • Songwriting as a band
  • The importance of the message
  • The Good King
  • Practical things for writing songs people will sing
  • Practical ways Cam stays inspired as a songwriter
  • Letting the gospel inspire
  • Creativity actually improves when you put clarity first
  • Art is better when it's driven by a message and not self-expression

Links for Ghost Ship

Their new album The Good King on iTunes Ghost Ship at Mars Hill Music Ghost Ship on Facebook Ghost Ship on Twitter Cam on Twitter