If I Fall

by The Doves

Released 2018
Released 2018
“If I Fall” by The DOVES: a dose of dread, despair, and paranoia; expressed in crunchy power chords, and set to a relentless tribal tom-tom beat.
“It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay.” — Ecclesiastes 5:5

We all have a debt that we are unable to pay. We are all bankrupt before the Holiness of God, who created time, space, matter and energy by expressing His infinite and eternal mind through His Word. And we all have a benefactor in the Person of Jesus Christ, who is the “Word become flesh”, and who has paid the sin debt of each of us, individually, from His limitless resources.

"There’s no time for payment, due for that received —
but it has come. And I am bankrupt.
If I Fall — what saint will rescue me?
If I Fall…

Think twice — think about your friends’ advice.
Think twice about your friends."

“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” — Matthew 6:12

Words, music, guitars, bass, vocals: W. Wade Stooksberry II
Drums: Maxwell “Al” Gore Rhythm

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Mastered by the incomparable Joey Stuckey (Shadow Sound Studios; Macon, GA):

“If I Fall” blog entry: