Contact Us

Cody Canada and the Departed Reveal ‘Prayer for the Lonely’ From New ‘Adventus’ Album – Exclusive Premiere

Cody Canada and the Departed
T. Cannon Media

Sometimes, a song written for selfish reasons can resonate deep within the country music fanbase. That should be the case with ‘Prayer for the Lonely,’ a song from Cody Canada and the Departed‘s new ‘Adventus’ album, available Nov. 13. Listen to the Taste of Country exclusive premiere of the song below.

‘Prayer for the Lonely’ was written by Departed guitarist Seth James, who says the lyric came after the death of his mother and the loss of a handful of other close band friends and family members in a very short period of time.

“In about a two-month span we lost a young musician friend to the Salmon River up in Idaho, a young sound engineer friend to a car accident, my mother to cancer, and one of our crew guys lost his mother as well,” James says.

“This was the first time I had felt that kind of sadness that doesn’t really go away,” he adds. “It is an exhausting way to feel. ’Prayer for the Lonely’ is about not wanting to feel that way anymore.”

The bluesy Texas country song provides an early peek into ‘Adventus,’ the follow-up to the band’s 2011 debut album ‘This Is Indian Land.’ The new album is the Departed’s of originals, as ‘This Is Indian Land’ was a collection of covers written by Oklahoma songwriters.

Prior to joining the Departed, Canada was the frontman for Cross Canadian Ragweed.

Listen to Cody Canada and the Departed, ‘ Prayer for the Lonley’

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://tasteofcountry.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Taste of Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Taste of Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!