[Editor's Note: Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be presenting my favorite local songs of the year, counting down from No. 25 to No. 1, one track a day. Today, we take an in-depth look at song No. 19 on the list--and click after the jump for a free download of the track. Lastly, keep checking back to see how the list pans out, and, also after the jump, check out songs No. 40-26 in the Top 40 list that will update as it grows...]
No. 19: Doug Burr -- "The Righteous Will Rejoice"
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In early 2009, Doug Burr released The Shawl, a ten-track release in which he offered up his musical interpretations of the Psalms. And though the disc wasn't quite the fare audiences expected from the revered local singer-songwriter, it sure grabbed them as easily--none more so than the chilling "The Righteous Will Rejoice."