Jayson’s DJ Pick of the Week is “Hand of the Sculptor” by Mike Miz! Filled to the brim with energetic guitar riffs and spirited vocal performances, “Hand of the Sculptor” tells the incrdible story of Mike Miz as he navigated his addiction recovery. Working 3rd shift at a printing factory while struggling with the tail end of his recovery journey, Miz wrote this song to represent this difficult season of life.
Interestingly, the lyrics of “Hand of the Sculptor” convey simultaneous hopelessness and resilience, as Miz struggles to find the point at which his destiny ends and his agency begins. Utilizing a Rolling-Stones-inspired sound, Miz conveys simultaneous angst and determination. Though the song embodies the feeling of losing a fight against life itself, Miz demonstrates his courageous decision to continue fighting back. Listen to “Hand of the Sculptor” below, and be on the lookout for Miz’s upcoming album Only Human!
Tune in to 100.1 FM or lightning100.com all week to hear “Hand of the Sculptor” by Mike Miz, Jayson’s DJ Pick of the Week. Share your thoughts on the track by tagging #L100DJPicks on Twitter.