For David Zach of Remedy Drive, darkness is not a stranger. For seven years, he has transformed the work of his band to align with the work of justice– specifically, the work of freeing enslaved individuals around the world in partnership with The Exodus Road. Imago Amor is the third album centered on telling the stories he's encountered along the way. The songs capture a defiant hope that resonates both in the work of justice, and in the work of being human and whole in a broken, breaking world. I had the opportunity to catch up with David about what it means to be made in the image of love, how he's navigated the past year of human history, and what it means to practice hope as a sacrament.
Remedy Drive is preparing to cap off Human Trafficking Prevention Month in January with their new album Imago Amor, due out on January 29. The album will be their third that supports the counter-trafficking efforts of The Exodus Road.
Remedy Drive has launched a kickstarter for a 2020 album release, a project that will be their third effort centered on counter-trafficking in partnership with The Exodus Road.
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In 2014, Remedy Drive initiated a profound shift in their purpose. With the release of Commodity, the newly-independent band became a vehicle for justice in partnership with counter-trafficking organization The Exodus Road. Remedy Drive's revenue became a fundraiser, their lead singer David Zach became a frontlines operative and the songs became the soundtrack for a [...]