New Lyric Video for “Asking for a Friend”

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Our mental health takes constant hits when we’re in the habit of talking cruelly to ourselves. If you’ve ever caught yourself thinking “I can’t do anything right,” you know what I’m talking about. This song helps you challenge that notion. I hope it gets stuck in your head and reminds you to be kinder to yourself!

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New Album “Salt and Sand: Rock Songs to Heal the Mind” Set for Feb 4 Release

I’m pleased to announce the release of my new album “Salt and Sand: Rock Songs to Heal the Mind,” scheduled for Friday, February 4! Album artwork was expertly created by Lora Ferrie. This artist exceeded my vision for a “split screen” of the salt and sand on an icy highway eventually giving way to salt and sand on a summer beach.

Salt and Sand: Rock Songs to Heal the Mind by Jason Didner. Album cover artwork by Lora Ferrie.

Rock Songs to Heal the Mind

“Salt and Sand” is intended to spark conversation about mental health. I want you to pay closer attention to your own emotional life and those of your loved ones. The album’s tracks make up 3 chapters:

One: Seeing the Obstacles
Two: We’re on this Road Together
Three: Caring for You

Album Launch Concert Online

On the evening of February 4, I will give a streaming concert at Live Streamer Cafe. In it, I’ll perform all the songs in album order. 20% of digital album sales and tips will go to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

You can see the album’s official videos on the Video page of this site.

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I just wrote this song last Saturday 12/19 – and it’s one of my very best! I captured an acoustic performance of the new song. It will only be shared with email subscribers. So let’s get you signed up! You’ll then receive the secret link to the video in your inbox. Enjoy!

Jason Didner performs "A Complicated Miracle"

I’ve considered my kidney transplant with my wife Amy a “complicated miracle” for years. But only now has it dawned on me that it could be a song! I feel this song is one of my very best – intensely personal and universal at the same time. Get it emailed to you below!

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Coming Soon: Super Clean Escape Machine

A rock song and video about the many benefits of cycling

Super Clean Escape Machine single by Jason Didner, lyrics by Bob Didner

My father Bob, a fellow cyclist, told me he wrote a poem about cycling and would like me to set it to music, and that he had a concept for a video.

The anthemic rock track features multiple layers of harmony vocals, guitars, and keyboards. There’s a slide guitar solo that give s a nod to George Harrison’s immediately recognizable style.

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Jason Didner's new, unreleased song Run With My Troubles is about how running and other forms of exercise help ease anxiety.

I’m working on a music video for my new song “Run With My Troubles.” This hard rock song carries an uplifting message about the effect of exercise on anxiety and stress. I played all the instruments on it, with special attention paid to guitar solo – a tribute to the late, great Edward Van Halen.

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To learn more about my exercise endeavors for my mental health, see my feature in Kidney Donor Athletes.

New Home Studio Video: “Battle”

I’m proud to share with you this very important song about learning to view mental health as something other than a battle – it’s the hard-earned vision of mental health as a journey toward compassion.

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