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Song Of Single...

Last night I saw two friends of mine if only disconnected from the vine. I closed my door and shut it tight, pick some strings then bed down for the night. And when I rose at 1 pm my weary…

Keeping Things Simple Is The Key To Success! 

If it ain't broke don't fix it - well, all great relationships will tend to have their peaks and troughs, its the moments you realise there is time to relax and recharge, simplicity takes over. 

Sat outside with dad eating…

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Are You Here Because of The Way!

The way is an album I put out in 2010 after returning from America and not wishing to leave things too long. I'd already recorded everything although at that point only had the files. Nevertheless, added one extra song for…

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Here For You (Now On YouTube)!

It's very cool when you look at places that have been streaming your songs and see a track like 'Here For You' pop up! Another song and lead title from the 2004 release of the same name. As stated below…

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Writing Someway!

This is one of those recordings that you either work up and record or you just play it live or perhaps do both. Alternate tuning to start on five strings. I played on 5 strings for a long time purposely…

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Angle Park (Big Country Backing Tracks).

I found this one a few years ago and to be honest couldn't resist. Sat there alone on a Saturday night set up my desk mic and stood back in the living room and attempted to match the record. Doubling…

Thoughts On A European Super League!

Granted if you had the opportunity to earn money playing in such a league you would do well. Can't imagine ticket prices being anywhere near reasonable and then think about the other leagues and teams: Rangers and Celtic?

That's…

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Proof That YouTube Changed (Come Back To Me)

I originally recorded this trackback around 2002, and at the time was attempting to capture some emotional angst in me that I thought had always translated well from the original writers: Turns out the lead singer takes his own life…

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Nelly Trim (Writing From Poetry)

 

One supposes in the modern realms you can state Trim and still be understood. 'Nelly Trim' originally being a poem by Sylvia Townsend, found myself going through a phase of seeing how hard it was to covert and/or adapt certain…

Jenny Kissed Me by Leigh Hunt (Musical Adaptation)

First releasing the very short poem 'Jenny Kissed Me', in around 1838, first found it myself in a very smart compilation book of poetry my dad had. Worked up an arrangement and starting singing the melody: The irony about the…

Hold For Me (You Mean There's Side Projects Too)! 

Around 2004 the band I'd been playing in, took hiatus later reforming around 2006. That being the case was still very much in the frameworks of getting my songs heard by the major U.S Labels. Hold For Me, was penned…