Inspire your budding songwriters to create magical and meaningful lyricsThe cathartic nature of Songwriting during times of crisis Words are great! But lyrics can be tricky! And they are so important when it comes to writing songs. Can you imagine Mr Dylan’s music without his prophetic and poetic words? Would Mr Bowie’s genius be complete without his elaborate and abstract lyrics? And where would Sir Elton be without Bernie Taupin? Consider even the plastic pop
Songwriting
All Because of You
Hope you are all well in these strange and disturbing times. A few weeks ago I spoke to a friend of mine, Jon, who is COO of several Care Homes in the South East. I offered to beam some music into his Homes to entertain his residents. Jon was grateful but said that he and his staff were fully focussed on “the carnage which is heading our way”. He was right. Three weeks later and
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March 11, 2019

PitTalk

I know, I’ll do a Podcast, I thought. Maybe one about the unsung heroes of the Music Business…. the guys and gals who give us the music of the West End…. the session players who make the Superstars sound great… or MD’s, Producers, Teachers or Sound Engineers, all of whom navigate what is one of the toughest careers, often without much or any recognition. Or money! So Ladies and Germans I give you Episode 1
Music, News, Podcast
LISTEN TO THE ENTRIES AND VOTE HERE I’m honoured that my song Hey Traveller has been shortlisted for the final of the Last Choir Singing Competition. This gave me an excuse to head back to the Lancashire hills and be back on home turf for a while. (A place where there has been outrage locally as the average price of a pint has reached £3!!!!!! *%@!) Had a great time at Radio Lancashire yesterday afternoon
News, Press, Songwriting