Tag Archives: 2016

New Song: You Know What We Need

The strongest person is the one who knows they’re weak EveryONE Is Broken aka The basement is where the real church gets done Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf) This song was frankensteined together during FAWM 2016 … Continue reading

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New Song: That Takes The Biscuit

We never stop to ask why we fight over crumbs Musical meme-based morality is the new rock and roll Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf) This is definitely the first internet meme that I’ve set to music, … Continue reading

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New Demo: Finger Puppet Man

He’s already wearing four No big deal… Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf) Finger Puppet Man is obviously nothing more than a joke set to music. I wrote it during FAWM 2013 but the melody was naggingly familiar. … Continue reading

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NEW SONG: The Kindest Person I Know

Your mercy burnt bright in the darkness She’s a keeper Download     mp3 demo      Chords (pdf)      Lyrics (pdf) I’ve been married 23 years. Want to know my secret? I found an amazing woman and married … Continue reading

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NEW SONG: Kiss Me Beneath The Mistletoe

Let’s both be bad tonight A Christmas romance with hidden depths Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) I grew up on the beautiful wordsmithery of Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin as … Continue reading

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NEW SONG: Refugee With An iPhone

Safer to be where the bombs come from than the city on which they’re falling A short walk in another man’s shoes Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) I can’t remember who it … Continue reading

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New Song: John Lennon Blues

Pray for a man to put the ‘fist’ in ‘pacifist’ The good die young. Or they just die. Download     mp3 demo I’ve never really written a 12 bar blues I was happy with but John Lennon Blues is … Continue reading

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Losing The Light

Soon we fade to black, soon the credits roll Smooth metal dark night of the soul Download     mp3 demo Written during FAWM 2016. Based on a riff I found on a writing tape from 1992 inspired by Jake … Continue reading

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Indie/Major

Mountains? I’ve seen mountains! If Weird Al was a poetry slam champion…It would sound nothing like this. Download      mp3 demo      Chords (pdf) Ever since I discovered Nottingham songwriter Simon J Curd (who records as Mountain Schmountain) I’ve been … Continue reading

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When I Said “Stop Setting Things On Fire” I Really, REALLY Meant It.

Wait! Wait! What Key Are We In? Frank Zappa meets Scott Bradley Download     mp3 demo Written during FAWM 2016. I found a couple of musical fragments labelled ‘Etude No 3′ on a cassette I recorded in 1991. I … Continue reading

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