Tag Archives: Humour

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 Demo: Sweet Baby Hand Grenade

Pretty little weapon of mass distraction The explosive truth about the Birds and Bees Download     mp3 demo     Capo Chords in D (pdf)     Chords in F (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) I wrote this song … Continue reading

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Advice Regarding The Treatment Of Bullet Wounds no. 2

I did you wrong, but you did me wronger Don’t Try This At Home Download     mp3 demo          mp3 Live duet with Rachel McClean Chords (pdf)      Behind The Song Don’t take out the … Continue reading

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A Little Spillage

  The Horse is fine, of course, although the van is far less certain! Just your average Cockney-Kiwi, Bernard Cribbins-type jam. A collaboration with Stephen Wordsmith. Download     Chords (pdf) One of the pleasure of FAWM is meeting incredibly creative … 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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Polishing A Turd (NSFW)

If they hang it in a gallery, it still don’t make it art Three chords and the truth Download     mp3 demo     Lyrics (pdf) During FAWM 2015 I was writing a song based on additive structures and … Continue reading

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Bullingdon Boys

The rich run riot, the lawyers keep it quiet Punk Protest Download     mp3 demo     Lyrics (pdf) David and Boris and Gideon met At Oxford University They dined with a crew of the chosen few Wearing sky … Continue reading

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Tonight

She’s shining like a constellation A moment of transcendence down the pub (co-written with Harry Verity) Download     mp3 demo     Chords (pdf)     Lyrics (pdf) Looking at that girl at the other end of the bar … Continue reading

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Where Did The Time Go? (NSFW)

Days had strange elastic powers, minutes stretched to lazy hours Frantic (tick tock) hyperactive jazz workout Written with (and performed by) Liz Frencham Download     mp3 demo      Lyrics (pdf) Mr Time where did you go? How I … Continue reading

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