Shhh...don't tell anyone, but I'm back in the studio tonight to record a new set of songs. I just can't help myself. This will be a simple acoustic set of around a dozen new tunes that are bursting to get out. If there's a sonic reference, then I'm thinking Beggars Banquet/Let It Bleed era Stones, if it's lyrics, then it's everything from Betjemin to Bubba Sparxxx. Songs lined up are Rattlesnake Jar, Butterfly Wings. Snake Island Girls, Biting The Hand, Northern Star, Drownin
West Country Boy
This is tricky. The new album is not out yet, but I've already written the next. Sixteen strong songs all raring to go. Rattlesnake Jar, Average Joe, Someone Else's Hands, Northern Star, Snake Island Girls and more... I blame it on my new Alvarez Baritone Guitar. The damn thing has been so inspiring that the new tunes just shimmered into existence. Soooo...I'm considering a pared down inbetweener - a simple songbook style album that can be recorded with the minimum of fuss. Q
Lights! Positions! Action!
Tuesday saw us heading for Ragged Moon for a late night video shoot. My director is an internationally acclaimed artist and the remit was complete artistic freedom for him. After being involved in every aspect of the minutiae of writing and recording the album as a project and the single in particular, I was happy to fall back into someone elses's arms, so to speak, and let them catch my fall. Identies have been cloaked to protect the innocent at this stage, but suffice to sa