It must have been well over two years ago when James Whyte and I first discussed doing an acoustics & harmonies cover act. We haven’t exactly rushed into action, but here’s our first video, of Simon & Garfunkel’s Cecilia from The Village this month.
Paul Simon is a great comedy writer – as well as a great songwriter. I still can’t help laughing at the incongruity and innuendo of ‘I get up to wash my face’ in the middle of a pop song.
The rest of our set is heavy on S&G and Beatles but with a few more up-to-date references like Elbow and the Cactus Blossoms.
More to follow!
Tell Tale Songs
FREE intro to Norman Lamont's music - Tell Tale Songs mini-album
Can you guess who’s Dexter and who’s Sinister, and why?