Here’s another from the Hungry Ghosts reunion at the Village in January. This is one of my more popular songs over a long period. Hungry Ghosts used to perform it but it was never recorded. I did my own version on Romantic Fiction but this live rendition beats that hollow. Crying in the Street I … Read moreCrying In The Street by Hungry Ghosts (and others)
I’ve been working with the Touring Network to try to get dates in the Highlands and Islands. Of course I keep coming up against the fact that I’m unknown and therefore a risk to any promoter putting on a gig, but I keep persevering and I’m sure some opportunity will present itself. The Touring Network … Read moreTouring Network interview
… in which I revive my band name from the 1990s with singer Tricia Thom, and perform a song with the same name as the band! Where it happened Each month, on the first Thursday, John Farrell runs his Shakey Egg night at the Village in Fort Street, Leith. It’s a friendly, intimate music night … Read moreHungry Ghosts by Hungry Ghosts
Time to look back on a year, but I don’t want to do it as a blast of my own trumpet. More like a wave of gratitude for all the help I’ve had and the things that have gone well. to the Heaven Sent for being at my side on the stage and sticking with … Read moreSo that’s 2018, then …
Here’s a new video, based on cover of a Momus song I’ve been working on for some time. This is from Momus’s 1993 album Timelord, and I’ve loved it all these years. I’d wanted to sing it but the chords were a mystery to me until I found a piece of software called Riffstation, which … Read moreChristmas on Earth (Momus cover)
This is the story of a collaborative songwriting effort over the last six months or so between Gerry Callaghan and myself. The result was a three-song album -an EP if you will – which we’re selling to benefit SAMH, the Scottish Association for Mental Health. Four Little Leaves – the beginning Early in 2018 I … Read moreWho Was The Poor Girl from Dublin?