Instrumental: Victory Day

Close-up of an ant

In my ‘formative teenage years’, I had a couple of favourite orchestral albums. One was Holst’s The Planets. The other was a collection of current film themes which included Grand Prix and Dr Zhivago. The latter included a piece called, I think, Funeral March. Despite trying I’ve never again found this piece on any Dr Zhivago collections online or on album. I … Read more

Winter songs

Frozen ferns by Free Nature Stock

All across the UK, we’re freezing. I hope you’re able to keep warm. In the meantime, here are a couple of winter songs that I hope will cheer you up! Christmas Revolution Winter Sky This was a song from my first real album, 2004’s The Wolf Who Snared The Moon. I’ve always had a soft … Read more

Heaven Sent album – latest previews

Here’s a new preview of some of the tracks from our next album. There are a couple more tracks but we have to keep some surprises! We’ll be in the studio in October to complete backing vocals for the last two songs we recorded last month. Then it’s a matter of final mixes and adding … Read more

New song: The Prophet

Here’s a new song. More info about it below the video. What’s it all about? Anyone who’s dabbled in the domain known variously as religion, spirituality or belief knows that there can be a big disconnect between what you want to believe and what you understand is realistic or true. I’ve been there myself on … Read more

The Twilight Show compendium

Twilight sky

The Twilight Show series of videos started in 2020 as a version of the ‘tiny desk concert’ idea – a way to present an intimate, close-up version of a song with no fancy acting and no attempt to create excitement. This was, of course, during lockdown. The idea of tinting them blue and the ‘twilight’ … Read more