Head above water

The latest session with Greg Fitzgerald saw the recording yesterday of the lead vocal for ‘Head above Water’, a revised mix of ‘Promises at midnight’, plus the first performance of ‘The girl I never had’, the lyric for which was completed early this morning.

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Brooklands Radio

I was interviewed last week by Roger McCormick for Brooklands Radio and the show was broadcast this evening. I was joined online by long-term colleague Ian Smith of Frusion and Fizzion International Music Agencies, and we discussed in-depth the issues facing working musicians looking to tour Europe in the future.

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Canterbury tale

Another fulfilling day working on songs for the album. This time progress was made via the guitar, arrangement and initial lead vocal for ‘Promises at midnight’; an additional brief electric guitar solo for Quids in; approved mixes of Caring soul and Nashville, Tennessee; plus tweaks to the mixes of ‘Girl on the Train’ (guitar) and ‘In the comfort of strangers’ (lead vocal).

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John Smith OBE

John Smith, my former colleague at the MU and currently PPL Chair, has today been awarded an OBE for services to music in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. A richly deserved honour, John served as the Union’s General Secretary from the winter of 2002 through to the summer of 2017.

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