It was recorded in 2010, and I was in a hurry to post it elsewhere because I’m so fond of the song itself. But I’ve always hated the old mix - I lost the essence of the guitars and choirs during mastering because the lead vox was so ear-piercingly sparkly in the…read more
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track: Sleeping With The Ghost (REMIX)
Size: 4.72 MB
I wrote it years ago. Even tried rehearsing it with the band I was in at the time. But I couldn’t play it properly. It took several weeks of practicing DADGAD (never really used it in anger before) until I was prepared to give it a go this time.
When it was half written yesterday, I was considering binning it as a throwaway exercise - I do that quite often. But I played the songwriting demo to someone else and, er, apparently I should finish it…
It was meant to be a full band pop-rock song. But I started overdubbing on the original exploratory demo I’d done to work out the arrangement (with no click track). I kept coming back to it intending to start afresh… but then it ended up like this and I knew it was done…read more
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track: Baby Has A Good Time Anyway
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Acoustic love song. Written and recorded between Christmas 2010 and the New Year.
I’d just finished recording Elizabeth’s Room and was tooling up to record a pop-rock song when this little beast popped out of nowhere, almost perfectly formed in the time it took to sing it a couple of times…read more
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track: Now That You're Sleeping
Size: 4.78 MB