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Thoughts, music, and behind the scenes with Dan Aston.

Map the stars – lyrics snippet

Here are some lyrics from a song I’ve been working on called ‘Map The Stars’. Some of you may recognise it as I performed a rough version at a couple of gigs earlier this year. It’s essentially about the struggle to keep childhood dreams alive and the sacrifices that...

For You My Friend – Live Video

Hi everyone! Sorry for the radio silence, I hope you are all keeping well. I have some new music on the way at last.   For now, here's a new video taken from my performance at The Acorn earlier this year. 'For You My Friend' was the first song I wrote when I ventured...

Whisky Songs – Live Video

Here's a live version of my original song, Whisky Songs. Thanks to Brian Smith for capturing this at The Acorn. Enjoy

Music update 06/11/19

My upcoming single is mixed and ready to be mastered. I can't wait to share it with you all! Those of you who have seen me perform over the past few months will know this song. Inspired by delta blues and the starkness of Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska, it's a raw...

Music update: 29/10/19

I’m working on some exciting things behind the scenes. News on my upcoming single soon. Then more to follow - 2020 will be a big year!

Pictures from The Acorn 50th Anniversary

Here are some pics from Friday's gig at The Acorn! There's even one of me smiling 👀 I had a really great time performing, thank you to everyone who came along. A fab event all round to celebrate the venue's 50th anniversary 😊 My set of original...

Acorn 50 gig

This Friday I'll be performing at The Acorn in Penzance, along with four other local acts, to celebrate the venue's 50th anniversary! My set kicks off at 7.30pm. Tickets £5  

If You’ve Loved – single out now

My new single 'If You've Loved' is available to stream and download now! Spotify: iTunes: Amazon: Credits: Written and performed by Dan Aston, featuring Sue Aston on violin. Produced & mixed...