The UK’s Live Music Industry Is On Its Knees

The UK’s Live Music Industry Is On Its Knees

The UK’s live music industry is on its knees. Artists are asking the government to act now to prevent the permanent closure of venues and festivals along with a colossal loss of jobs. ⠀ ⠀ Just last year the live music industry contributed £4.5bn to the UK economy,...

Newfound inspiration

I’m happy to have tapped into fresh inspiration for songwriting! It’s a big relief, having found myself feeling a little stagnant on the ideas front for a while. This new material finds itself routed in folk with a bit of a twist, through experimenting with guitar...

27 Miles – live video

Here’s another live clip from my performance at The Acorn earlier this year. ’27 Miles’ is one of my more recent compositions. It’s a song about being haunted by a past life and struggling to face up to personal demons. It has become one of my...

My first gig and dealing with stage fright

Throwback to my first gig as a singer. An hour before this picture was taken I was a total nervous mess. Pretty much paralysed in a ball of doubt and anxiety. I had thrown the towel in. This was 2012, an event at St Mary’s Church in Penzance, and my slot was only two...

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...