Monthly Archives: December 2012

Music Video- This Lonely Room

I posted the soundcloud link for This Lonely Room a few days ago because with my last single, I released both the audio and the video at the same time and I got such overwhelming feedback on the video ( I suspect mainly because of the whole crazy cat obsession in it), which was wonderful- but no one mentioned the song at all and the music is why I do it, it is what I spend the majority of my time and energy on, so I found it really strange that the very thing I was trying to promote got swept to the side.

Making videos is definitely a fun thing, but the experience taught me how visual people are- that as soon as you put an image with something it sticks, the two seem to become quite inseparable.  When I write music, I have strong visuals in my head, I know what the characters look like and when I listen to music, I love that we can put our own visuals to a soundtrack.  It was a tough choice to create a video for this particular track, because it is a dark, brooding, building song- but I didn’t want the video to be too angsty and so we decided to take a cue from the likes of Dario Argento and David Lynch, Joss Whedon or even Quentin Tarantino- who can turn a very serious dark moment into something a bit absurd- in the case of my video we went for lo-fi special fx and gore.  It’s a video that doesn’t take itself too seriously, even though I don’t think of the song itself as a joke.

I hope you enjoy the video- but would also love it if you took time to close your eyes and listen to the song in it’s own right.  Above all- thank you for your time to do either, We live in such a fast paced world and I appreciate you supporting me so much!

The song is out on itunes now.

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This Lonely Room- Preview listen of the Brand New Single

I’ve got a brand new song out on Monday, but I’m really proud of this one so I thought I’d give you all a listen before the official release.

Standby for the video too- out on Monday at 9am!

Presenting- This Lonely Room:

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Music from La Muse

It’s been a while since I posted anything- sorry for the absence, but I was lucky enough to spend most of November locked away in the beautiful mountains of Labastide Esperbairenque in Southern France.  I was at the artist residence La Muse and had a magical time away from everything writing the remainder of my new album.

The gorgeous and talented Welsh duo Charlie and Jess were also in residence writing some folk tunes for a new album.

Here they are in La Muse’s studio, performing a new song:

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