Songstories#4 Green Lights All The Way

This song came to me in the most predictable, prosaic way you could imagine – I was driving home from Edinburgh at night and, guess what, I got a green light at just about every junction. As I was driving I started stringing together ideas about a guy whose life just works. Kind of an […]

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Until I Found You

There’s a running joke among my musician friends about how long it takes me to get from writing something to recording it, but this probably stretches it.  This song dates from the days of the band Hungry Ghosts so it’s probably mid 90s.  I don’t remember any story around writing it other than a vague […]

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It’s just a song, after all …

This is one for all the performers among my friends. Tonight I wrote a song. The first time in a year, during which I thought I either couldn’t, or didn’t need to, write another. So I’ve written one, and I think it’s good. Big deal. Why is that such a bitter sweet feeling? Since I […]