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5 questions to ask yourself when choosing songs

Picking songs can feel daunting, here are a few things to think about when choosing them. 1. Are they suitable? Make sure that you make decisions based on the age you're catering for, the tastes of the people going to the event and if the lyrics send the message you want. For example, going down… Continue reading 5 questions to ask yourself when choosing songs

Arrangement of the week

Arrangement of the week: A Thousand Years Part 2

So this week's arrangement is Christina Perri's A Thousand Years Part 2. Part 2 is a beautiful duet version of the original with male and female vocals. To replicate this, I've used a piano trio, with the strings carrying the vocal lines. A Thousand Years is currently a popular choice for weddings, thanks to Twilight: Breaking Dawn.… Continue reading Arrangement of the week: A Thousand Years Part 2

Original Songs, Uncategorized

Cuthbert’s Cave

I've been creating artwork to go with my tracks. Here's the one for my new song, Cuthbert's Cave. This is about the story of the Lindisfarne monks carrying St Cuthbert's body to a cave to protect him from the Viking when they took over the island. I used djembes to give a tribal feel. Check… Continue reading Cuthbert’s Cave