Songwriting


The cat’s nose and the mystery of why we love music

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Way back in ’81, my flatmate Rachel made an interesting remark An art student and painter of nudes, she had no real interest in music. But, one day, she admitted overhearing the rest of us describe how much we liked a particular song. “When I heard what you said, the only thing I could compare […]

A strange but true story about songwriting

King Crimson Line-up

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King Crimson line-up with David Cross second from left. Sometimes, you look back on life and realise that a certain moment was pivotal This one involved an email requesting help with writing a song – in collaboration with a musical legend. Having not written any music in over a decade, let’s say confidence wasn’t high. […]