On the bleak days and pathways of winter, the leafless trees and bare hedges have a way of revealing the kind of landscape which seems to suggest that nature is taking a well earned rest.
I have often taken a cue from that idea of making time and finding inspiration in quiet places. I hope the song says the rest!
Colum Sands is a universal storyteller who draws on a long Irish tradition of poetic musicality to weave songs for the
Drawing on countless performances, Sands uses humour and shrewd observation to celebrate what unites rather than what separates. His latest album “Song Bridge” includes many of the songs written for his extensive environmental campaigning over the past two years....more
There's a similarity in song writing between Richard Thompson and Hugh Cornwell which maybe isn't surprising as they went to the same school at the same time, although Thompson is older.
Due to Thompson's association with John French of Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band I searched for his work on the Bandcamp app. French, Thompson and Cornwell all have albums on the app which I'm very pleased about. Only Thompson has released contemporary albums, much to his credit.