There is something hypnotic about the winter light and colours on the lough, mountains and sky around the place where I am lucky enough to live in Rostrevor, County Down.
The variety of shades is almost matched by the ever changing faces and stories that go past the window of our old house on Shore Road.
I really like the idea that even when we’re in the depths of winter, there is always hope and new life taking shape beneath the ground.
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.