As readers will know, last year I released my second EP Invitation, and was very involved with two other big releases from our church – an album of live worship, and an album of Christmas Gospel arrangements. These were exciting projects, and the EP especially pushed me to be expanding my listening and assessment of … More 2013: Music I discovered last year
Continuing the series that began with my post about my song ‘You Are With Me’, a few thoughts on ‘Invitation Song’ (click for lyrics), track 3 on my recent EP, Invitation. Song-Swapping One of the things that can be enjoyable about songwriting is the flow you can create in your working process when a discarded verse from … More Song Stories 2 – Invitation Song
I thought it would be fun to provide a couple of thoughts behind some of the songs that make up my new EP, Invitation. So over the next week or so I will try to sit down regularly to write a song story! And seeing as You Are With Me is the first song on … More Song Stories 1 – You Are With Me
Hi folks If you haven’t heard, I’ve been posting some new songs at the brand new Ichthus Worship Soundcloud page. These are songs that we are going to be teaching at using at Revive 2013 this year. To make it really easy for you to hear some of the material, I’ve posted a Soundcloud player … More New songs and EP release news
Hi folks By way of a rare update on some of my music/worship/songwriting activities, I can safely say that this has been one of the busiest seasons of my life so far in terms of writing (and rewriting) a bunch of songs. Recently I had the great privilege of co-writing with Graham Kendrick; the result … More Lots of Songwriting…
For a long time (a LONG time!) I’ve been talking about producing an album of some of my latest songs. People have been keen on this so I must apologise. Time, money and not a little bit of artistic perfectionism have hampered my attempts at various turns over the last few years, but I’m pursuing … More Progress on a new album
Hi folks Something I’ve been meaning to do for a while: video blog! Much preferable for many I think to reading text, is to watch a video. This one features a new revamped song! Enjoy!