Dear readers. Please feel free to interact in the comments or via my Facebook page when I post this there. I was just looking at the song ‘Anchor’ by Bethel Music. I was singing it through just to ‘try it out’, see how it felt and whether it was useable in church. I’ve heard it … More Quick post: Clumsy Worship Lyrics
This morning at 7.30am we proudly took delivery of the hard copies of my new EP, “Where I Am Free”. I recorded the EP during the Summer of ’14 and blogged about it at the time. It’s always exciting to release a fresh set of songs after the loving process of recording, mixing and mastering … More New EP release just around the corner!
Since Dan Lank and I announced that we’ve written a new song for Christmas, we’ve had hundreds of listens through our Bandcamp page, with lots of great feedback from friends, family and strangers! I’m pleased to say that the song is now also available to buy on iTunes for the princely sum of £0.79 (English … More New Xmas song now available on iTunes and YouTube!
Last year, my good friend Dan Lank (a worship leader in West Sussex) approached me with a song idea he’d been working on. I straight away got hooked on the catchy chorus – “Come and see, come and see Emmanuel…” What a brilliant invitation to imagine and encounter again the wonderful truths of the Christmas … More New Song for Christmas!
The dreaded “whoah” section. You’re standing shoulder-to-shoulder on a Sunday morning with a friendly stranger, trying to get your mouth and vocal cords around another new song, and then you see it flash up on the screen. “Whoah! Whoah! Whoah!” Just to confirm, the worship leader encourages everyone, “Ok everyone, let’s lift our voices, sing … More Worship songs that go “whoah”
Following the release of the song story video for ‘Holy Overshadowing’ a couple of days ago, Make Way Music have just released the full performance I gave with Graham Kendrick, Mark Prentice and Terl Bryant. It was lots of fun going to film it. Credit for the arrangement goes to those guys – when I … More New Song Video – Holy Overshadowing
I was really privileged to be able to take part in a new series of films which Graham Kendrick has been releasing over the last few weeks, including song stories and performances. I was brought in to help tell the story of how ‘Holy Overshadowing’ came about, which you can see below. This song has … More New Song Story video – Holy Overshadowing
Last week I went into the The Neighbourhood studio in Greenwich for two days with a good friend of mine, Dan Moyler. Dan has cool, round, thick-rimmed glasses which he wears with an air of quiet confidence. This confidence is well-deserved; as a fledgling audio engineer he’s already working across a circuit of top London studios. Recent … More EP 2014 progress update
We seem to have a tendency in modern worship songs to want to write simple statements like “God, you’re so good,” or “Your love is so vast” or something – statements that try to capture how big and how wonderful this love of our God is as we’ve discovered it. Often though, if you’re anything like … More Singing “Our God reigns” in a world of genocide
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