Neil Williamson 14


Glasgow UK   Nov 23  

Artist Bio

Influences:   The usual ones for a pianist: Elton, Tom Waits, Ben Folds, Ron Mael and any new music I can get my ears on.

I'm a writer and musician from Glasgow, Scotland. Been songwriting on and off since the 80s, but for the last 13 years most of my material has been in the service of my now defunkt band, murnie ( I'm fond of unusual subjects for lyrics, but that doesn't mean I don't take it seriously.

Collaborations: Not this year, sorry. Let me work myself out first.

Note on recordings: for FAWM I'm going to be recording songs quick on my phone, so apologies if things are a little hard to make out.

Songs (14)

#1 When Harry Went 10
5 weeks
#2 New Sleeves 14
5 weeks
#3 Losing It 5
5 weeks
#4 Counter to the Clock 6
5 weeks
#5 Always Something Left in the Well 15
4 weeks
#6 We Regret... 9
4 weeks
#7 Slights 4
4 weeks
#8 Waking Up 8
4 weeks
#9 In Pursuit of JOI 5
4 weeks
#10 Vintage Jazz Slide 11
4 weeks
#11 A Broken Child 10
3 weeks
#12 Your Loudmouth Friends 5
3 weeks
#13 Lost Cat 5
3 weeks
#14 What Do I Have To Say? 8
3 weeks


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  • @barrygoldman  2 weeks

    Hey! If you want to do an album swap I'd be happy to listen to something from you if you have an album, or order with your tracks. Mine to throw down would be my best album.

  • @jibbidy34  2 weeks

    Oh my goodness Dupletarion Warrior you are AWESOME!! You took the time to write 200 comments and listen to all those songs! Thanks for your hefty contribution to our community. You have 200 thank you’s from your fellow FAWMers and from me! Excellent work and keep busting’ those zongs!!

  • @bjunker  2 weeks

    Thanks for listening to Rags & Moose! I'm glad it was effective. I think I might just edit the words and melody slightly and leave it at that!

  • @bjunker  2 weeks

    Thanks for listening to Rags & Moose! I'm glad it was effective. I think I might just edit the words and melody slightly and leave it at that!

  • @mishykatz  2 weeks

    Thank you for the listen and comment on Some Hearts! Much appreciated <3

  • @jwh 3 weeks

    I'm glad you liked I Saw A Ghost! That was indeed a Saw you heard!

  • @oblivionratula  3 weeks

    Glad you enjoyed my little conversation with my Quaker parakeet. πŸ˜‰ Thanks for the listen.

  • @owl  3 weeks

    Thanks for the kind comments on The Judas Goat!

  • @aprilm  3 weeks

    Thank you for your kind words on When I Need You Most. I was so honoured that @oddbod agreed to perform the duet with me.

  • @wacha  3 weeks

    Yes, the lyrics were dark. The bridge is actually what made me feel like I needed to do this one. Thanks for taking a listen.

  • @owl  3 weeks

    i'm learning something new every day from FAWM...

  • @jibbidy34  4 weeks

    Thank you Neil! Your comment is so much appreciated!!

  • @susyblue  4 weeks

    Thanks for your nice comment πŸ˜€ I hadn't heard of Arc Iris but just had a lil listen, I like!

  • @scubed  4 weeks

    Thank you so much for the beautiful comment on "Better Angels"!

  • @mkd  4 weeks

    Thank you so much for your comment on Mother Song! Really touched by your words, and yes, what a gem that lad of mine is!

  • @pompeyjazz 4 weeks

    Thanks for your great feedback man

  • @jibbidy34  4 weeks

    Congratulations Centurion Soldier! You wrote 100 comments for your fellow FAWMers!! You made this place even better. You took your time to listen to other people's songs and you have 100 thank you's from all of them and from me! Here’s your badge. Excellent work and keep busting’ those zongs!!

  • @corinnelucy  4 weeks

    Thank you so much for your insightful comment on Valentine's Gift, your reading was spot-on and I'll take your pointers & fix my song. 😊

  • @fuzzy  4 weeks

    Hey, thanx for the comment on "Kitchen Scissors...".
    The film is "Eraserhead". πŸ˜‰

  • @wobbiewobbit  4 weeks

    haha M25 - Very Dark Subject Indeed!
    thanks πŸ˜€

  • @wacha  4 weeks

    Thank you for your kind words on "Seeds".

  • @spinhead  4 weeks

    Ah, glad you liked "Here Before." It almost wrote itself, but it didn't sing itself, that's fer sure.

  • @aflinner  4 weeks

    Thanks for your comments on my songs this year! Sorry I've fallen behind on my own commenting up to this point, trying to catch up now. πŸ˜€

  • @andyt13 5 weeks


  • @boostock 5 weeks

    Thank you for taking the time to comment and listen. Appreciate it! πŸ˜‰

  • @barrygoldman  5 weeks

    Thanks a lot for all your comments! πŸ˜€

  • @oddbod  6 weeks

    Thanks for listening and your kind comments

  • @chipwithrow  6 weeks

    Thanks for listening to my music - looking forward to hearing something of yours soon.

  • @tseaver  6 weeks

    I'm glad you enjoyed "Cereal Offender." Thanks muchly for the comparison to Waits -- he's a hero of mine.

  • @fuzzy  6 weeks

    Hey, thanx for the comment on "Death Is Nigh".
    A comparison to Ivor Cutler?!? I am honoured, kind sir!!

  • @w1n  6 weeks

    Thanks for the comment on Twilight Cowboy, hope you find time and inspiration to write something this FAWM, your old stuff with Murnie sounds really nice.

  • @tan482  6 weeks

    Thank you for your lovely comment, glad the tune took you to a happy place πŸ˜€

  • @dani312 7 weeks

    Welcome to FAWM! Good luck this year.

  • @aflinner  7 weeks

    Welcome back, fellow FAWMer...Just listed to "All The Generals" on the showcase yourself thread. Watchlisted. Great work!

  • @alamous 8 weeks

    Haha! Glad you enjoyed Helsinki πŸ˜€

  • @fearlessflight2014  8 weeks

    Welcome! Paul Williams is AWESOME!!

  • @fuzzy  Jan 19

    Welcome to FAWM!!

  • @ustaknow Jan 18

    hiGh! πŸ˜€ -- Best of 2018 FAWM to U

  • @guatecoop  Jan 18

    Hey there, just so you whatever messages to others in their page so that they see them. Or, you can do the @ and then their name on the forums and it will show up on their page....just a quirk of the site.

  • @ayehahmur  Jan 15

    Cheers @guatecoop !

  • @guatecoop  Jan 15

    Welcome!! I'm glad you've joined us!

  • @ayehahmur  Jan 13

    Cheers @roddy. I actually grew up in Strathaven, so even closer I guess πŸ˜€. I've no idea what I'm going to produce songwise - we'll see what comes out. Which is pretty "exciting" in it's on way.
    Looking forward to hearing yours too - and everyone else's. Seems to be a fair bit of variety among FAWMers, which is perfect.

  • @roddy  Jan 13

    Hi, good to see you here. Didn't realise you were from Glasgow (I'm originally from East Kilbride but in Australia for a while.). Looking forward to hearing your music.