Neil Williamson 14

@ayehahmur 

Glasgow UK   Nov 2017

neilwilliamson.blog  

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 (murnie.bandcamp.com). 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
Feb 6
#2 New Sleeves 14
Feb 6
#3 Losing It 5
Feb 11
#4 Counter to the Clock 6
Feb 11
#5 Always Something Left in the Well 15
Feb 14
#6 We Regret... 9
Feb 14
#7 Slights 4
Feb 17
#8 Waking Up 8
Feb 17
#9 In Pursuit of JOI 5
Feb 18
#10 Vintage Jazz Slide 11
Feb 18
#11 A Broken Child 10
Feb 24
#12 Your Loudmouth Friends 5
Feb 25
#13 Lost Cat 5
Feb 25
#14 What Do I Have To Say? 8
Feb 26

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  • @barrygoldman  Mar 5

    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.
    https://barrygoldman.bandcamp.com/alb...

  • @jibbidy34  Mar 4


    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  Mar 3

    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  Mar 3

    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  Mar 2

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

  • @jwh Feb 25

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

  • @oblivionratula  Feb 23

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

  • @owl  Feb 23

    Thanks for the kind comments on The Judas Goat!

  • @aprilm  Feb 21

    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  Feb 20

    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  Feb 20

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

  • @jibbidy34  Feb 20

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

  • @susyblue  Feb 19

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

  • @scubed  Feb 19

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

  • @mkd  Feb 18

    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 Feb 17

    Thanks for your great feedback man

  • @jibbidy34  Feb 16


    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  Feb 16

    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  Feb 16

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

  • @wobbiewobbit  Feb 16

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

  • @wacha  Feb 15

    Thank you for your kind words on "Seeds".

  • @spinhead  Feb 15

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

  • @aflinner  Feb 14

    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 Feb 9

    Cheers!

  • @boostock Feb 7

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

  • @barrygoldman  Feb 6

    Thanks a lot for all your comments! πŸ˜€

  • @oddbod  Feb 6

    Thanks for listening and your kind comments

  • @chipwithrow  Feb 6

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

  • @tseaver  Feb 5

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

  • @fuzzy  Feb 5

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

  • @w1n  Feb 5

    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  Feb 2

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

  • @dani312 Jan 26

    Welcome to FAWM! Good luck this year.

  • @aflinner  Jan 25

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

  • @alamous Jan 22

    Haha! Glad you enjoyed Helsinki πŸ˜€

  • @fearlessflight2014  Jan 21

    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 know...post 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.