Influences: the beatles, the andrews sisters, dirty projectors, of montreal, ella fitzgerald, joni mitchell, blossom dearie, frances fay, the magnetic fields, rufus wainwright, alison krauss, sufjan stevens, peggy lee, andrew bird, sharon jones, chet baker, arcade fire, neutral milk hotel, sam cooke
This year for Christmas I got some nicer recording stuff, so I hope to improve some of the recording quality from past years.
I love a good melody and arranging voices.
My talented family is on FAWM too! check them out:
@joeblomberg ... my dad!
@JonMeta ... my uncle Jon
@vaticanvamps14 ... my cousin Nat
@nickhogben ... my cousin... in-law? cousin's husband 😀
Haha, I didn’t even think about Wilfrieda rhyming like that! How could I miss the obvious? I was just thinking about the rhyme with McCartney’s shout at the end of “Lovely Rita”. Thanks for listening. I’ve got a lot of listening and commenting to catch up on. Just got three lyrics from your dad though, so I’m composing...
Thanks for the comment Haz - happy to help!
Thank you for your kind words on "I'll Be Fine". It's true, we do tell ourselves that, even when we're not. This breakup is making for some excellent tunes lol! Looking forward to checking out your music. 😀
Thanks for your feedback on smooth stones. I appreciate your insight. It’s interesting the writing of the thing is a way to make the feelings the smooth stones in my pocket if that makes sense. Also that imagery comes from my particular need to have something to fidget with which is similar to having a song stuck in your head.
I’ve struggled to get into FAWM this year because of work. I’ve suddenly got loads of teaching, writing, and translation, after a year of almost nothing. But I’m going to do some skirmishes, and I’d love to lead one: I’ll let you know. I just finished (in my head) a “clothing” song your dad sent me the lyrics for. I’m looking forward to hearing yours. You’re making great progress to a win!
Thanks for your kind comments on Time Flies, You are not a million miles out musically/geographically Scottish not Irish but we are fellow Celts, 😀