We’ve been beavering away in our various living rooms and man caves to put together this new version of Phil’s song Shiloh. We’ve played it out as a trio before, but it’s been exciting to hear new parts from Frank and Mark that turn it into a full band production. There’s an as yet unresolved discussion about whether everyone should paint their recording dens green in the interest of a better visual aesthetic. It’s not so much the principle that’s the sticking point so much as agreeing on the correct shade of green. And then there’s the clothes …
A video of us performing To be Continued from our recent gig at the Beeston Canal Heritage Centre. Thanks to all who came along for a sell-out evening. The song was co-written by Phil, Jamie MacRae and Grace Morton.
Phil’s new album of original songs, ‘Skywriting’, is released on August 16th. Produced by Boo Hewerdine and Chris Pepper at Saltwell Studio, Cambridgeshire, it features Phil and Boo on acoustic guitars and vocals, together with the occasional whiff of vibes, harmonium and dulcitone.
BRIGHT AUTUMN SKY
LEAVE TO LIVE (ETCHACHAN): co-written with Ken Cox