Category Archives: Female Artists

Staying in Touch…

  We had a marvelous time playing last month at Molly Malone’s and the audience was full of praises too which is always very satisfying! Like the following tweet expresses: @MollyMalones listening to the beautiful and talented @FrancesLivings and band. …

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Ipanema Lounge ~ A New Musical Addition!

Post by Frances Livings. Related articles Piazzolla: Escualo CD review – elegant, smooth, idiomatic A Night of Tango with Cuartero Suerte Loca Music Review: Jazz-Crossover Albums from Roger Davidson, Gary Gray, and Pascal Bokar ‘Song of Eva Perón’ sizzles at …

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Wonderful Review of “The World I Am Livings In”

The World I am Livings In Frances Livings Moontraxx Records – MXFL2013-014 Available from Frances Livings’s Bandcamp page. A review written for the Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange by Mark S. Tucker (progdawg@hotmail.com) Following the release of a half-dozen singles and EPs, Frances …

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The Pomegranate – On Finding Poetry

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form …

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May You Shine…

A while ago I was quite moved by the line “We are more afraid of our light than the dark”. It inspired my piece “Cast In Bronze” which I have just completed and posted here on the website. Today I …

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Morning Has Broken…

  I came across this gorgeous picture this morning. It reminded me of how, as a child I deeply connected with the song “Morning has Broken”. Most of us know the version by the British singer-songwriter Cat Stevens, who now calls himself Yusuf …

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Exploring Halloween. Part I: Witches

Halloween didn’t really mean anything to me until I moved to Los Angeles. It lies in the nature of Tinsel Town – with its density of people working as horror movie directors, set- and costume designers and make-up artists – that Halloween has turned …

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Eating the Darkness. Francesca Woodman’s Wallpaper

This morning, browsing through the New York Times, I reconnected with an American photographer, Francesca Woodman, whose work I had only recently discovered. The article grabbed my attention and touched me because one of her pictures had helped in the …

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Fishnet Stockings and Lonely Tissues Boxes. The Reeperbahn in Hamburg and Candy’s Caravan

My single ‘Candy’s Caravan’ was released in December 2010 (Moontraxx) and since then, one of the most interesting bits of feedback I have received is that listeners seem to really connect with the character Candy. In retrospect, it’s interesting to …

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