True Colors


Love, Music, Record releases, Songwriting

Don’t be afraid to let them show, your true colors, true colors are beautiful, like a rainbow…   ~ Billy Steinberg The song True Colors has always had a strong meaning for me. I recorded it for my album, The World I am Livings In as a symbol of hope. It was made famous by the American […]

March 8, 2013

“When Love Falls Apart” and the Beauty of Melancholy


Creative influences, Creative Writing, Love, Lyrics, Music, Performing, Record releases, Recording Sessions, Songwriting, Writing

“A poet is a nightingale who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.”  ― Percy Bysshe Shelley Breaking up with someone you truly loved is one of the hardest things to do. To actively break up things, like dividing up furniture, pets, photos – and even friends – keeps […]

September 29, 2012

Funeral Blues…


Creative influences, Death, Poetry, Songwriting, Writing

Another friend of mine recently died. He was far too young to leave life behind. We will always miss him. Now, after a few weeks I have started working on a new song called “White Angel’s Café” for my new and soon to be released album “The World I Am Livings In”. Writing about death is […]

August 20, 2012

Eating the Darkness. Francesca Woodman’s Wallpaper


Art, Creative influences, Creative Writing, Essays, Female Artists, Iconography, Music, Photography, Songwriting, Writing

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 process of completing a recent song of mine. To learn that over 120 of her […]

March 17, 2012

Candy’s Caravan. A Song about a Prostitute


City Life, Creative influences, Creative Writing, Essays, Female Artists, Songwriting, Urban Life, Women, Writing

I released my single Candy’s Caravan in December 2010 in my jazz label Moontraxx Records. Stylistically the song is a blend of Nu-Jazz, electronica and pop – reminiscent perhaps of artists like Portishead and Annie Lennox. It features two characters with different perspectives, myself as the narrator and the prostitute Candy who is the main character – like […]

September 28, 2011