Chapter 25 – In the strange of the day and the elusive hit song.
So in the last chapter I confessed to being a bit of a pot head during this period. Smoking weed changes your mental state and... Read More
Chapter 24 – Pasty Dave and the pot head musicians.
Like many musicians, Andy and I liked a smoke. Yea we smoked fags, well roll ups to be exact but we also smoked quite a... Read More
Chapter 23 – Mildred and the litter tray
I can’t sleep in Mildred’s daughters freaky doll-infested room. I toss and turn, convinced the dolls are turning their freaky little heads as soon as I... Read More
Chapter 22 – The ghost ship, the cat lady and the dolls.
Windswept had arranged a five day songwriting trip for me in Norway, Denmark & Sweden, and this time Andy would be joining me as guitarist... Read More
Chapter 21 – Dirty rotten songwriting plagiarists
I was starting to write regularly with various songwriters, and through every experience I learned something new. For the most part these were positive learning experiences... Read More
Chapter 20 – Moving to the big smoke and ‘Kissing Me.’
Now I had signed to Sony, it was time for Andy and I to re-locate. I had been paid the first instalment from my record... Read More
Chapter 19 – Signing with Sony music.
Finally things were beginning to move forward a little in regards to all the contracts I had in the air, and I probably spoke to... Read More
Chapter 18 – Songwriting sessions: The good, the bad, and the ugly
So Windswept had just offered me a generous publishing deal which I accepted, and while my lawyer and I continued to thrash through the various... Read More
Chapter 17 – Signing to a music publisher and the six figure deal.
Now the wheels were in motion with Sony, it was time to meet with some music publishers. For those of you who are unaware of... Read More
Chapter 16 – Ride with me
I just had a handful of songs at this point. Muff was keen for me to keep writing alone, but he also wanted to get me... Read More