Recently I have been sorting through our sprawling CD collection, alphabetising and culling and as a result I have found a number of audio gems that I plan to feature on the blog each week. Poet, songwriter, guitar slinger, collaborator, singer and all round musical whizz, Sheish Money and I have been playing together and recording for almost a decade and many of these newly found recordings have never seen the light of day. The thing I love most about them is that they have that absolute ‘live feel’. There are snippets of conversation and laughter as we regularly surprise ourselves. It is all spontaneous, all predominantly one take. Just the two of us in a room, with Sheish then adding some bits and pieces here and there post recording. It’s a process that has brought us both a great deal of joy, so I hope that feeling is infectious.
The first track from the audio vault is a poem from my collection, Ocean Hearted: