A POSTCARD FROM BEFORE

(me having a laugh with my GoPro) I’ve been mucking about with new lyrics/melodies lately. Some are working; some I let fly away back where they came from. For random reasons I’ll probably never figure out, history has been on my mind – perhaps the flavour of French history from last week has stayed with … Continue reading A POSTCARD FROM BEFORE

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PAIN (aka LOVE’S SHADOW)

I think every album is allowed one simple acoustic number, so long as the lyric has a true meaning. This song called ‘Pain’ from my ‘Dream Rescuer’ album has a lyric that is personal to me and has such a true meaning. Written it just a few moments on a day I’ll always remember. It … Continue reading PAIN (aka LOVE’S SHADOW)

‘REXIE BELIEVES IN MAGIC’

Another song from my new album, ‘DREAM RESCUER’. This one is called ‘REXIE BELIEVES IN MAGIC’. Here’s the lyric in case you fancy singing along. I hope you enjoy; Rexie believes in magic Has done all along Shipwrecked and nowhere else to go Its time he learns to head back home   Rexie believes in … Continue reading ‘REXIE BELIEVES IN MAGIC’

A POEM BECOMES A LYRIC

Here's a track from my new album, 'Dream Rescuer'. The song is called 'Sunlight & The Dust" and is adapted from a poem by my father, Mike Steeden.  I've never used the words of others when composing before, yet I thought this poem would not find the journey to the Land of Lyrics too troublesome. … Continue reading A POEM BECOMES A LYRIC

TRADING INSULTS

(a statue I spotted along West Cliff, Ramsgate – for reasons unknown, it seems to fit my song posted below) As I understand it the 38th parallel is the dividing line between North and South Korea. I think it was about 4 years ago when the North were talking about how close they were to … Continue reading TRADING INSULTS

THE DREAM RESCUER

(The coast of France seen from Dover Harbour, England a couple of days ago. It was hard keeping the camera still in the wind hence the focus is a bit like it) THE DREAM RESCUER You rescued dreams and nightmare’s schemes, Spinning around inside your head, You kept them in your diary, A book you … Continue reading THE DREAM RESCUER