Tag: Songwriting

THE DAY THE TREES DISAPPEARED

Zoolon’s Simple Take on Trees I wouldn’t like to be a tree in the Amazon right now. Having said that I probably wouldn’t particularly want to be a tree in the first place. I’d never get to see The Arsenal play again or get to eat macaroni cheese. Then there’s dogs with an urgent need

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PEOPLE

‘It Wasn’t Me’  Politicians get on my nerves. Their promises rain down like confetti at a wedding but mostly never happen. Some are great liars, others just feed on the lies. PEOPLE Harry lives in a cardboard box behind the Eiffel Tower Alice sits in doorways hoping for hard currency in exchange for a wilting

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JUST THE MIRROR PLAYING GAMES

‘Come a Frozen Morning’ How do you write over-the-top surreal lyrics like Dylan? I’m thinking Desolation Row style here. Answer: basically you don’t. He’s one of a kind. Even so, that doesn’t mean we can’t try. I NEVER UNDERSTOOD You had a dream in the beginning You had a dream that sounded good Why you

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THE SEAGULL HAS LANDED

‘Forgotten & Rediscovered’ by Zoolon At last I’ve got all my Zoolon Audio albums out there for streaming on Spotify and iTunes – no cost to the listener. Here is my instrumental album ‘The Forgotten Daughter of Zeus’ in its entirety on Spotify. It’s mixed genre and I like to think, relaxing. ‘Listen while you

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MAYBE TOMORROW, MAYBE NOT

‘The Long Way Home’ My song ‘All Winter Long’ off the ‘Rainbows End’ album seems to fit the mood of the new words that I found washed up on the beach – sort of. SONG FOR ANOTHER DAY Dreamers dance while dancers dreamSongbirds love while lovers sing No frozen sun, no burning snow Maybe tomorrow,

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LETTER IN A BOTTLE

‘Claudette Colbert still from Cecil B. DeMille’s ‘Cleopatra’ movie 85 years ago’ He was thinking to himself that he’d never written a letter. A proper letter, using a pen and paper. A letter he would write, sign and post. He decided he’d have a go although the absence of pre-emptive text was worrying him. His

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‘THE HOTEL CONFINEMENT’

Artwork by Lee Miller- ‘Surrealism’ It was on the BBC News. The story of Bethany. An innocent 17 year old being treated worse than a serial killer held in solitary confinement because in this so called great land the bigwigs haven’t got a compassionate clue what to do to help her. I won’t rant on

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 THE ROSE WITHOUT A THORN

‘Robin Hood & His Merry Self’ I wish I’d got the pic when Robin Hood was sat at my table feeding himself on the crumbs of my pain au raisin. The second he spotted my phone facing his way he was off. THE ROSE WITHOUT A THORN Never looking backwards, two steps forward, two steps

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ZOOLON – THE NEW 007?

‘Milo the laser chaser’ What an interesting couple of days in the life of Zoolon. First of all I’d taken a visit to a pal of mine and his girlfriend who had just moved into a new flat they’d bought. It’s a nice place. Better still, not long after I arrived so did Milo the

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GUITAR JAM; VOLUME 2

‘GUITAR JAM; Vol. 2 – Zoolon Audio Backing Tracks’ My new album, ‘Guitar Jam; Volume 2’ has been released on Bandcamp. This album is not just for songwriting guitarists but also can be used for writers as background music to their projects and videos, as well as being ‘listening’ music for anyone who likes having

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