Category: Bands

I’m Not A Fan

I’m Not A Fan The only time you’ll find me spinning around is on the dancefloor, though come to think of it, just being in my presence will make you instantly cooler, so maybe I am. Fan, short for fanatic: – (informal) a person who is extremely interested in something, to a degree that some people find unreasonable (disapproving) a person who has very extreme beliefs that may lead them to behave in unreasonable or violent ways […]

Some rather more helpful things that I have learned in four decades of singing in front of people for money

As I mentioned in my last blog (which I have been told was unhelpful and had a misleading title) I have an average at best voice which has been forced into the spotlight out of necessity. This was brought into very clear focus last night when the lead vocalist of one of my bands couldn’t […]

A Few Things I Have Learned Over Four Decades Of Singing In Public For Money.

Once upon a time in the relatively recent past, they made a movie in which you not only had to believe that Gwyneth Paltrow was Huey Lewis’s, naïve, angelic, virginal, Las Vegas Showgirl daughter, but that Huey himself made his living as a karaoke hustler. That’s right, a karaoke hustler. I don’t think that’s ever […]