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Week 32 – 8th August 2014 – Be Kind

Coming back from holiday – trying to achieve smooth re-entry. I caught myself being unsure of which house I currently lived in. Then I had a long conversation with my mother about my grandmother who has dementia. She is showing…

Week 30 – 23rd July 2014 – No Pressure

A bit of a strange love song. Pretty tune. I played my boyfriend the chorus and he wryly said “No pressure, babe”. So no pressure become the verse. Lyrics: No Pressure No pressure but this thought has struck me No…

Week 28 – 11th July 2014 – The Heat

I am in Melbourne, Australia.  I decided to write without censoring myself and see what my subconscious came up with.  It seems to be a splitting up song, which is a little odd and not relevant at all, but I…

Week 26 – 27th June 2014 – The Traveller

This is a song about being en route – that strange dislocated feeling when travelling alone that you’re in suspended animation somehow. I don’t hate it, but it’s odd. I resist it but it always seems to happen. I’m travelling…

Week 25 – 20 June 2014 – Check Your Pool Boy

Another new Tina C. song.  Thanks for the messages from those who liked last week’s inspirational country anthem.  This is about the athletes who disappear every time there’s a big sporting event like the Olympics or the Commonwealth Games.  Some…

Week 24 – 13 June 2014 – Why Breathe?

written and performed by Christopher Green OK. So this is a first. I’ve never filmed a demo of a Tina C. song before. But I’ve been writing a bunch of Tina songs this week for her new Radio 4 project about…

Week 23 – 6 June 2014 – Not Forgotten

A song for my little son. Not Forgotten I know you won’t remember today I know you won’t remember me saying, that I love you, but I do. I know you won’t remember these trees I know you won’t remember…