Tag: song writing

  • Episode 13: How Does it Feel by Slade

    Episode 13: How Does it Feel by Slade

    Our takes The Inspiration: How Does it Feel? by Slade by Frosty 1973 For this episode we’ve chosen Slade’s classic 1975 single How Does it Feel. This song, which may not be representative of most people’s perception of Slade, combines Jim Leas poignant music with Noddy Holder’s simple melancholic words. It wasn’t a huge hit […]

  • Episode 12: Wargasm by Daevid Allen

    Episode 12: Wargasm by Daevid Allen

    Our takes: The Inspiration: “Wargasm” by Daevid Allen By Frosty1973 Each episode we take someone else’s music as the starting point for writing our own music.  This time we’ve chosen Wargasm by the wonderful Daevid Allen. The early nineties was an exciting time for me musically. My first album purchases in the mid 80s had […]

  • Episode 8: Travel as Equals or Not at All by Joseph Arthur

    Episode 8: Travel as Equals or Not at All by Joseph Arthur

    Our takes on the track: Read about Frosty1973’s take and The Parsnip’s take. The Inspiration by Frosty1973 I first discovered Joseph Arthur in the Mike Lloyds Megastore sale in 1997. I’d seen something on TV about him signing to Peter Gabriel’s Realworld label and enlisting Brian Eno on backing vocals.  So when I saw his debut album, […]

  • Episode 5: And So To F… by Brand X

    Episode 5: And So To F… by Brand X

    Our takes: The Inspiration by Chris Frost After the last episode, the Parsnip’s choice, turned out be quite a demanding affair I thought I’d go for a much easier choice where we didn’t have to worry about vocals and just did something instrumental.  Great idea I thought and started trawling through possible options on my […]