Friends in Belgium & Holland! Me and Lieven (A Singer Of Songs) are about to appear in your vicinity for a few intimate house concerts.

    Singing songs, breaking strings, staring into the fire, and much, much more.

    These are the dates & places:

    — 24/5 – The Rocking Chair Sessions Belgium – Haaltert (B)
    — 25/5 – Secret show – Brussels (B)
    — 26/5 – Home show – Brussels (B)
    — 27/5 – Home show – Boortmeerbeek (B)
    — 28/5 – Home show – Zutphen (H)

    If you want to attend any of these shows, write to and Mabel from Son Canciones will give you all the details. Please spread the word to anyone who likes this kind of thing and lives nearby.


    I spent a few days on a small organic farm in Barcelona at the end of last year. Although I did do some garlic planting, I was invited there by my Belgian friend Lieven, with the intention of us both writing songs from scratch. I had no great expectations. I tried to relax into the pace of life at the farm, and the couple who lived and worked there left a great impression on me. I managed three songs, Lieven managed three and a half. We recorded the six songs on the farm before I left, using the little studio there and with help from Frank, the engineer/drummer. We played on each other’s songs where it seemed right. This will hopefully continue to be possible with new artists taking our place. The project is called Among Horses and the ltd edition EP is out on CD with a little Spanish label called Son Canciones.



    This limited edition plastic collectable is available here

  • New Gods nominated for SAY Award

    SAY-awardMy second LP, ‘New Gods’ has been nominated for Scottish Album Of The Year alongside a clutch of brilliant albums. On behalf of myself and the band it is great to be on that list, especially to demonstrate that the idea of the ‘album’ as an artistic statement is alive and kicking and well represented in Scotland.

    News of this year’s longlist and details of the nominated albums (hopefully some you haven’t heard already) can be found here…

    Tour-wise I am back in the UK for a few band dates before hitting Europe with Woodpigeon for some solo shows, check the site for more on that this week.