Blog 26: A guitarist’s perspective

Blog 26: A guitarist’s perspective It’s been a while since I put some comments together about the band, so I thought I’d provide a few thoughts on how things have been progressing from my little corner of the stage. Lockdown, for most of us, caused us to...

Blog 25: Young Visions and Sound Americans

Blog 25: Young Visions and Sound Americans So, this blog entry is mainly centred around two songs, Sound and Vision and Young Americans, that we haven’t previously mentioned in blogs because they are both new to our set this year. Apart from them being new to us,...

Blog 24: Notes from the low-end

Blog 24: Notes from the low-end Variety, change, something new, these are watchwords for David Bowie’s musical career and as the bass player in the band it’s the variety in the music that appeals to me. Previously, I’ve played in cover bands doing blues and rock and...

Blog 23: Absolute Beginners

Blog 23: Absolute Beginners – the anatomy of a classic Following our last blog which focused on just the one song, The Laughing Gnome, another new song that has entered our set list and which has become a very firm favourite is up next. Absolute Beginners is a...

Blog 22: The Laughing Gnome

Only for Isa (He He He) This blog focuses on what might possibly be the most controversial Bowie track, particularly when the subject at hand is covering songs. This is the often-hated,  sometimes loved, but always ridiculous “The Laughing Gnome”. Now, even in the...