April, 2010

Day Four: ‘Elephant’. A week recording in the Scottish hills.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

A mammoth day of pushing through the rhythm tracks:

“Elephant in the Chatroom’: spill the beans, are we all too blind to see?….. a song that emerged from jamming together.

‘Let the Four Winds Blow’: Jim’s song in gospel style. …

Day Three: ‘Still Here’. A week recording in the Scottish hills.

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Three tracks laid down on Day Three:

Sam’s ‘Still here’ examines how you prepare your kids to be independent……. and then they are. A touch of ‘Oye como va’ without an obvious Latin feel. There are a few parts left …

Day Two: ‘Old Enough’. A week recording in the Scottish hills.

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Almost 32 years now since our farewell concert and album, here we are in the studio again.

Jim’s ‘Old Enough to Know Better’ is in the bag, surprisingly folky compared to its country rock beginnings. Jim drives the thing with …

Day One: A week recording in the Scottish hills.

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Our first day of recording…….

10am. The first track tackled linked us with the 1978 farewell concert….. then it was an eight bar round, ‘Peace n the Fire’, written and sung as the encore for that sole occasion.
This Simon …

The Album Photo, Arthur’s Seat Edinburgh

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

From left to right: Duffel Coat n’ Carrierbag Boy, Smocker, Up-a-Height Cap Man, Harris Tweed Bunnet Man, and Mitten Stripe

Caedmon live on stage 22 October 2011 Caedmon in concert
Caedmon Hall, Gateshead
22 October 2011
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