I play the ukulele, piano and guitar... and I write my own songs

Songs

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I play the ukulele, piano and guitar... and I write my own songs

Drop The Calories

10/12/2017

This year’s festive tune is a parody of Stop the Cavalry (by Jona Lewie) all about eating too much over Christmas. I had so much fun filming this with Mike, Laura and Shannon. A lot of it was improvised on the day. And yes, it was very cold lying in the snow, but I really…

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Jackie (parody of Happy)

12/07/2016

A parody of Happy by Pharrell Williams about the Doctor Who character Jackie Tyler.

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700 years (parody of 7 Years)

22/06/2016

A Doctor Who themed parody of 7 Years by Lukas Graham.

Hard To Get

04/06/2016

I wrote this during my lunch break at work because I’d just bought a new ukulele and wanted to try it out. The song is based on one of my favourite Morecambe and Wise jokes – “She played hard to get y’know… married another fella.”

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Where’s Commander Strax (parody)

29/05/2016

This was originally going to be about everyone’s favourite Sontaran warrior/nurse/butler, Strax from Doctor Who, but I realised it sounded a lot like Where’s Captain Kirk by Spizzenergi (although I focused more on the R.E.M. version) so I decided to make it a parody instead.

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Tears For Clara

22/05/2016

When Clara died in Face The Raven, it was the first time I’d ever cried at an episode of Doctor Who. However, when the Doctor saved her in Hell Bent, I felt cheated. The death had been a poignant moment and the first time a companion had died in the new series, but since the…

Open Mic Night at the Actress And Bishop

Open Mic Night at the Actress And Bishop

08/04/2016

The other night I did an Open Mic Night at the Actress And Bishop in Birmingham. I’d done a few at the Roadhouse, so I was excited to play somewhere new. It went okay, got a few laughs.

Open mic night at The Roadhouse

13/10/2015

This was my first proper open mic night and it was one of the greatest moments of my life this far. I’d only ever played a couple of my songs live once at a friend’s charity thing, so I was terrified. But I just remembered what Lemony Snicket says: “Do the scary thing first and…

First live performance

28/08/2013

I’ve been writing songs since I was about 17, but I rarely ever played them to anyone. I wrote songs to entertain myself and occasionally played them to my close friends. But I recently decided that I’d had enough of writing songs that nobody heard, so I decided to try out performing live. I invited…