Hi there, friends! How y’all doing? I’ve been working on a new project called “Folkadelic” which is a collection of songs you might call ‘folk but strange with it’. And no, I haven’t forgotten the “Yellow” album. I decided to prepare more material for a sustained, varied campaign to get noticed by the world. Am I being musically schizophrenic? Maybe. But I like all kinds of music. Country, EDM, rock, folk – you name it. You probably do too. Here’s a preview song called “You Could Have Been”. It’s not quite finished, but almost there. Here’s the latest video.
It’s about the quite difficult relationship between me and my father. When I was a small child things were quite close but when I hit teenage, things fell apart. He was a complex person, badly damaged by a horrendous childhood. He did his best, but darkness came over him when he met challenges and doubts. So this is my song to him. A word about the chorus. I wouldn’t have wished that he’d dressed as a cocktail waitress, but I wouldn’t have minded if he was happy about it. He told me once (and only once) that he fancied being a drummer. Well, maybe he wouldn’t have made it to Steeleye Span, but he could have been. Here’s another called “Not My Style”.
Do you know any folk artists who are performing strange folky songs? I’d like to know.If you like the song, please share. It would really help me – SAM