Tag Archive: Choir
Today saw the vocal tracking to ‘Our Song’, a track written by the wonderful Thelma Brown. Students at Northampton’s Northgate School have been busy rehearsing for some time now, and we used The Lodge’s facilities in the town centre to record them (on the very same desk that Bohemian Rhapsody was recorded on no less!). The day went very smoothly, with the first half dedicated to the chorus, and the second half soloists. I’ve now got a bit of editing to do before mixing can start, so hopefully everything will be wrapped up in the next month or so!
Just had a really productive meeting with Thelma Brown today regarding ‘Our Song’ (the track I’m co-writing to help raise awareness for people with disabilities – more news here). We’re definitely heading in the right direction, although there’s still a few wrinkles to iron out before recording can commence. Having changed the feel of the song from swung to straight has dramatically helped with the vocal deliverance, and lends itself to choral work much more, as intended. The plan is to complete the final demo and send off for approval within the week. Exciting times!
Something a little different here – I’ve been commissioned to co-write a song for a very good cause. Northampton-based Lyricist Thelma Brown asked me if I’d be interested in working with her to help realise ‘Our Song’ – a track that she’d penned about people with disabilities, in order to help raise awareness. I was more than happy to oblige, so have been busy coming up with ideas, and putting together a first draft for her approval. Thelma is very keen to have the song performed by choral groups, and has already had five choirs nationwide respond to an ad …