New videos Under The Apple Tree! Latest Column, TV Appearance

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Photos above by Claudia Taveira Photography from a recent shoot. More photos at Facebook

Really excited to share the new videos from my recent session Under the Apple Tree with Bob Harris and WBBC. Here is the first song I played, ‘Music and the Mountains’ with Bob introducing me.

And here’s the second video from the session. Chatting more with Bob and performing two bonus songs, new song ‘Another Place and Time’ and a special Ryan Adams cover!

Plus you can listen and download the podcast on iTunes

I also had fun meeting the guys at Mustard TV this week. Here is the link to my interview am on in part 2.

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My latest column for Songwriting Magazine is also now online. Writing to a music brief, my experiences so far of writing music for TV, film and top-line melodies.

It was also great to get more airplay on Amazing Radio at the weekend. Thanks so much to Baylen Leonard for playing ‘Dreaming in Crowds’  on his excellent show The Front Porch.

 

 

New videos from C2C Country to Country, first airplay on Amazing Radio!

Hope you enjoy these two new videos from C2C Country to Country Festival at The O2. Here’s me performing ‘Love Won’t Let Me Go’at the Armadillo Stage

Here’s also a fun video I’ve put together, highlights of my weekend at C2c. Thanks to those who filmed my performances. I’m also adding fan photos to my C2C album at Facebook

It was also exciting to get my first airplay on Amazing Radio at the weekend. Thanks so much to Baylen Leonard for playing ‘Dreaming in Crowds’  on his excellent show The Front Porch.

If you missed my airplay on Bob Harris’s Radio 2 show, here’s ‘The Boy Who’ which features on my latest compilation ‘The Sweetest Dream’ available here

Plus my music has been used for a documentary about charity The Benjamin Foundation which will be broadcast  on new TV channel Mustard TV. Thanks to Appletree Media Norwich Freeview channel 8 (check the website for transmission area)

 

 

 

Amazing weekend at C2C! Airplay on Radio 2!

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Still buzzing from playing 3 Pop Up Stages at C2C at the O2. Thanks again so much to Country to Country for having me play and to everyone who came along to the shows.  The festival had a great atmosphere with so much amazing live music. Thanks to Jeff G Photography for these great colour shots and to Jon Higham for the cool sepia pic. More photos at my Facebook page and they’ll be more pics to come. To make it an even more exciting weekend I was also played on Bob Harris’s Radio 2 show. Bob played ‘The Boy Who..’ from my latest compilation ‘The Sweetest Dream’ describing it as a song that ‘really tugs at the heart’. It’s also a song I performed over the weekend and available on Bandcamp

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Recording a Session for WBBC Under the Apple Tree!

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Such a great day this week recording an Under the Apple Tree session for Bob Harris and WBBC. It was so lovely catching up with Bob again. Videos coming soon. Photo below taken by the great man himself!

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Happy Valentines Day! New Compilation of Love Songs Available!

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Wishing you all a very Happy Valentines Day! Now available ‘The Sweetest Dream’ a new compilation of acoustic love songs at my Bandcamp page. The tracks are a mixture of songs from my 3 studio albums plus some live studio versions. Enjoy! xx

Performing at C2C Festival! Arctic Monkeys Acoustic Cover, Latest Column

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Really excited to announce I’ll be performing at Country to Country Pop-Up stages in March at the O2. Can’t wait! More info here

From their website: Following the acclaimed success of Country to Country 2013, an outstanding line up of music stars are again heading across the Atlantic for a huge two-day music festival extravaganza at The O2 on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 March 2014.

Legendary broadcaster Bob Harris will again be compering the festival:

“It is a very exciting time for Country music in the UK. C2C 2013 was a fantastic experience and next year’s festival promises to be another massive milestone. I am thrilled to be compering again and providing huge coverage on ‘Bob Harris Country’ on BBC Radio 2 when Nashville comes to London. See you at The O2!”

Looks like it’s going to be a great weekend. I’ll be posting the time I’m playing in the tour section.

I’ve also just recorded a live acoustic version of Arctic Monkeys ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ as I really like the soulful quality of the track. Hope you enjoy!

Plus my latest column for Songwriting Magazine is now online! Discussing online resources for musicians. With so many sites out there, what sites and tools provide help to independent artists like myself.

Video of Reverb Christmas Special, Free Download!

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Hope you all had a lovely Christmas! Here’s an Xmas treat for you if you’re still feeling festive, performing my Christmas single & a cover of Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ on the Reverb Christmas Special at UEA TV. Am on from 1:14 here!

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Looking ahead to new year’s and here’s a free download of my song ‘New Year’s Day’

 

 

A Christmas Treat! ‘St Benedict’s Christmas Fair’ Played on Bob Harris Show!

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Had a great time performing my Christmas single (plus a fun Christmas cover!) at UEA TV’s Reverb Christmas Special. Photos above and video to come soon!

A real Christmas treat hearing ‘St Benedict’s Christmas Fair’ played on Bob Harris’s show last night! Bob played a lovely selection of festive songs and described my tune as ‘so sweet and really lovely!.’ Thanks so much to Bob for all the support and also the other radio stations and shows that have supported the single (Future Radio, Norwich 99.9, BBC Radio Suffolk, Acoustic Routes, Wrecking Ball Radio and many more) Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas!

Listen again to the show here my song is on at 1:52!

Happy Christmas!

Lisa Redford “St Benedicts Christmas fair” from Claudia Taveira on Vimeo.

Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas and a happy and healthy 2014! Thanks for all your support this year which really does mean a lot to me. It’s been a busy year with some very cool things happening; my first US magazine cover, ‘Dreaming in Crowds’ single played on Bob Harris’s BBC Radio 2 show, playing many festivals including Latitude, Ipswich Music Day and Homegrown, supporting and singing with the fabulous Eve Selis, plus starting my regular column for Songwriting Magazine and speaking on the panel at the AMA UK music conference before Maverick Festival.

Please check out this new music video for my Christmas single which was filmed, where else, but around historical St Benedict’s! many thanks to the very talented Claudia Taveira. You can also listen to my recent radio session and interview on Livewire1350 which includes my acoustic cover of Bastille’s ‘Pompeii’

Happy Christmas!! xxx

Christmas Single Available at Bandcamp

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Lots of fun filming the video for my Christmas single. Here a sneaky peek and a little video teaser

As well as SoundCloud, the song is also available at my Bandcamp page  Thanks to all the radio stations who have played the track so far. It’s also being played on BBC Radio Suffolk tonight around 6.45pm on the Stephen Foster show.