Had an amazing week last week getting to see two of my all-time favourite songwriters. Saw Ryan Adams at the iTunes Festival and even managed to get a set list from the amazing gig! Been enjoying his latest record and just tried an acoustic cover of Gimme Something Good
Also, it was a dream come true getting to see Kate Bush live. Incredible to see ‘The Ninth Wave’ in its entirely and to hear Kate sounding so beautiful!
Plus, here’s a free download for you! live acoustic cover of ‘Start Again’ by another favourite Teenage Fanclub.
Hi everyone! Had a beautiful day last week on the coast filming a brand new music video. Excited to share a little preview
My latest column for Songwriting Magazine is now online! Discussing some great duets, who they were written for and some of my personal favourites. What are your favourite duet songs?
Featured Artist Podcast
Was lovely to be the featured artist on a recent Journey of Discovery podcast. Also includes music by some of my favourite artists and inspirations including Ryan Adams, Neal Casal, Kathleen Edwards, Hem, Mindy Smith, Tift Merritt and Josh Rouse. Big thanks to Linda Conway.
Just recorded a live acoustic cover of this lovely Elbow song from the latest album.
Hope you had a wonderful Record Store Day and went out to support your local independent record shops (as well as purchasing some cool music!). Had a great time playing at David’s Music. I was given such a warm welcome and thanks to everyone who came out. With owner Andy:
Big thanks especially to country music blog 4000 Miles to Nashville for this great review and also for filming ‘Wildfire’. Check out the review here
I also put together this fun highlights video of my day behind the scenes:
As you all know, I love talking about songwriting and thanks to Ben Williams for interviewing me for his cool songwriting blog. Talking about my writing process as well as my favourite songs and writers here
Exciting also to have more airplay on Amazing Radio. ‘Carolina Rain’ from latest compilation ‘The Sweetest Dream’ was played on excellent show ‘The Front Porch’ this weekend. Playlist here
Hey everyone, hope you had a lovely Easter weekend. Been keeping busy recording some brand new demos! plus here’s an acoustic cover of one of my favourite songs, Josh Rouse’s gorgeous ‘Rise’ that I recorded awhile ago whilst on tour in Europe:
Also, here’s a brand new live video! ‘So Many Words’ during a UK tour.
Also very excited to be interviewed in this brand new beautiful book about Kate Bush and her incredible influence. In the words of author Marta Oliehoek-Samitowska:
“The main purpose of this book is to discuss Kate’s uniqueness and her influence on a new generation of musicians together with some of the freshest and loveliest female artists around and to celebrate female creativity in general.”
11.0 pm UK Time ~ Lisa Redford’s Inspiring Songs
My interview and live session from Monday is being repeated again this evening! Go to www.brooklandsradio.co.uk and the Listen Live button.
Hear 3 live songs, including 2 new songs, and an indepth interview about my musical journey and musical inspirations. I also discuss some of my favourite songs and songwriters which include Kings of Convenience, Ryan Adams, Sufjan Stevens, Kate Bush and Josh Rouse. Hope you enjoy!
From Brooklands Radio:
‘There’s another chance to hear last Monday’s show with David Durant and his studio guest Lisa Redford, an English singer song-writer currently living in New York. During her visit to her motherland she took some time out to visit the Brooklands Radio studios for a one hour session which we bring you tonight. Here is what others have to say about this talented chanteuse: “one of our finest singer/songwriters” Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2, “brilliant! Lisa has a great voice” Glenn Tilbrook, Squeeze, “In a sea of smart female singer-songwriters, Lisa Redford is an admiral.? Maverick Magazine, “There is a warmth and welcoming vibe to Redford?s music that really is difficult to resist.” Americana UK 8 out of 10.
Just back from playing a great show in Surrey where I was also invited to sing with the amazing US artist Eve Selis. It was an absolute joy!
Wanted to let you know about a lovely live radio session I also did over the weekend that is being broadcast online tonight between 8pm and 9pm UK time. I performed 3 live songs and discussed in depth my musical journey and inspirations.
The session will also be repeated on Thursday between 11pm and midnight. Just head to http://www.brooklandsradio.co.uk and click the red ‘Listen Live’ button.
More info here: