New videos Under The Apple Tree with Bob Harris! 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.

 

 

Free Downloads, Recording, NY Magazine Interview and Festival Show!

Happy June!

May was a very busy and productive month here in NYC, been recording brand new songs in Brooklyn (more news on that to come!) and was also interviewed for cool new NY magazine Talk Mag NYC which  features  New York’s finest in Fashion, Art & Entertainment.

Plus this weekend I am performing at the second annual Brit Fest NYC which runs from June 4th to June 11th. I will be on at 8pm Saturday June 4th at The Delancey, 168 Delancey St, New York, 10002

Free Music Fridays at the Facebook Page!

If you ‘like’ the facebook page, you can get free downloads of some of my previously unreleased music. Last week’s song was a previously unheard acoustic cover of the amazing Cure song ‘Love Song’ and there’s still time to get it!

Talking of covers of some of my favourite songs, here’s me and my talented friend Elsa Siugo sound checking in Paris with the beautiful Ryan Adams song ‘Oh My Sweet Carolina’. Enjoy!

Paris, New York, Electric Guitars and Singing with Eve Selis

 

‘Woke up it was a Chelsea morning and the first thing that I saw..
Was the sun through yellow curtains, and a rainbow on the wall..’

Hey everyone from Chelsea, NY!
Back here in my US base after a busy March. Paris shows were so much fun and I also did my first ever gig playing electric! (picture above).
I also did a lovely radio session for Brooklands Radio where I played 3 songs live and chose some of my musical inspirations. Plus I received more orders for the signed live CD. Thanks so much!!
The highlight was playing a lovely show at  St John’s Church in Farncombe, Surrey where I was also invited to sing with the amazing US artist Eve Selis. I have played a few shows in the past with Eve and she is such a terrific and inspiring performer. It was an honour to sing 2 songs with her, the beautiful lilting traditional song ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’ and the incredible ‘Hallelujah’

 

Paris and New Videos!
Had a wonderful time in sunny Paris. Photos are at my facebook page
Here is ‘Love you Anyway’ from Cafe L’E’tabli

 

I also had so much fun singing harmonies with my talented singer/songwriter friend Elsa Siugo. We did cool live versions of the wonderful Ryan Adams songs ‘When the Stars go blue’ and ‘Oh my Sweet Carolina’ ~ videos to come at the youtube channel 

Interview with Backroads Music ~ Americana, Alt-country, Roots from a UK Perspective
Many thanks to Naomi for the interview and feature:
http://www.backroadsmusic.co.uk/Interview/5644

‘Lisa Redford’s Inspiring Songs’ Radio Interview/Session On Again Tonight!

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.