Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sprinkle on a little piano… | Monday, 10 February 2014 | 324 days to go

I thought it was about time I updated you on Emma’s piano progress. The impact adding a piano into the mix has had has surprised me. I expected it to change things a bit but the songs we’ve added it

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Social Media Growth Chart | Sunday, 9 February 2014 | 325 days to go

Just a quick stats update today. We’ve been paying for a Facebook as for a few days now, at a cost of about £5 a per day, just to test the water really. It has certainly accelerated the liking of

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Glastonbury Acoustic Stage Application | Thursday, 6 February 2014 | 328 days to go

Not much Lazy-daziness today. One of the few venues that still requests a CD be spent is the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury Festival, so that was posted today. This has to be my favourite stage at the world’s most famous

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Festival Applications, Wave 1 | Wednesday, 5 February | 329 days to go

There were two main tasks today. Firing off submissions to festivals and interviewing a prospective drummer. Emma And Davy came over to my house at around 10:30 and, after a coffee, we got our heads down and began sending emails

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Tuesday, 4 February 2014 | 330 days to go

Last night rehearsal went well. After Jon had gone, Emma, Davy and I started working on my harmonies for ‘The River’ and ‘As I Hesitate’. This is proving very challenging. I remember how long it took for me to play

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Monday, 3 February 2014 | 331 days to go

Well the trip to London on Sunday (2 Feb), to take my daughter and friends to see Taylor Swift, went smoothly. Not much traffic on the way there, and almost no traffic after midnight on the return trip. Finally got

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Saturday, 1 February 2014 | 333 days to go

Today we sent a demo CD off to a friend of mine who is a friend of Mike Scott of the Waterboys. My Friend Jay first heard an old demo, recorded by Emma & Davy pre-Lazy Daze, back in August

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Friday, 31 January 2014 | 334 days to go

I’m not sure whether I’ve mentioned we’re still searching for a drummer. Thus far our friend, and session drummer, David Oliver has been on board for our live performances but that can’t continue really. As long as we give him

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Thursday, 30 January 2014 | 335 days to go

I arrived at the GFM studio about 6.40 pm. Emma and Davy were already parked up and we headed straight in to do our sound check. The pic below shows how much they would appreciate a new studio. Ian Liversidge,

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014 | 336 days to go

A very quick update. We held our final rehearsal before our Glastonbury FM (GFM) appearance tomorrow. All went well. We’re due to be at the GFM studio, outside the Red Brick Building in Glastonbury, at 6.45 pm, ready to go

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