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Lisa Redford -St Benedict's Christmas Fair

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Lisa Redford -St Benedict's Christmas Fair

Hey everyone, I’m really excited that my original Christmas single ‘St Benedict’s Christmas Fair’ is now available on iTunes!

The song is a bittersweet acoustic ballad about how hard it is saying goodbye during the festive period. I had the song written for awhile and it’s a really personal one, all the mixture of emotions felt when I was leaving home to embark on a new adventure.It’s the first single that I’ve recorded and played all the guitars, percussion and vocals, and mixed myself which was really fulfilling. I love the magical creative process of layering a track and the song has already earned radio airplay and some lovely reviews:

To download my single please visit https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/st-benedicts-christmas-fair/id931596301

"so sweet and really lovely" Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2

"beautiful stuff" Stephen Foster, BBC Radio Suffolk

'What a lovely tune!! I really like the running guitar riff throughout. Something I would keep humming to myself.' Gene Godfrey, Classic FM USA

"lovely; sad and melancholy but lovely. Very catchy too. I found myself singing along the second time through." Steve Hawthorne, InSuffolk

Christmas video filmed in Norwich

Here’s the music video for the single, filmed around the city centre and of course in St Benedict’s Street!

I’ll also be sharing some live performances of the song so keep a look out on my YouTube Channel.

http://youtu.be/XqeWjEqYG_A

Upcoming Headline Norwich Show - Bicycle Shop December 10th

To celebrate the release, I will be playing a special headline gig at The Bicycle Shop on Wednesday December 10th. Those attending the gig will also have the chance to get a special Christmas EP which features two originals as well as two Christmas covers!

Tickets and info here.

Latest Column - Covers

I love writing about music and songwriting and write a regular column for excellent website Songwriting Magazine. My latest column is now online and this time I’m discussing the popularity of artists recording cover versions as well as sharing some tips on how to cover a song more creatively, as well as looking at some of the most enduring covers:

http://www.songwritingmagazine.co.uk/interviews/lisa-redford-cover-versions/20508

Free Downloads at SoundCloud

As well as original songs, there are remixes and covers of songs at my SoundCloud page. Some of the songs I've recently recorded or performed live are by Elbow, Ryan Adams, The Supremes, Bastille, The Arctic Monkeys and many more:

 https://soundcloud.com/lisaredford

New Video

Doing a live cover of this beautiful classic song ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night’ http://youtu.be/bt2OCaGw2rs  

Interview with French music website: 

http://www.rocknreviews.net/Interview/Lisa-Redford/Interview.html

All the very latest news is at my Facebook page www.facebook.com/lisaredfordmusic

and Twitter www.twitter.com

YouTube Channel: youtube.com/lisaredfordmusic

Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas!

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