There is an interesting series of posts over on Helen McCookerybook's blog, as she takes us behind the scenes of a songwriting course she has been working on. The latest post includes the following paragraph, and if after reading it you are not enthused to read the rest (and probably sign up for a songwriting course with Helen, Martin, Green et al) then I shall be very surprised...
Life is very interesting at the moment; sitting with a group of workshop participants on Saturday listening to Green Gartside talking though his song writing process was fascinating and the group were enthralled by his talk. Then yesterday, all seven of them recorded their songs, which in most cases hadn't even existed on Thursday.
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