NEWS Michel Griffin's new album 'Feel My Love' - a collection of Bob Dylan's finest lovesongs - is due for release on iTunes on 11th February, just in time for Valentine's Day.
09/30/08 @ 02:15 AM 2 comments
The poet Don Marquis once said that publishing a volume of verse was like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. Releasing a new CD is a bit the same ! Our dreams are like bubbles, blown over cobblestones.
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|Who Knows Where the Time Goes ?: |
5 covers & 7 original songs make up this lovely romantic new album.
|Russian Dolls: 10 powerful songs - lyrical, melodic, electrifying. Download from:|
|Echoes, Waves or Ricochets: 14 original songs. Relaxing, romantic, laid-back : 'good chilling-out music'. Download from:|
|The Still Centre: 14 soothing orchestral and piano pieces. The music is romantic and calming - ideal for meditation or relaxation.|
|You may also like to check out the orchestral & piano pieces on my other SC site, Michel Griffin's Romantic Piano.|
Michel Griffin's songs are music for the Sixties-children. A few insights, not too much introspection - and lots of lovely melody, too !
Why this name?
It's more or less my name!!
Do you play live?
I love playing live. (I gave up playing dead when I was a kid!)
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
The internet democratises everything that it touches, and removes geographical barriers. For musicians, it's a great way to share their music with an ever-growing public, and to make contact with other musicians.
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
Of course! :-) If they'd agree to my terms!
I began writing songs to the guitar at the age of 14 and gently graduated to piano and orchestral work. With my recent CDs, I have gone back to my roots, and am once more writing and arranging songs.
Leonard Cohen, Rachmaninov, Kris Kristofferson, Chopin, The Eagles, Bob Dylan, Mozart, John Mayall, Joni Mitchell, Beethoven, Jimi Hendrix, Mark Knopfler, Dire Straits, Robert Schumann, Eric Clapton, Cream, Gordon Lightfoot, Tom Paxton, Sandy Denny, Judy Collins .....
Mostly my hands, brain and heart, but the eyes and ears are also essential. Each of us has a caged bird in their heart: it is the artist's task to set it free and let it soar, if only for a moment ...