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| Reviewing his debut CD EP 'Hold Out for|
Summer' journalist and broadcaster John
O'Regan wrote, "Paul Castle writes the
kind of songs which make songwriting the
valuable and worthy trade it is. Well crafted
intelligent lyrics set to contagious melodies
and artists like Frances Black and others
have been quick to realise this and snap up
his material. The CD 'Hold Out for Summer'
perfectly illustrates his musical and lyrical
attributes. 'Write Him a Letter' and 'Louise (Kick off your dancing
shoes) are the tuneful radio playlist staples while 'Just about leaving'
leaves a melancholy yet powerful after effect and the wistful title
track nails his melodic colours to the mast. The 'Old Bear Stories' TV
theme song shows another side with an infectuous children's song.
'Hold out for summer' proves the art of quality songwriting is alive
and well." PDC Music Store / Soundclick Download
Paul's song 'Write him a letter' has been
covered by Irish star Frances Black, with
her sister Mary Black on harmony vocals.
Originally included on her best selling
album 'The Sky Road' which topped the
Irish charts, the song (re-titled 'Send Him
a Letter') has since been included on the
compilation album 'The Loving Time' and
also on 'The Best of Frances Black' .
| But Paul is perhaps best known for his|
theme song and background music for the
1993 BAFTA award-winning Children's TV
series (40 episodes) of Jane Hissey's 'Old
Bear Stories' which has been shown in over
70 countries throughout the world and is still
regularly repeated on Channel Five in the UK.
see Old Bear Stories TV Theme Song
| Paul is also a member of the popular UK|
bluegrass, Cajun and gospel country trio
The Rosinators, described by Dee Hallett
as "fast gaining a reputation as one of the
UK's finest bands". Finalists in the 2004
Glastonbury Festival Unsigned Bands
Competition, the band have since played
at Glastonbury & Edinburgh Fringe festivals
among many others all over the UK and
Ireland. PDC Music Store / Soundclick Download
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