Category: music

It's Cold Outside Today By Chris Tavener

It’s cold outside today – new music video

I’m very excited to unveil my brand new studio-recorded song!‘It’s Cold Outside Today’ is a folk-influenced song about climate change. Climate action is something I’ve been passionate about for many years. Of course it still contains my usual helping of tongue-in-cheek, sarcastic lyrics as I take on the incredibly watertight logic of climate change deniers… Click […]

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Mark Radcliffe and Edge Studios Concert

Mark Radcliffe and Edge Studios – A Lockdown Concert

I am hugely excited to unveil a brilliant new live stream concert! I had the good fortune to work with some very talented people… In October 2020, I had the rare opportunity to perform live!The coronavirus pandemic had taken a grip of the nation so to defuse the growing tension, John Delf of Edge Studios […]

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How To Write A Comedy Song

How To Write A Comedy Song Writing a comedy song is both a joy and a difficult craft. I’ve spent ten years writing satirical songs with more than a healthy helping of humour and I’d like to pass on some of my thoughts on the process. For what they’re worth… As I’ve recently been getting […]

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Chris Tavener Performing at The Slaughtered Lamb. Photo by Jack Stanley

Touring In October –

Touring In October This is the first year since 2015, that I haven’t gone away touring in October. Which is a pretty sad realisation for me, but one that I know is absolutely necessary.The coronavirus pandemic has meant that live music is currently not a feasible option; especially for travelling acts. To make up for […]

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Tenacious D

What Makes Tenacious D So Good

Tenacious D at Rock in RioCREDIT: Sven Mandel under CC BY-SA 4.0 Many names come up when we talk about comedy music. Whether it be the unique musical stylings of Weird Al’s accordion laden songs or The Lonely Island’s clever use of rap music, there’s no questioning that the comedy music genre is thriving. However, a discussion on […]

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