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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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Postcard Home Music Video

Postcard Home – new music video

“Doing Malibu shots on the back of a hippo…” I am delighted to reveal my brand new music video for ‘Postcard Home’. This song has been a live audience favourite for quite a while. I think we’ve really captured the travel vlogger In 2020! Click here to watch This song was written and released for […]

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Why Comedy music is no joke

What’s the first thing you think of, when you think of comedy music? Perhaps it’s Monty Python singing ‘The Lumberjack Song’? Or Weird Al Yankovic singing ‘White & Nerdy’?Songs that you perhaps wouldn’t label as era-defining classics in popular music… Or maybe it’s the novelty songs of the late twentieth century? Songs like ‘Monster Mash’ […]

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