Scotland Liverpool Blackpole

Rob and I just played a lovely show at The Stables in Cricklade,  a great little venue if you’re ever passing. Coming up we have a couple of gigs in Scotland, Glasgow and Edinburgh then back to Liverpool for a gig at Naked Lunch Cafe on Smithdown Road. The cafe formerly known as Ate Days a Week or Geds Cafe has had a total refurbishment. Ged died earlier in the year and the transformation of the cafe is tribute to … Read More >>

New VP September Dates added

New dates added for September 16 – more details here all shows with Rob Steadman on keys…hope to see you there or there abouts x


WR3 & The Singing Schoolteacher

I’ve not long finished a series of songs that reflect my return to the Midlands, its been a cathartic August writing and recording demos and I hope to have the album ready for next years release. I’m just planning the recording proper, I’ll update everyone when I know and try and film and share something of the process [which I always mean to do but never seem to get around to]. Heres a song from the new collection [working title … Read More >>

The Next Days

Hello all

Hope the summer is heating you up nicely

A few developments here to note, firstly the Silver Meadows album release – the record has been out a couple of months now and I’d just like to say a huge thanks to those people who have bought it, it means a lot and its much appreciated.

If you haven’t bought it yet here are some links. It really is quite the most considered and conceptually rewarding record I’ve made, … Read More >>

New Video Promo

Here we have a new video with SILVER MEADOWS song excerpts press quotes and some pointers to the stories,  please like share and comment if you have a few moments to spare. The record is making a few waves here and there, press wise so far so good, radio we theres been some but its almost impossible to sustain it given the huge competition from a million pluggers and majors and the usual who knows who. I’m hugely proud of … Read More >>

Silver Meadows Reviews Update

Silver Meadows is out now and attracting some very fine reviews some of which I’ve gathered up here for your perusal. Daily Mirror 4/5 Americana -UK 9/10 Irish Times 4/5 Enola 9/10 The best place to buy a CD is here from the VP site, or if you prefer to download its on  iTunes, Amazon and most of the major platforms…you can also listen to audio samples here – A massive thanks to everyone who’s made the … Read More >>

Silver Meadows out now

Its taken awhile to get here but here we are and the new album Silver Meadows [Fables from the Institution]  is OUT NOW –  CD or download follow the links for buying from iTunes Amazon Bandcamp and the website, and to Soundcloud for the listening post. Theres a behind the scenes account here. I sincerely hope you like the record. Please do share on social media, comment and let me know what you think. VP


Silver Meadows – where it’s very nearly at…

It seems to have taken forever but here we are at last closing in on the Silver Meadows release date, it comes out officially next Monday although I’ve been dispatching CDs for the last couple of weeks so some people will have their copies already. I just want to say say a huge thanks to everyone, the support is really appreciated. Below is the mailing list info pre release,  more on the songs, the ideas behind them. if you don’t … Read More >>

New Silver Meadows Sampler & Bandcamp links

Pre orders for Silver Meadows [Fables from the Institution] on BANDCAMP now – plus a three album download bundle for silly money, have a look see. I’ve also added a new sampler from the album for your delectation…… Read More >>

Say It With Garage Flowers

New Interview on the creation of Silver Meadows – from SAY IT WITH GARAGE FLOWERS – have a look, share , comment do xRead More >>