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 >>


Heres a little interview I did with Dougie from S4L previewing the Silver meadows album…

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In case you missed it here’s the first video for ‘Hospital Wing’, taken from the Silver Meadows album. Andy Squiff directed and there are some lovely little performances from the ensemble cast of actors all based in The Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, they did a grand job. Its not easy to get the balance right, we’ve obviously used a liberal helping of stereotype, Cuckoo’s Nest style so you immediately know you’re in a Mental health art group. The twist in … Read More >>

Cover Art

If you’ve pre ordered the Silver Meadows CD you should have received it by now and seen first hand Paul Cliffs superb artwork [if not heres a link]. The front cover depicts empty chairs, a Roberts Radio and meds dispenser in a bay window scene over looking hospital grounds, there are a couple slippers and the feel is suitably remote, there’s a real depth of tone to the photograph in all its silver greyness and frankly it looks ace, … Read More >>