How I wrote 'Why Does It Always Rain On Me' by Travis

How I wrote ‘Why Does It Always Rain On Me?’ by Travis’ Fran Healy

August 15, 2019 in How I Wrote, Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Spring 2019

The Glaswegian frontman talks about piecing together their precipitative breakthrough hit single in the arid climes of Israel and Spain…

Jimmy Webb

Roundhouse is back ‘In The Round’

December 16, 2017 in Events, News

The London venue’s series of intimate shows returns with another eclectic mix of artists, including Jimmy Webb and Beth Orton…


Brighter Sound presents Both Sides Now project

October 21, 2017 in News

The Manchester organisation launches a project to reduce the gender gap, while helping female musicians in the north of England…

Beth Orton

Interview: Beth Orton

September 20, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with the distinguished songwriter to ask whether it’s possible to write with a live audience in mind…

Beth Orton

Beth Orton announces live dates

September 14, 2016 in News

Following the release of her critically acclaimed new album ‘Kidsticks’, the ‘folktronica’ female singer-songwriter prepares a 10-date UK headline tour…