Alive in Sunny Southampton

Picture of Tiny Cow with old fashioned gramophone. Title reads "Nick Haynes Alive in Sunny Southampton"

New release on 14th July. Fresh recordings of five of my most popular live songs. The EP contains ‘Olidays, Rolling up the Sleeping Bags, Seaside Town in Winter, Food Romance and Primrose Hill. Recorded and produced by Henry Newbury. It includes backing from James Inflames, Henry Newbury and the audience at the Cricketers, Southampton.

Tiny Cow will review new CD

There will soon be a CD of my most popular live songs. It has been recorded by Henry and Tiny Cow will be reviewing the songs with some help from Big Bear and Little Bear.

Tiny Cow reviews “Nick Haynes alive in sunny Southampton”

The First Five Years

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I’ve been writing songs for a long time but only started recording them properly around five years ago. I have now put together seventeen of my favourite demos in an album. This is a very strange selection so I don’t expect anyone to like all of them. I’ll be surprised if you don’t find something you like.

The most popular track on Spotify at the moment is Schauinsland.

This has also been played a lot.

The album is on all online platforms.

Bricks – A reverse video

I made this video to encourage people to use local venues before they disappear. Worth watching for the reverse camera stuff alone.

Music released by DK Records.

Available on Spotify  and  iTunes

I wrote and performed the music and it was mastered by Paul Kenward at Stewie B’s.

A big thank you to all the people who appeared in the video including Henry, Eric, AdamLeonC , Steve, Wes Lawson Bowie, Jack Tinmouth, and Andre.

Dig Beneath the Dust

Dig Beneath the Dust    5.45

Climbing on a train for a trip to the seaside

New trunks, no bucket and spade

Promised myself to learn to swim this summer

Confidence starting to fade

It’s hard to learn to swim, a mouthful of sea, making me choke

But when you throw away the armbands you feel stronger

Growing up with every stroke

Dig beneath the dust, beneath the dust, beneath the dust

The past is never dead. It’s only sleeping

Dig beneath the dust, then tuck it into bed

 

Walking up to Sunninghill on Saturday morning

For library books and lardy cake

Mother traded green shield stamps for roller skates

I learned the hard way how to brake

You learn to ride a bike by falling off so many times

But it’s worth it in the end when you can do it

Without a friend holding on

Dig beneath the dust, beneath the dust, beneath the dust

The past is never dead. It’s only sleeping

Dig beneath the dust, then tuck it into bed

 

Every time you wake a memory, it changes

Picking over the details rearranges everything

 

Walking up to school each day, a different adventure

Scuffing my new shoes on the way

Creeping past the wolf hound snarling at the gate

They said he only, wants to play

A rocket to the moon, on the TV, in black and while

I thought they must be cold up there

I watched the moon, every night.

Dig beneath the dust, beneath the dust, beneath the dust

The past is never dead It’s only sleeping

Dig beneath the dust, then tuck it into bed

 

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Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill    5.45

Couple eating cupcakes in the morning light

They only met last night but still he knows

This man is different

It’s springtime, on Primrose Hill

 

Looking over London you can see the BT tower

Looking over London the misty sky climbs away,

Climbs away, climbs away

 

Couple lying on the grass in the afternoon sun

Watching the city having fun, sharing wine

Sharing time

It’s Summer time, on Primrose Hill

 

Couple watching fireworks on a cold dark night

He says Guy Fawkes was right, the city glows

Sulphur in the air

It’s autumn, on Primrose Hill

 

Couple walks a dog in the morning snow

London sparkles below, it’s almost a year

Since they first met here

It’s winter, on Primrose Hill

 

 

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Orange

I’m making a set of mini CDs with my songs on them and giving them out when I play live. Each CD contains at least two songs and there will be six of them. Red,Orange,Yellow,Green,Blue and Purple. The CDs are called the Rainbow sessions (Indigo and Violet are combined to make the purple CD).

I chose this format as it is easy to stick in the pocket and it’s more fun for me putting out a couple of songs at a time rather than waiting until I have recorded a dozen or so. It’s also a bit of a treasure hunt to see if you can get a set. You should only play it in a drawer loading CD player. If you don’t have one then you can listen to the tracks on You Tube below.

The Orange CD contains 1. Jetpacks, Monorails and Rayguns and 2. Space Dogs . Yellow will be out soon.

If you want to find out what I am up to then follow me on Twitter @nickHaynesmusic or Facebook NickHaynesMusic. See you soon.

 

 

1. Jetpacks, Monorails and Rayguns

2. Space Dogs

Red

I’m making a set of mini CDs with my songs on them and giving them out when I play live. Each CD contains at least two songs and there will be six of them. Red,Orange,Yellow,Green,Blue and Purple. The CDs are called the Rainbow sessions  (Indigo and Violet are combined to make the purple CD).

I chose this format as it is easy to stick in the pocket and it’s more fun for me putting out a couple of songs at a time rather than waiting until I have recorded a dozen or so. It’s also a bit of a treasure hunt to see if you can get a set. You should only play it in a drawer loading CD player. If you don’t have one then you can listen to the tracks on You Tube below.

The Red CD contains 1. Club59 and 2. Coffee Monster.  Orange will be out soon.

If you want to find out what I am up to then follow me on Twitter @nickHaynesmusic or  Facebook  NickHaynesMusic. See you soon.

 

 

1. Club59

2. Coffee Monster