The Sad Machines is an electro concept album all on the theme of depression. It has spoken word tracks which pack even more or a punch with a backing of synthy music which swings between hypnotic, heartbeaking and the kind of badass where you need a long coat billowing in the wind and a choreographed fight scene.
Confidence Tricks is touring the UK October & November 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Obs74QTufTA This tour is possible thanks a grant from the Spirit of the Rainbow Heron Project, a trust set up in memory of Dora Rachel Franks Daniel. You can read more about Dora’s life here and more about the trust here. 04/10/2016 London, Hackney Attic 07/10/2016 Norwich, Take … Continue reading Confidence Tricks – Video
New video - part of my one-woman show Confidence Tricks, touring the UK in October and November. Tour dates here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBi4n3G43AY
As seen in the Morning Star newspaper, 4th May 2016, in Well Versed, edited by Jody Porter Surviving the job centre With your ego intact Is a masterclass in Unsolidarity. Wear the office clothes You no longer have to. Wear the smile of someone Momentarily inconvenienced. Like your career got a flat tire And this … Continue reading Morning Star: Jobcentre
Dear pet crematorium Can you please talk me through The four poems you gave me Three apparently written by my dead cat Two of them addressing me as ‘mum’-?
Filmed in April last year at the Tate Modern, courtesy of Queersay, Apples and Snakes and Out in South London. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld93NyNJ2gg
I’ve been surprised how many times Being confident has offended And I think it boils down to ‘How dare you?’ ‘Why do you think you have the right? ‘I’m better than you, and I’m not there yet.’ Confidence breaks the rules So, are you slim enough? Are you smart enough? Are you … Continue reading Poem: Confidence Trick