I am raising £1000 to record my first solo EP. Drawing influences from Ed Sheeran, Newton Faulkner, John Mayer and Goo Goo Dolls (to name a few) this EP will comprise of all original material. Along with the standard EP, I will be recording live studio version of Hollow. Funds will also be spent on promotion and a launch event (profits from which will be going the charity).
On the 27th July 2017 I underwent Below the Knee amputation as a result of having a rare form of cancer called ‘Synovial Sarcoma’ in my left foot. I want to raise awarness of Sarcoma cancer so that someone else may not have to lose a limb through ignorance. Once recorded a percentage of the profit from any digital sales of this EP will go 3 charities, you can find out who they are and more about what they do on my Facebook page.
I’ve always used music as a way to find some inner peace and as an outlet for my emotions.
In my late teens, I battled with addiction to drugs and alcohol. In my early 20’s I overcame this battle and picked up my guitar and started playing again.
I’ve been playing guitar and singing for almost 15 years and its taken a tragedy for me to really starting writing my own music with earnest. I want to share my passion with all of you.
I promise that all the money raised will be solely used for this project and nothing else. Every pound will be used on recording and a launch event to raise even more for charity. In return for your support, I also promise to deliver on all pledges in a timely manor and keep everyone upto date via social media with photos, videos and such.
If i don't meet my target and am unable to move forward this project all donations will go to a selection of Charities in support of Youth Cancer, Sarcoma Cancer Research and Addiction Recovery.
Attached is a link to my Facebook page where you will find a rough video recording of the ‘original track’ that will be included on the EP a song I wrote called ‘Hollow’. I continue to progress with my songwriting and if this venture goes well I hope to release more original music in the future.
To follow my progress follow my Facebook page. ‘Click Here‘
I’m undertaking this project while rehabilitating from major surgery and as determined as I am, I face many challenges doing this alongside the rehabilitation from amputation and ask everyone to be patient.
Many Thanks in advance for your support,