I Wish I Wrote That Song

I Wish I Wrote That Song

I Wish I Wrote That Song is a podcast talking to songwriters and artists about a song they wish they wrote. Each episode includes discussion with them in an informal atmosphere, where they give an intimate insight into themselves, songwriting and life in general. During the episode they play a version of one of their own songs, and the song they wish they wrote - all especially recorded for the podcast. Presented by Keith Wyatt (Indie Kitchen) and David Glover (Tesla Studios). Visit iwishiwrotethatsong.co.uk for playlists of the artists and music discussed in each episode, along with links to other books or people mentioned.

Episodes

November 3, 2020 54 min

For this episode we spoke to Bristol based artist, Fenne Lily, shortly after the release of her new album, Breach.

Breach is the follow up to her 2018 debut, Hold On.

We spoke to Fenne about her love for Bandcamp drummer, Kyle, joining a prestigious roster at her label, Dead Oceans and of course, the song she wish she wrote, a song by Sparklehorse released in 2001.

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For this episode we spoke to Siobhan Maher Kennedy. Siobhan is possibly best known as the singer with Liverpool band, River City People, as well as being a Children’s TV presenter and actress.

River City People released two albums in the late 80s and early 90s; Say Something Good and This Is The World. They had their biggest chart success with a cover of California Dreamin’, originally released by Mamas and Papas. After the band sp...

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For this episode we spoke to UK based, Australian artist Emily Barker,  just after the release of her single, Return Me,

Since her debut album, Photos.Fire. Fables in 2007, she has worked as a solo artist, with her band The Red Clay Halo, and has had many collaborations including the Applewood Road album and recently A Window To Other Ways with Marry Waterson.

Emily is also known for the BAFTA award winning theme song for Kenneth B...

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Jade McInally is the singer, songwriter and guitarist with four piece Australian band, Jade Imagine. The band made a real impression on ‘I Wish I Wrote That Song’ presenter Keith Wyatt when they supported Julia Jacklin on tour in the UK, towards the end of 2018.

We talked to Jade about her new EP, ‘You Remind Me Of Something I Lost’, covering the Tiny Ruins song ‘Dream Wave’ for the Milk On Milk album and of course, the song she wi...

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June 27, 2020 30 min

For this episode we spoke to Manchester band, PINS, just before the release of their new album, Hot Slick. We talked to the band about launching their new album during a global pandemic, collaborating with Iggy Pop and of course, the song they wish they wrote, a song by Suicide released in 1988.

We both first saw PINS at Sheffield’s, Tramlines Festival in 2013. They were on a really cool bill with another of our favourites, Skylark...

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For this episode, we spoke to Charles Watson, member of Sheffield band Slow Club. Charles’ debut solo album “Now That I Am A River” was released  in 2018 leading UK independent label, Moshi Moshi. The album was released to critical acclaim and was named one of the albums of the year by BBC Radio 6 Music presenter, Lauren Laverne.

Slow Club were a successful indie band, spanning a period of almost 10 years. They released four albums...

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Alessi’s Ark is the brainchild of Alessi Laurent-Marke. After various band formations over the last 10 years or so, Alessi is now joined by Jason Santos on keys, programming and making planters for their balcony. During our conversation, we discussed recording Alessi’s debut album in Nebraska, the new EP, Truth, and how Alessi’s newly found faith has affected her work, and of course, the song they wish they wrote, a song by Dawes.

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In our first episode we talk to Sam Brookes. During our conversation, Sam talked about his music, his approach to songwriting and his relationship through music, with his Dad, who is sadly no longer with us; and of course he played us his version of his chosen song by Willy Mason.

Sam is one of the UK’s leading alt-folk artists with over 20 million streams on Spoifty. Sam has released two albums to date; his first in 2011, followed...

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