16 Apr


I have enjoyed the gigs lately.  From the majesty of the Black Dyke Mill, where the famous brass band got their name and still sometime rehearse, to the Musician in leciester, to the Half Moon, to my old favourite though far from home - The Railway, to Stan’s Bike Shack in a snowy South Downs.  It’s been […]

08 Nov

Alison Moyet Gig

I have been spending as much time as I can writing new songs.  I have about 7 that are looking good.  One I wrote yesterday I have been listening to on repeat on my headphones and playing along to on the piano.  The lyrics are all over the place but the chords and melodies and […]

Lyric Book
19 Oct

Playing Outside & Animations

I was down in London at the weekend playing a private gig at the Kensington Roof Gardens.  It was a beautiful occasion and a funny thing to be up on the rooftops of Kensington surrounded by Flamingos.  We had the classic problem too…will it rain…will it be sunny…I set up the PA, piano, all the […]

27 Sep

Cornbury Video & Update

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO Whilst I was playing at the Cornbury Music Festival this summer Matt Green filmed me singing a new song of mine wandering the site.  You’ll see at one point I nearly took someone’s head off with my guitar as they ran past me.  The headliner was Bryan Adams, a […]

Alex Cornish performs live at St Pancras Old Church, London, Great Britain 10th August 2015
15 Jul

What I learned from…Part 2

What I learned from….Steve Nieve A few years ago I was called by Kathryn Williams’ manager asking if I could stand in to play piano for her for a radio session on Radio France in Paris. I was free, learnt the song and off I went.  After the session we met up with Kathryn’s friends […]

22 May

What I learned from…Part 1

(My first radio session on Tom Robinson’s 6 Music show in, I think, 2006) I am just putting the finishing touches to the next album. In the meantime, I was thinking about a recent article I read about how a lot of pop records are made these days.  As you know, multiple songwriters are involved behind […]

17 Dec

Merry Christmas

Well, I had hoped to get this new album before Christmas, but alas it takes fuckin ages to get songs the way you want em when you are recording.  You write them, then come the arrangements.  And that’s why rock bans of old would spend months and months in studios, because you can arrange things […]

25 Jun

Weekend Gigs and Radio France

Am off in my car tomorrow down south to play a few gigs, tomorrow night in Stamford, Saturday lunchtime at Caffe Nero in Soho during the Pride march, then down to play in Worthing in the evening.  Had a great start to the week heading out to Paris to play piano for Kathryn Williams on Radio […]

26 May


Morning, MusicNews.com are running a competition to win five signed copies of Beyond the Serenade.  To make it more worthwhile for those of you that visit my site I will also throw into the envelope promo copies of the First and Last single, which look like the image below…They are the CDs we sent off […]