Father Figure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_9hfHvQSNo&list=RDMMqMdf1onDkxA&index=2&ab_channel=georgemichaelVEVO There's something about this, the glassy production and the gospel snap, plus the wounded tension which gives tremendous weight to the chorus. It reminds me of Prince's work around the same time, the mix of sacred and sexual, which is something that's interested me more than once. A prayer to a woman, without the … Continue reading Father Figure


A Wonderful Review of The Lightning Thesaurus.

https://www.waterstones.com/books/reviews/isbn/9781838332228#review-193747 Thank you to Shaun, whose review was moving and gratifying. I'll share the bad ones too, when they arrive, in the interests of equanimity.

The Lightning Thesaurus – Playlist.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56-tvp8evpuyz7uja_z3m09DW8J7k-yL These are the songs which inspired and reflect the tone and process of writing this first in the sequence. I had others, which I will add to this, but wanted to share with you some of what I was listening to as I wrote this.

The Lightning Thesaurus is now available from Waterstones

https://www.waterstones.com/book/the-lightning-thesaurus/m-b-blissett/9781838332228 If you've not purchased the paperback and don't want to use Amazon. You may order it from here, and it would be wonderful if you did.

The Lightning Thesaurus is out today for 1.99