NEW MUSIC...PLEASE VISIT http://johnparkes.bandcamp.com
FOR ALL JOHN PARKES RELEASES
Here's some music to have a listen to from here...
And to mark the anniversary of D-Day you can also download 'The Longest Day' from Bandcamp for free - http://johnparkes.bandcamp.com/
The Don't be Seventeen EP
Valentine's Day from Illegal Songs
A song dismissing the tokens and fripperies of love - a FREE download from Bandcamp
Cigarette from Faithlessnessless
A simple metaphor song - a 'live favourite' as they say
But it's not all love songs...
Incitement to Religious Hatred from Illegal Songs
This is a song in favour of free speech - and against the legal enforcement of inoffensiveness. A reaction to a new law in the UK. Sort of tongue in cheek and also deadly serious
and little bit of politics...
I was pleased to be invited to play this at a festival of political song by singer songwriter Robb Johnson who does political stuff without the grindingly obvious cliches that ruin too many political good intentions. It's not art but it does make a point. This is about 'New Labour' who it seemed were intent on becoming the Tory party - and succeeded. It's a list really...