April 2018

Following on from last month’s single The Love We Leave Behind… comes the news of another two track single release. The two brand new songs are called Standing Still and All Things Considered and will be available to listen to and purchase from 21st April.

Standing Still

Standing Still

All Things Considered

All Things Considered

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March 2018

The new Feather House single The Love We Leave Behind… is picking up it’s first Radio play on Brian Player‘s show on Wey Valley Radio 101.1 FM on Tuesday 20th March from 8pm.

A brand new Feather House single will be released on Friday 16th March called The Love We Leave Behind. The Vaughan Jones Manor House String Quartet have written a String Treatment / Arrangement for the track and the single is also going to feature three alternative mixes of the song.

Pete describes the track as… “The song is about the idea that although we physically die, it’s the love we’ve shown in our life that lives on in the lives of those we leave behind.”

The Love We Leave Behind 1

The artwork for the single is a photograph that Pete took of an ‘Old Man’s Beard’ which is left behind in Winter as the flowering blossom dies. The angle of the picture points up and heads skywards, indicating the departure of a scattering Spirit – fleeing the shackles and constraints of this World. It’s a visual depiction of what remains and the impact of The Love We Leave Behind…

Old Man's Beard 1

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February 2018

BBC airplay and interview
Pete is being interviewed by Mike Naylor on BBC Three Counties Radio on Saturday 24th February. Two songs from the new Feather House EP – Eight Feet – will also be receiving their first BBC airplay on Mike‘s show… Tune in from 12:00 – 2:00pm to catch all the chat and conservation :)

The new Feather House EP – Eight Feet – is available to order and purchase on CD and contains the bonus track – Sunken Ship (Held Beneath The Waves) – which Tom Robinson played twice last year on BBC 6 Music.

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January 2018

On January 30th Brian Player played the song Centre Stage from the new Feather House EP – Eight Feet – on Wey Valley Radio 101.1 FM.

Review of the Eight Feet EP by Tony Birch writing for the FATEA Magazine

FATEA Magazine review Eight Feet EP part 1

FATEA Magazine review Eight Feet EP part 2

The new EP – Eight Feet…

The Feather House song – Sunken Ship (Held Beneath The Waves) – that was played twice by Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music last year, has gained a 2017 Honourable Mention from the KA Radio show From Texas And Beyond with Lochlann Green …Lovely! :)

2017 Honourable Mention

Tracks from the new Feather House EP – Eight Feet – have begun to pick up airplay on various Radio Stations. On 2nd January Roger Williams played Centre Stage on his A World Of Difference show which aired on Blues and Roots Radio and had some very kind words to say about the track and the EP as a whole. Also on 2nd January Brian Player gave the track Tired Eyes a spin on his show on Wey Valley Radio 101.1 FM.

Brian Player played the track Tired Eyes for a second time on his Brian Player’s Acoustic Cafe Radio Show on 5th January which also aired on Blues and Roots Radio.

On 9th January Chris Arscott included the track Tired Eyes on his Acoustic Show on Triangle Radio and Roger Williams closed his show on Blues and Roots Radio with the EP title track Eight Feet.

Eight Feet EP cover artwork

Eight Feet EP cover artwork

The new Feather House EP – Eight Feet – is going to be released on Friday 12th January and will be available to purchase from www.featherhouse.bandcamp.com

The track listing will be as follows:

1. Eight Feet
2. Centre Stage
3. cHiLdHoOd 82
4. Shivering 101
5. Tired Eyes

Each track will have it’s own artwork…

Eight Feet

Eight Feet

Centre Stage

Centre Stage

cHiLdHoOd 82

cHiLdHoOd 82

Shivering 101

Shivering 101

Tired Eyes

Tired Eyes

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December 2017

The second track on the soon to be released Feather House EP Eight Feet is going to have a new title. The song The Duel is now going to be called Centre Stage.

The new Feather House EP has gained another song taking it from four tracks to five!

The track listing will be as follows…

1. Eight Feet
2. The Duel
3. cHiLdHoOd 82 (instrumental)
4. Shivering 101
5. Tired Eyes

Each track is going to have it’s own artwork for the release through Bandcamp and Pete has been asking people to get involved by submitting a photo idea for tracks two to five. The title track artwork is pictured below… Pete is then going through to find which one he feels best represents each song. The EP Eight Feet will be released in the early part of the New Year…

Eight Feet

Eight Feet

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November 2017

This month has seen Pete Guy write two new songs, the first being a retelling of the old Fable about the Wind challenging the Sun in a contest to see who is the strongest and is called The Duel. The other song is entitled Eight Feet and is about Pete visiting the City of Berlin in Germany. These two tracks are going to be featured as part of a new four track EP…

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October 2017

New FEATHER HOUSE single release ‘Stilled’
Monday 23rd October has seen the release of the new FEATHER HOUSE single entitled Stilled. The song references two of Pete Guy’s favourite songwriters – Neil Young and Elliott Smith and features the cajon and percussion playing skills of Richard Squire from the band The Nimblewits. Pete recorded the track in his flat on his Zoom H4N recording machine…

On Saturday 7th October 2017 on BBC Three Counties Radio, Mike Naylor was interviewing the wonderful Tom Robinson, talking about everything from his songwriting, recording and concerts and his work at the BBC – especially his BBC Introducing show. In his interview round up Mike mentioned the fact that Tom Robinson had played Pete Guy’s music twice on his BBC 6 Music shows earlier this year when he featured the FEATHER HOUSE song Sunken Ship (Held Beneath The Waves)
Go to the ‘Music’ page to hear the song Sunken Ship (Held Beneath The Waves) which Tom Robinson described as “deeply affecting”.
Mike‘s interview was a fascinating insight into the times and music of Tom Robinson with Tom giving some great advice for songwriters hoping to take their songs to the next level… He’s the champion of new music :) #AlwaysTryingToWriteAnotherOMGsong

The Pete Guy song MoNsTeRs In YoUr HeAd was played on Roger Williams show on Blues & Roots Radio on Tuesday 3rd October 2017.

Pete has written a new song called Stilled which references two of his favourite song writers – Neil Young and Elliott Smith. Go to the ‘Lyrics’ page for a read through…

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September 2017

On Tuesday 5th September the FEATHER HOUSE song Into The Clearing picked up it’s first radio play when Chris Arscott gave it a spin on his show on Triangle Radio.

Out now… The new FEATHER HOUSE five track EP featuring a photograph of Pete Guy aged 6 months as the cover design… :)

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August 2017

All five of the tracks for the forthcoming FEATHER HOUSE EP have now been mixed and mastered by Nick Kozuch at Unit Studios in Letchworth Garden City… The final track listing will be – 1. Sunken Ship (Held Beneath The Waves) 2. Dive Into The Ocean 3. Feather House (Woodland) 4. Into The Clearing 5. One Way Ticket

The EP will be released on 1st September and will be available to purchase as a digital download from www.featherhouse.bandcamp.com

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July 2017

Pete has written a new song called One Way Ticket which will appear on the upcoming EP called Feather House which is currently scheduled for release on 1st September. You can read through the lyrics by going to the ‘Lyrics’ page…

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