Posts Tagged ‘accordion’

The Irish Gene

01:04 PM

The Irish Gene I have been a fan of Irish and Celtic music for years. So it is no wonder that my own music will be influenced by it. With this song however, I explicitly wanted to write an Irish flavored song. I named it “The Irish Gene” as Frances Black once told me that I must have something Irish in me, seeing how much I am influenced by and love Ireland and its culture. However, as far as I know my family is 100% Dutch. So maybe there exists something like an gene that makes one love Ireland and I have it.

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Unexpected Demo

07:23 PM

The melody for this song came to me very unexpectedly (hence the title). I was just playing the piano and I didn’t intend to write a new song at all, but suddenly I was playing the basic melody of this song. I had to extend it of course into a full song. But it took me a while to finish the demo. Now, I’d like to let you listen to it. Please let me know what you think of it, for example by posting a comment with this post.

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