Big Blue Car - inspired to play by:

The Blue Nile, Split Enz, Hauschka, Yello, Holst, Isao Tomita, The Church, Radiohead, Gene, Fleetwood Mac,  Japan, The Thompson Twins, Grizzly Bear, Mike Oldfield, The Stranglers, Focus, Alanis Morissette, Alice Cooper, Yes, Baby Bird, The Cure, Black Sabbath, KD Lang, Kent, Peter Gabriel, Big Country, The Finn brothers, Bjork, Roxy Music, The Fixx, Camel, South, David Bowie, Elvis Costello, The Eels, ELP, Cinematic Orchestra, Supertramp, Elbow, Fanfarlo, Toyah, Fleet Foxes, Sting, Tangerine Dream, The Icicle Works, Lemon Jelly, The Jam, Queen, Kate Bush, Chumbawamba, Midnight Oil, Squeeze, The Tubes, Hawkwind, Donovan, Golden Earring, Simon & Garfunkel, Manson, ELO, Cocteau Twins, Stevie Wonder, Howard Jones, Jellyfish, (early) Genesis, Julian Cope, John Barry, Jade Warrior, Scarlet Party, Portishead, Lord Huron, Talk Talk, Manfred Mann, Lars Danielsson, Steve Miller Band, (early) U2, Frank Zappa, Duran Duran, Billy Bragg, Matt Pond PA, Ultravox, Slade, The Who, New Order, Pink Floyd, Prefab Sprout, Thunderclap Newman, Jethro Tull, Glen Campbell, Red Snapper, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Sade, XTC, Sigur Ros, Silent Running, Stephen Duffy, Vangelis, The Mission, The Sundays, The Psychedelic Furs, The Ventures, This Mortal Coil, Osibisa, Thomas Dolby, Nicola Conte, FGTH, Utopia, Stravinsky, The Flaming Lips.
 

And inspired to write by...
Pretty much everything else.
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"On our knees, in the soil.
Where some culture is grown.
In the air, tumble-down.
It's a new life from sculptured decay."

Drifting (Autumn lament)
 

2019 album release: HAPPY YET?

Big Blue Car video: Mortal Orbits

Drifting (Autumn lament)

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Big Blue Car video: Mortal Orbits

Mortal Orbits

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Big Blue Car video: Than Ever More Than

Than Ever More Than

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New videos 

I've just uploaded three new videos onto Youtube:

  • The first video is for the track 'Than Ever More Than' from Happy Yet?
  • The second is a 'Babble' video with thoughts and pointers regarding the next album(s)
  • Video number three is a quick little acoustic snippet of an old 2002 track 'Oilflow' from The Masking of Everyday Things.

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