Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The Darwin Song Project

Neil of the British online record retailer Fish Records has been organizing The Darwin Song Project:

Eight artists are coming together for a songwriting residential in March 2009, where they will live together for a week in a beautiful 16th Century Shropshire farmhouse to write new songs that have a resonance and relevance to the life and works of Charles Darwin.The artists involved on the project areChris Wood, Karine Polwart, Mark Erelli, Krista Detor, Stu Hanna (Megson), Rachael McShane (Bellowhead)Emily Smith, Jez Lowe.

Full details of the project are on the dedicated websiteThe project will be covered by BBC Radio 4 in a documentary that will be aired in late March.There is a concert at the end of the songhouse where the artists will perform the results of the residential in the brand new riverside Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury on March 19th.

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