Art Rocks 2018 song is called “Ramses”


Irene writes, My Art Rocks 2018 song is finally coming together. I’m calling it “Ramses”. I was inspired by the life of Ram(e)ses II and his legacy (as Basquiat obviously was), in particular the striking evidence of his love for Nefertari, his first wife. The tomb he built for her in the Valley of the Queens is stunning – a…

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Working on a song for Art Rocks 2018


Art Rocks is a bi-annual competition linking fine art and music. Irene took part in 2012, and has decided to try again. Last Saturday she attended one of the workshops, to gain inspiration and meet some of the other songwriters. She was the oldest of the bunch by far. The youngest was 15, not much older than when she first…

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“Mirror Mirror” – entry for www.artrocks.nl


Irene writes: I selected the painting, “Het oorbelletje”, by Breitner to inspire my song for the http://www.artrocks.nl┬ácompetition. The recording features me on guitar and vocals, and Margriet on glockenspiel. Chorus: Mirror, mirror, mirror When it comes to love I’m a real beginner Does it show? Mirror, mirror, mirror Help me feel like a winner Help my confidence grow. Check out…

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