Sunday, 22 May 2011

CMC Coursework Tracks

Hi everyone :)

I hope you are all well.

I bring you a couple of tracks that I have been working on for my coursework.

I have so very very much to learn still! Lol. We were given a lot of freedom with this task...I decided to write two pieces based around the theme "Dreams"...as the titles suggest! And I tried to do two pieces in a style that I wasn't too familiar with...Dreams I is based around drifting off to sleep, dreaming, and waking and Dreams II is based around your dreams being broken.



So they're both quite different! Lol.

TTFN xxxxx

Sunday, 15 May 2011

A little wondering.

In trying to be more like 'you', 'yourself'...could you be less like yourself? In trying to find a state in which you are completely comfortable, could you actually be moving further away from your identity...?

I've just been thinking a lot about image recently - not in a vain way - just pondering the thought. I guess I've been doing the stereotypical 'finding yourself at University'/'just broke up with your boyfriend' thing.

The more I live, the more questions I ask, and the more I realise that I'll never know the answers...because there aren't any! Life is so fluid.

I'm playing at a gig tonight - two songs - Suzanne Vega's 'Luka' - and Fisher's 'I Will Love You'. I'm playing with a guitarist and string players on 'Luka' and just with a pianist on 'I Will Love You.' I'm just holding the mic and singing. I'm rather looking forward to it. It'll be a new experience...and one where I'll be more open to expressing myself...no hiding behind Lady this time. I wonder how I'll go...feeling quite strange at the moment.

Mood = floaty/intense. They don't quite go.

Friday, 6 May 2011

If You Should Go

Howdy :)

Here's a track that I've been working on for my Pop Harmony Coursework. - I was just wondering what you thought of it?...A kind of jazzy song...

This is actually my second (and final!) attempt at a piece for this coursework. My first attempt was slightly rubbish. I may try to polish it a tad and post it at some point so you can hear its rubbish-ness.

Anyhow - any comments would be muchly appreciated. (Good or otherwise. ;))

Lots of love xxxxx

If You Should Go by hollykirby

Sunday, 1 May 2011

Thinkings. Thoughts. That's the one.

The end of my holidays are nearing and after putting the video on it's now back to the coursework! I'm loving being home and am already looking forward to the summer holidays! It won't be long before I'm back really...I have some exams/deadlines at Uni...but my first year at Uni should end on June 2nd. :)

I have really enjoyed my first year at Uni...I'm glad I chose to go, although I do miss the Isle of Wight and the people on it very much. I guess it sounds a bit cheesy, but I've learnt a lot about myself and life in general, as well as other people. Even though I love the Island, I sort of feel that I've been a bit sheltered from a lot of things...and I know that I'm quite naive. But now I feel like my naivety is more of a choice. I prefer to enjoy the simple things and ignore the pessimism. It doesn't mean that I wander round with my head in the clouds, ignorant to reality...it just means that I'd rather look to be inspired and enchanted than to seek out and exacerbate things to moan about.

Anyhow...I'd better go and get some breakfast!

Speak to you soon. xxxxx

Forever Bound To Fairytales - an original song by Holly Kirby

See - I said I hadn't forgotten the April video! ;) (See the upload date...)

I hope you like it xxxx