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Christy D

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UCLA RADIO - PLEASE REQUEST ME :)
if you have a spare minute, please drop a note to UCLA Radio and ask to hear 'Leave A Light On' (from the Acoustika vo. 14 album)

-UCLA Radio Request Line: 1-310-825-9999
(they are also on twitter and facebook: check out the links here http://uclaradio.com/)

BIG THANKS FROM THE TINY ISLE xxx
posted 7 years ago
HURRAH FOR THE61!!
was all of a grumble this morn, then checked my email and had notification that 'Wolverine' had made it to the front page - THANKS 61ers! tis hugely appreciated, and gave this lidl jinner a much needed perkup this morn :-)
posted 7 years ago
blimey, i made it to the homepage today!! thanks everyone, very happy bunny :-) x
posted 7 years ago
"LEAVE A LIGHT" is featured on the CD Acoustika Vol.14 from 272 Records. You can buy it now for just $9.99 from amazon.com.

The CD has also been distributed to 25 radio stations in and around California - will list them here shortly, and would really appreciate it if you could request to hear the song! :)
posted 7 years ago
biography
A curious, gingertopped young thing growing up on a tiny Island in the Irish Sea, Christy was listening to an odd mix of big band, swing and grunge metal while her teeny friends were wrapped up in 80's electro pop and - urg! - rave. Inspired equally by Crowded House, Eddie Vedder, Julie London, Jeff Buckley and the writings of madcap British poet John Hegley, it was always going to be a voracious musical appetite that formed her own musical dabblings. Oh, and somewhere amongst all that, she was a soprano in the youth choir and can still sing large chunks of Mozart's Requiem (tho, maybe not in the same key...)

After studying broadcast journalism in the hope of Getting On The Radio, her musical career 'proper' started by promoting everyone else's stuff, as she put her obsessions to good use with an indie rock show on Energy FM. 'The Back Room' became one of the most popular radio shows on national radio (on the Isle of Man, admittedly...), and with all the live sessions and interviews collected over the years, a CD was produced. It was when she was putting that CD together that she decided to have a bash at the ole songwriting malarky herself - and it seemed apt to write a song a... (+) expand
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SilentK (level 26) wrote:
cool music!
2 months ago
SuperJay (level 23) wrote:
GINGERTOPS UNITE!! We shall take over the world someday, and you can be Empress AND royal minstrel. I call high vizier or court jester, whichever requires less work.

Holy crow, your guitar work on Leave a Light On is fresh. Keep it real, girl.
7 years ago
HelmutNewton (level 38) wrote:
I really like Your music!

Many greetings from Germany,

HelmutNewton
7 years ago
faberex (level 43) wrote:
is my pleasure Christy.

have a nice weekend
7 years ago
faberex (level 43) wrote:
i love all your stuff congrat
7 years ago
SuzyW234 (level 28) wrote:
I love your music - thank you!
7 years ago
Jeanburrasca81 (level 40) wrote:
Hey Christy, beautiful songs, thanks for sharing!
You should get yourself a listener account to interact with people and heart songs :)
7 years ago
Christy D wrote:
gutted that i can't heart songs!! lemme spread the lurve!
7 years ago
Christy D wrote:
ps - watched Doves last night in Glasgow - Jimmy played a BEAUTIFUL B-side on acoustic geetar, called 'Northern' something... any ideas?? i want to cover it!! cheers wise ones xx
7 years ago
Christy D wrote:
hello people! got as far as uploading my stuff then ran away... sorry! promise to spend some Quality Time on here later this evening. any hints n tips on how to make best use, please let me know :-) xx
7 years ago
mwalex (level 15) wrote:
Excellent first song!! Welcome to t61!!
7 years ago
Selma (level 33) wrote:
Welcome to 61 Christy. Great song!
7 years ago
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