Cool Air (acoustic demo)

This song began as a piano based co-write with Claire McBrien at the 2017 Glasgow Songwriting Festival when, for some reason, I was singing an octave up. The song has evolved a little bit since with an extra verse and a finger-picked accompaniment.

the mph songbook

mph (matt and phil holmes) is an ongoing songwriting and recording project. Startled Bee performs acoustic arrangements of songs from the mph song book as well as Startled Bee originals and the occasional cover.

  1. what you don’t want
  2. autobiography
  3. beautiful dreamers
  4. permutations
  5. golden tomorrow
  6. suzy skanx
  7. (just give me a) break
  8. when did u know (aka wendy)
  9. baby bee – also performed by Startled Bee
  10. monkey
  11. moving
  12. on the jetty – also performed by Startled Bee
  13. ballad / stronger man – also performed by Startled Bee
  14. bring it on
  15. rain – also performed by Startled Bee
  16. only so long – also performed by Startled Bee
  17. enjoy the experience
  18. can’t go back
  19. over the over
  20. clean lines
  21. teen beauty queen
  22. compromise
  23. the feelings
  24. cruel man