‘Think of the Trees’ by Ben Lawrance 18 November 2020
I’m a big fan of walking in many of the lovely woodlands in Reading and the surrounding areas with my two canine companions. The song is a homage to our wonderful woodlands and the preservation of this beautiful areas…
‘Revolution’ by Jenni Pinnock – played by Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra 16 November 2020
Revolution reflects upon the irrevocable changes brought about by climate change – from the effects on the atmosphere itself to the overall effects on our planet and our lives. The title was chosen because throughout research into the topic, it became clear that we need to revolutionise the ways in which we live our lives in order to ensure we slow the warming of the planet….
‘Timeline’ by Jude Haste
My song ‘Timeline’ which I recorded on my mobile phone is about love, loss and limitations. It is about our lives on this planet with it’s limited resources, and our desires and hopes for a life filled with belonging and connection. Even if we have very little of our own…
‘Hold Back the River’ by Readiophonics 1 November 2020
This song, by James Bay, is a song in which the author laments fighting against the tide of time and life as is sweeps him away from a previously relationship. While this song isn’t specifically linked to climate change, the image of holding back the tide is very relevant to living in Reading….
‘This Is What Happens’ by Matt Westwood 30 October 2020
Back before the turn of the Millennium everything was falling to pieces and we really thought it couldn’t get much worse. And yet here we are….