This summer I revisited older songs written for my daughters Ida and Minna and wrote “follow-up” songs to reflect the current moment. Today a follow-up song also beckoned to be voiced for Ella, the most recently born of the three precious daughters I am proud to call mine. ”Child of October” takes its title from… Read more »
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I recently had the chance to see Springsteen live with the E Street Band and the E Street Horns. I felt like giving something back and wrote a little thank you note in the form of a song.
This is a presentation and song performance of “Dream of the Anthropocene,” a song that came to me during the first pandemic year (Dansk version længere nede) It was sparked by a personal story involving my child and health system care challenges during lockdown. The song develops from there to ask questions more broadly, and… Read more »
‘The River Remembers It All’ was co-written with social anthropologist Steven Robins and reflects upon the role of private developers and the City of Cape Town in commodifying and thereby destroying natural resources, namely the Two River Urban Park where the ecological resilience of the wetland and the Liesbeek River are being ‘sold off’ to… Read more »