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alanabit Advice to all singer songwriters (147* d) RE: Advice to all singer songwriters 19 May 13

"From: Big Al Whittle - PM
Date: 19 May 13 - 10:52 AM

every song you write is about yourself. even if it's about someone else - its about your feelings."

That is an interesting take Al. Over recent years, I have consciously tried to take myself out of the songs. I am trying to speak with the voice of the character - or narrate for him or her.

What you say certainly rings true though, because what I like about your songs is that I always hear a lot of your voice - whether you are singing about a younger version of yourself, a gangster or a convicted murderer. The characters are all very different, but they always have that sardonic Big Al Whittle take on them. Food for thought!

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