It gives me great pleasure to write a little plug for Kim’s new record, Thorn In My Heart, out on Lojinx today here in Europe.
Not only is she a great singer and musician (she would laugh but I think she’s the best rhythm guitarist on the planet), she’s also an inspiration when it comes to try and convey a feeling or capture the essence of what makes a great song. She’s always reading, watching great films or on her way to a museum or somewhere else, gathering inspiration and information to spark off the next song. That’s how I see her anyway and I’d like to be more like that.
We met through producer Giles Martin when I played bass on her album ‘Chinese Boxes’ back in 2007. For the new album Kim’s recorded the song ‘I Will Wait’ which we co-wrote one foggy spring morning (or was it autumn?) a while back here in North London, you see we like our foggy mornings here in N6 and spooky songs grow from fog.