'STORY BEHIND MY SONG'
Be part of it!
On FolkCast we regularly run a feature called “The Story Behind My Song”, and if you are a musician with a story to tell we’d like to invite you to record a spoken word introduction to one or more of your songs, to be included in the FolkCast podcast.
The Story Behind My Song is meant especially for songs based on true events from history or inspired by real characters or personal experiences. Songs can be new, original compositions or traditional songs where the story isn’t always obvious and may have got lost in the passing of time.
The feature allows artists to introduce their own music to our thousands of listeners (we call them "FolkCasters") all around the world, by telling them about the song they are about to hear: e.g. the historical tale that it records; the inspiration behind its writing; how you came upon it; where it was recorded; who plays on the record; or whatever story you wish to tell.
If you'd be interested in taking part, I need a short spoken word recording (maximum length of four minutes please!) for each suitable song on the album, and I suggest you start with this sort of thing:
"Hello FolkCasters, this is [speaker's name] from [band name], and here's a song from our new album, [album name], called [song title]..."
However, it's your introduction, so feel free to put your own personality into it!
HINTS AND TIPS:
Want to hear an example? Click here!
I hope you can add your voice to FolkCast! Any queries, just get in touch.
All the best,
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