April 7, 2020

The brilliant musician and producer Robin Christensen-Marriott has a recording studio by a lake, called The Shed Studios. He was happy to work on my material and I was very pleased to have the chance to work with him. The sound of Lovers’ Leap owes a great deal to Robi...

January 15, 2020

When Good Day Mr. Magpie was released in early 2013, I got some nice reviews on fanzines and blogs and I was quite proud of what I’d done. I was fortunate to have the ear of Al Mobbs, who is Chairman of the Association of Independent Music. I asked him what he thought...

September 29, 2019

After surviving our first winter on the boat, I came out of hibernation and started jamming with our talented neighbours, Jeff Slade and Ray Burrows. Ray introduced me to a community choir, the Jericho Singers, led by the wonderful Steph Pirrie who later did lots of be...

September 22, 2019

Hello. As you may have heard, my second “solo” album, Lovers’ Leap, is nearly ready to release. The plan is to put it out in early December 2019. It’s been years in the making with the input of loads of brilliant artists, musicians, producers and writers and I’m very h...

July 6, 2018

Ben Avison asks Morrissey: Steven, Please Can We Talk? in a new video single in support of Love Music Hate Racism.

Ben Avison’s second video single is both a homage to and critique of the celebrated but controversial songwriter and icon Steven Patrick Morrissey.

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February 2, 2018

Ben Avison releases his first new song in almost 5 years since his highly acclaimed debut solo album, Good Day Mr Magpie. Released in time for Valentines Day, Lovers’ Leap weighs up the positive side of the power of love against its equally destructive effects.

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Hello. As you may have heard, my second “solo” album, Lovers’ Leap, is nearly ready to release. The plan is to put it out in early December 2019. It’s...

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