A tribute to Faizel Lagan – why I’m covering Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen A few years ago a close family friend, Feizal ‘Mike’ Lagan, asked me to play this Leonard Cohen song at his funeral. Naturally I said of course I would, not expecting to be called on for a long time. Unfortunately, Feizal passed
Select from the tracks below to have a listen – some have only just been made public without the CD/download giveaway and may not be around for long!
Download the EP for Free
Ben has decided to give away his entire EP completely free in order to give something back to folk fans, who’ve been so supportive of traditional (and not-so-traditional) music during these trying times.
You can download the entire EP for free just by clicking a couple of buttons and entering your email address…
Watch live performances of Ben Church’s arrangements of various traditional songs for solo guitar/voice, as well as covers and some original pieces.
I’m delighted to have been included in The Bert Jansch Foundation’s Around the World in 80 Plays. I chose to cover one of Bert Jansch’s songs for it – Dreams of Love. If you’re not familiar with the project, Around the World in 80 Plays is sending a special guitar similar to Bert’s all over
Here’s an original song! It’s one of those that pretty much just fell into place quite quickly. It’s a song with a story, too, which you can read more about below… It goes back to 2012 when I’d just started seeing someone new. Around the same time, one of my favourite artists was in town