24 episodes

This is the podcast of the UK original Rock/Blues music artist Rebecca Downes. Presented by Colin Speller, her Manager, it goes behind the scenes for news and off-stage developments as well as looking at the personalities, background stories and opinions of Rebecca and those who work with her. We aim to produce a podcast every 2-3 weeks and all comments and feedback are very welcome. Find out more about Rebecca and her music, and find links to her social media profiles, on her website at www.rebeccadownes.com.

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This is the podcast of the UK original Rock/Blues music artist Rebecca Downes. Presented by Colin Speller, her Manager, it goes behind the scenes for news and off-stage developments as well as looking at the personalities, background stories and opinions of Rebecca and those who work with her. We aim to produce a podcast every 2-3 weeks and all comments and feedback are very welcome. Find out more about Rebecca and her music, and find links to her social media profiles, on her website at www.rebeccadownes.com.

    Series 1 Ep 24: A Little Help From My Friends - Rebecca Answers Livestream Questions

    Series 1 Ep 24: A Little Help From My Friends - Rebecca Answers Livestream Questions

    In this episode, Rebecca talks to Colin Speller, her Manager, about questions raised in the Downestream IV live session on Friday 12 June 2020.

    The merchandise discount code lasts until Monday 1 July 2020

    Background music is 'Sailing on a Pool of Tears - Chris Kimsey Re-Mix (Radio Edit)' which was a 2017 single release, written by Steve Birkett and Rebecca Downes.

    Episode artwork photo is courtesy of Photography by Adam Kennedy.

    © Rebecca Downes Music Ltd 2020

    • 39 min
    Series 1 Ep 23: Stripping Back 'Stripped Back' - The Making Of The New Album

    Series 1 Ep 23: Stripping Back 'Stripped Back' - The Making Of The New Album

    In this episode, Colin talks to Steve Birkett Snr and Steve Birkett Jnr about the making of the new album 'Stripped Back' that is due out on 9 April 2021, looking in detail at the recording, production, mixing and mastering. The music featured is short extracts of tracks from the new album. Music and podcast are © Rebecca Downes Music Ltd 2021.

    • 58 min
    Series 1 Ep 22: Stripped Back - New Album Out on 9 April 2021

    Series 1 Ep 22: Stripped Back - New Album Out on 9 April 2021

    In this episode, Rebecca talks to Colin about her new album 'Stripped Back' that is due out on 9 April 2021. The music featured is short extracts from 'Blues For Us' (new single, out now), 'More Sinner Than Saint' and 'Sailing On A Pool Of Tears', all from the new album.  Music and podcast are © Rebecca Downes Music Ltd 2021.

    • 32 min
    Series 1 Ep 21: Take Me Higher 3 - Vocal Coaching/The Impact of Brexit on UK Musicians

    Series 1 Ep 21: Take Me Higher 3 - Vocal Coaching/The Impact of Brexit on UK Musicians

    In this episode, Rebecca talks to Colin about her work as a vocal coach, then tables are turned as she asks Colin about the impact of the Brexit deal on UK musicians hoping to tour in Europe and sell merchandise to EU countries.  More details about Rebecca's vocal coaching services can be found on her website at www.rebeccadownesvocalcoach.com.  The music featured is a stripped-back version of Take Me Higher from the album More Sinner Than Saint, written by Steve Birkett and Rebecca Downes and recorded during the live-streamed gig for the Tuesday Night Music Club in October 2020.  Music and podcast are © Rebecca Downes Music Ltd 2021.  

    • 37 min
    Series 1 Ep 20: The Story Behind The Lyrics - Believe

    Series 1 Ep 20: The Story Behind The Lyrics - Believe

    In an episode originally published as a Facebook Live broadcast, Rebecca and Steve chat with Colin Speller about the stories behind the lyrics of the songs on the second studio album Believe.  The conversation also includes some detail of the instrumental work and gives an interesting insight to the inspiration behind these wonderful songs.

    The merchandise discount code lasts until Monday 18 January 2020

    The podcast includes extracts from the following songs:

    Never Gonna Learn,

    Night Train,

    It's That Easy,

    Sailing On A Pool Of Tears,

    Sweetness,

    1000 Years,

    Could Not Say No,

    Long Long Time,

    Momma's Got A Gun,

    Salt Winds,

    Come With Me Baby,

    Believe.

    All songs are written by Steve Birkett and Rebecca Downes and are  © Rebecca Downes Music Ltd 2017.

    This podcast is © Rebecca Downes Music Ltd 2021.

    • 35 min
    Series 1 Ep 19: The Stories Behind The Lyrics - More Sinner Than Saint Part 2

    Series 1 Ep 19: The Stories Behind The Lyrics - More Sinner Than Saint Part 2

    In the second of two linked episodes, Rebecca and Steve talks about the stories behind the lyrics of the last six songs on the last studio album More Sinner Than Saint. The conversation also includes some detail of the instrumental work and gives an interesting insight to the inspiration behind these wonderful songs and includes a contribution from Frankie the dog.

    The merchandise discount code lasts until Monday 23 November 2020

    The podcast includes extracts from the following songs:

    More Sinner Than Saint,
    If I Go To Sleep,
    Stand On My Feet,
    Big Sky,
    In Reverse,
    With Me.

    All songs are written by Steve Birkett and Rebecca Downes and are © Rebecca Downes Music Ltd 2019.

    This podcast is © Rebecca Downes Music Ltd 2020.

    • 42 min

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