Music

The music in this section showcases the talents of some of the men and women we have worked with, helping them realise their potential as songwriters and musicians. Albums and individual tracks are available to listen to and download, and money raised from sales helps support future recording projects.

Instrumental Appeal
kicking
coastal-shelves
broken
yesterdays-child
people_jam
redemption-songs
Instrumental Appeal
24 April 2015
Phil Bowbeer
"This collection of instrumental pieces was born in the early morning hours, where they came from I do not know. They are a gift and I am pleased to share this gift with you." Enjoy, Phil
£5 or more (through Bandcamp) or more (through Bandcamp)
kicking
18 November 2013
Ed Matthews
Ed has been writing and performing for the past four years as part of the Changing Tunes programme. He writes songs about the realities of life which we all face, touching the heart, mind and often the spirit of the listener. A natural songwriter, Ed discovered his gift for music through working with Changing Tunes,... more
£5 or more (through Bandcamp)
coastal-shelves
13 May 2013
frankey
"With a voice that stirs the soul like the sound of a weeping choir boy, frankey owes her streak to the artistry of Bristol's pavements, and her crushing lyrics to the hymnbooks of her childhood" - Miele Passmore Fran has been our Musician in Residence at HMP Eastwood Park since 2011, inspiring the women in... more
£5 or more (through Bandcamp)
broken
24 November 2012
Steve Perry
Since my release from prison, and with the help of Changing Tunes, I've made this album of songs inspired by my personal experiences. Some of the songs are old and some new but each track means something unique to me and that particular part of my life, and it's great to share my stories with... more
£10 or more (through Bandcamp)
yesterdays-child
16 March 2012
Danny Cooper
I am an ordinary guy who has had a few knocks in life, just like most people, and some of my knocks led to depression and hopelessness. I ended up getting in with the wrong crowd which made me very unhappy but I realised bit by bit that I needed to move away from the... more
£5 or more (through Bandcamp)
people_jam
26 March 2011
David Comer/ Changing Tunes
The making of this album has been an educational, spiritual awakening. It could not have been achieved without the support and encouragement of Gareth, who helped open up a channel from where these songs sprang. They express in some way the experience of the steps I have taken along the path to emerge from the... more
£10 or more (through Bandcamp)
redemption-songs
01 January 2010
Changing Tunes
All the songs on this album are original compositions by prisoners and ex-prisoner we have worked with. They share themes of redemption, forgiveness, wholeness and yearning. Some are inspired by religious conviction, others by the emotional upheaval of life in prison, expressing deep regrets and struggles, but also the hope of change. They were performed... more
£10 or more (through Bandcamp)