Music on Tap: A chat with Davey Woodward

Love and Optimism would seem to be a love letter to Bristol, in part. Was this ever a conscious move or is it just something in your musical DNA?

Davey Woodward: I live in Bristol so it’s often the backdrop to songs I write. It’s unconscious. A song like ‘Clara’s Ghost’ is critical of Bristol’s history of slave trading so it’s not all love. I’m always influenced by the environment. I remember touring in Scandinavia, then finding myself writing about snowstorms and forests….

Read the full interview at The Big Takeover

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