‘My mother liked nothing better than being by the sea, combing the shore for treasure – shells, pebbles oddly shaped driftwood, which she would gather and hoard.  In turn, this collection of songs is the result of my own beachcombing, nuggets of experience, hoarded, and transmuted into song.’

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The first 6 ........


The Dance

The Shipping Forecast

For You

A Dream

Perfect Hostess






Piano/vocals Casson;  

Guitar Laurence Taylor;

Flute Lily Blackmore;

Violin Jacqueline Dennett;

Electric bass/Percussion Chris Brannick.


Recorded at Coachroad Studios by David Oversby-Powell


Beachcomber is an ongoing project. Further songs are set to be recorded early next year.


Words and Music Casson