SOUL HAVEN (poem)
2012 - a sequel for "Needed"
2011 - a Leinster rugby version of "Horse Outside"
2008 - not meant to be a comment on my creative consistency, though it could be...
YOUR FACE THIS DAY (poem)
2008 - Written 365 days after the last one - honest!
2007 - Written Feb 13 just in time for Val. Day
2006 - For you-know-who
NÍ THOSAÍMID AN TINE
2005 - Irish history set to the tune of Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start The Fire"
FEEL SO SMALL
1992,2005 - Self-doubt is both the theme of the song and the reason it took me 12 years to finally finish it
WHY CAN'T YOU SEE THE MADNESS?
2005 - Apparently many people have both someone to whom they would want to play this song, as well as someone they know would want ot sing it to them.
DUN LAOGHAIRE PIER (poem)
2005 - Beautiful day + beautiful setting = inspiration
2001, 2005 - Based on a true story
2005 - Many interpretations for this, I will let you forge your own
2003 - An anthem for pragmatists everywhere
IN MEMORIAM 091101
2001-My response to the events of September 11
A TOWN CALLED JESUS
2000 - When you are low, there are many roads you can travel - this is about when I was faced with one of them
A WOMAN FOR ME
2000 - Just one self-pity song
NO MATTER HOW
1997 - To call this "Demons In My Soul" would have been too corny
1996 - About the most fundamental human rights of all
THE NIGHT I ATE THE WORM
1995 - Pretty clear what this is about
1994 - Just in case Bob Geldof asks me to write a new Band Aid song
1994 - An ode to my adolescence, inspired by Cobain's demise
1994 - Written to my kids, though the song was conceived before they were
1994 - How an ex pat sees his country of birth
THE "REAL WORLD"
1993 - Do we have to be "beautiful people" to succeed?
SO INCREDIBLY NAIVE
1992 - Why did everyone laugh when Rodney King asked if we could all get along?
POLITICAL WILL SONG
1992 - Dreaming of utopia
PATIENT DID NOT WISH TO DIVULGE ANY INFORMATION
1992 - or as I affectionately call it "Ode To A Bastard"
WHEN YOU'RE SEVENTEEN
1991 - You think you know everything...
MONEY'S GOT ME
1991 - Ode to greed in a-capella format
SAN FRANCISCO (YOU CAN BE MY MISTRESS ANYTIME)
1991 - How I see my second city
1989 - Capital punishment : ample retribution or legalised murder?
I THINK I'M IN HEAVEN
1989 - Yeah I guess I was dreaming...
1988 - Insecurity in relationships - my specialty
1986 - About just that
THINKING OF YOUR BODY
1985 - Not-so-cleverly-disguised song about masturbation
1985 - My first complete song, about Hiroshima & Nagasaki