Sunday, January 15, 2017

Garysong from the novel 'Life Song'

A country rock song, 'Gary's Song' has complex harmonies created by voice layering techniques. It uses a backup choir who often sing antiphonal responses. The choral component of the song is not fully written down in this copy of my lyrics from 2013. It is indicated by the parentheses. The current title continues to be a working one.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Model for Modern Women

She was a role model For modern women. Liberated from the labels That had defined earlier generations, She was an expert on things cosmetical From surgical to chemical. She was a product of the cutting edge, A manufactured woman, Celebrated in magazines, Sold across the nation. In matters of weight, She knew exactly how much to weigh in. In the powerhouse of business,

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Real Deal

'The Real Deal' is written in 4/4 time. Christine M Knight developed this up-beat song when working through a writer's block for scenes related to a performance at the 2000 ARIAs by Nikki Mills, the central character in 'Song Bird'.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Sunshine Days

The lyrics and music for 'Sunshine Days' developed out of Zoey Blake's subplot in 'Song Bird'. Verses are written in E minor with the chorus in G major. Growing up is rarely easy as teens like Zoey come to terms with some of the harsh realities of life. As part of that process, Zoey is sadder but also develops resilience in Knight's 'Life Song' and 'Song Bird'.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

The Road to True North

The Road to True North is a song from the novel 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight available in paperback and eBook form from Amazon. Should you wish to contribute Christine M Knight's music production fund, you can do so by buying one or more of her songs through CD Baby, iTunes, or Amazon, Microsoft Store etc.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

The Flame

'The Flame' is a song from 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight. You can listen to it and other songs from the novel on iTunes. You can buy 'Song Bird' at this link. You can read more about the story underpinning the song here.

Sunday, August 2, 2015


'Masque' is a song from 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight, available from Amazon. You can hear the full song at CD Baby.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Move on - a song

'Move On' lyrics evolved from the novel 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight, available through Amazon and Book Depository, and Barnes and Noble.

Friday, May 1, 2015


Love is All' is a song from 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight available through Amazon and Book Depository.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Window Dressing

Bureaucracy - Well-intentioned, Complicated by layered protocols, Clogged by lock-step, mandatory processes, Weighed down by governance overhead - Lumbers wheezily towards the stairs of progress.