Roger McGough & LiTTLe MACHiNe album “The Likes of Us”

Roger McGough & LiTTLe MACHiNe - The Likes of Us

Roger McGough & LiTTLe MACHiNe – The Likes of Us [photo Nick Wright]

AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW ‘THE LIKES OF US’ FEATURES POET ROGER MCGOUGH AND LITTLE MACHINE PERFORMING MUSICAL SETTINGS OF TWELVE OF ROGER’S POEMS:

The Ginsberg Skeleton
Pay-back Time
Tomorrow Has Your Name on It
5 Car Family
The Late Night News
Oxygen
Crazy Bastard
All in Time to the Music
A Song Just for Me
The Care Less Cat
And So to Bed
The Likes of Us

A Christmas Treat with Carol Ann Duffy and Friends

Review of our ‘Dark Rose for Christmas’ show at Manchester Metropolitan University in the online student magazine Humanity Hallows.
By Freddie Bruhin-Price
This week, at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, a sell-out crowd gathered for the final event of this year’s ‘Carol Ann Duffy and Friends’ series. This special Christmas evening included jazz, poetry and a performance from a group of musicians called LiTTLe MACHiNe. Read the full review here

Christmas cracker: Carol Ann Duffy teams up with Little Machine on festive album

Dark Rose for Christmas reviewed by Write Out Loud

Could poetry provide a Christmas hit this year? The poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, has teamed up with Little Machine, a trio of musicians that sets famous and contemporary poems to music, to create Dark Rose for Christmas – 10 album tracks of Christmas poems with musical settings. Little Machine have already added music to a number of the poet laureate’s poems – she has in turn dubbed them “the most brilliant music and poetry band in the world”.  Read the full review.