Been writing music for a long time now, always writing new things. I believe a great song should make you smile when your down and stay in your head a day after you've first heard it. A brilliant song will give you goosebumps upon every listen.
I have so many influences here are just a few
Tommy Emmanuel, Eric Bibb, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Nobuo Uematsu, Yoko Shimomaru, Mark Isham, Thomas Newman, Ben Folds, Crowded House, Death Cab For Cutie, Feeder, Marvin Gaye, Four Tops, Al Green, Eric Johnson, Andy Mckee, Julia Nunes, Lighthouse Family, John Legend, Ray Lamontagne, John Mayer, Julie Fowlis, Magic Numbers, Pink Floyd, Prefab Sprout, Billy Preston, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Temptations, Kate Rusby, Paul Simon, The Shins, Regina Spektor, James Taylor, KT Tunstall, Stevie Wonder, Lemon Jelly, Zero 7.