Songs by The Trope Troupe - 2017-2021



Work in Progress 2021

Four professionally transcribed favourite songs, arranged for the Vocaloid Male Voice Choir ... Winter 2021


Trivial Work in Progress 1998/2021

Re-working old stuff, playing around, new biographical rude words for classical choruses ... Autumn/Winter 2020/2021


WIDOR'S TOCCATA

Work in progress - there will be more words - anti-marriage and anti-monogamy stuff ... Autumn 2020 -


PAVANE FOR THE ELEPHANT AND CASTLE

Deprived queer child's version of Ravel's Pavane for a Dead Princess ... Autumn 2020 -


I WILL BE ABSORBED

By Egg Summer 2020 -


OTTER AND TWINKS

Girl it's True - Barry White Summer 2020 -


BORN QUEER!

Oh Lori! - Alessi Brothers Summer 2020 -


DISGUISE IN LOVE

This Guy's in Love - Bert Bacharach Summer 2020 -


RHYTHM OF LIFE

Working in progress - new words? Summer 2020 -


THE BLACK SWAN

The first part of "The Last Night of the Proms", featuring George Floyd - by request ... Summer 2020 -


LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS

Summer 2020 -


LITTLE BOY LOST

Digging up the past, playing with glimpses of the past, the absence of language for things seen in early years ... March 2020 - 14 minutes


DARK NIGHT

Hmmm, shouldn't this be banned? Anyway, I'm still here, how about you? November 2019 & 1994 - 5 minutes


ANDROÏDE CARDIOÏDE

A song about a love that was not to be, nor should it have been anyway ... November 2019 & 1994 - 7 minutes


FOR DAVID (IN BENT AIR)

Gay school crush from the 1970's, lots of stupid 1990's, 1980's music references ... November 2019 & 1994 - 8 minutes


WORK IN PROGRESS

Clips of half-formed ideas and playful experiments on the front, and back, burners ... As of June 2019


CUT & PASTE

A work song July 2018 - 5 minutes


HAY MAKING

A song about writing songs July 2018 - 5 minutes


GOING HOME

A football team going home July 2018 - 3 minutes


LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Plants Animals and Words July 2018 - 5 minutes


MOTHER OF ALL TOMORROWS

For Barbara and her son June 2018 - 7 minutes


HANDS ON

Illusion and disillusion - going blind with eyes wide open - very dirty - very male - very gay May 2018 - 8 minutes


50 YEARS

50 Years - a moving story May 2018 - 11 minutes


PANSY BOY

Pansy Boy - feelings and experiences from the 1960's March 2018 - 4 minutes


PURE THOUGHTS

Pure OCD - the greatest mental health secret!January 2018 - 3 minutes


37 INCHES

Barbershop ponderings around "fat", "sugar", "diabetes" and "gay" November 2017- 6.5 minutes


LOST FOR WORDS

Recovery and political priorities November 2017 - 8 minutes


CLOSE & CLOSE

Pronounced 'kləʊz & kləʊs' October 2017 - 8 minutes


MARTYR'S MYTHS

A bit disturbing, what is he going on about? But quite beautiful. September 2017 - 7.5 minutes


MILLAR'S TALE

A two note song - very silly and a little sad. August 2017 - 6 minutes


LITANY

Not a song - pseudo church music. The idea for this paved the way for the Vocaloid choir - the other songs wouldn't exist without this. It is a serious, long, full-on piece of conceptual art. July 2017 - 18.5 minutes

Link to litany notes