The Secret Queen of England

This is a video clip I made recently for the incredible Shirley Collins. I saw incredible by way of the amazing catalogue of music she has created over her lifetime. This is her singing a version of the same song 40 years earlier:

Listen to the two and it is interesting to hear the changes living a life can bring. Anyway, it was a fascinating shoot, and I wrote a piece for Dangerous Minds website, which you can read here.

Tiny Shirley Collins mini-fact : the character of Gilderoy in Peter Strickland‘s ‘Berberian Sound Studio’ was named after the song by Shirley Collins – listen to it here – it is also my favourite Collins song.