To the website of Tom Kerswill. I play acoustic guitar and write songs. I'm based in Totnes, Devon, UK. Use this page to find out about new releases, download songs, and locate gigs.
Songs can be downloaded free of charge, or you can purchase the EP on CD.
Written in 2000. It's up-beat and has captured attention at folk clubs - a bit of a trademark song!
The older, slightly-electrified version is available here.
Believing the News
Written all those years ago in the winter of 1999, and the first original song that I performed live. It's got a mood that hasn't changed through its various reincarnations. Originally written with a long didge intro, it now cuts straight in with a minimalist arrangement - just rhodes and voice, before the acousitc guitar cuts in. A song which tells a story. More...
Always Be There
The latest of this set of songs. Written in 2003 at university. It's got elements of a love song but... well, isn't just a love song. This arrangement sets it with just vocals and acoustic guitar, plus some piano which was never meant to make it into the final mix but just, well, worked. In some ways an ode to modern life, in some ways just a simple acoustic song. more...
Use the buttons to the left to download songs in mp3 or Ogg Vorbis format. Click the '?' buttons for help on what these files are. You can also listen to the song in "real time" without having to download it first. Songs are streamed in realaudio format, courtesy of Garageband records.