CHRISTINE M. KNIGHT

An Australian author who provides insight into the human condition.

Poetry

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Garysong from the novel 'Life Song'

Sunday, January 15, 2017

A country rock song, 'Gary's Song' has complex harmonies created by voice layering techniques. It uses a backup choir who often sing antiphonal responses. The choral component of the song is not fully written down in this copy of my lyrics from 2013. It is indicated by the parentheses. The current title continues to be a working one.

VERSES
I’ve loved you for a long time,
(Seen the seasons come and go),
Shared days of wear-‘n- tear,
Looked for ways to give you hope.
You fell in and out of love,
(Others came and went.)
I‘ve been your go-to-guy,
(Your best mate).

But now I’ve found
Someone to love
Who loves me
The same way in return.
She brings me joy,
(Not velvet heartache).
I am secure
In her love.

CHORUS

It’s time
To let go, (move on)
It’s not farewell
(But au revoir).
You'll always have a place
In my heart, my life
Because of what
We share.

VERSE
They say:
(You can’t love two women.)
(No, you can't!
No, you can't!)
Yeah, I am-
Differently,
(Can that be true?)

CHORUS
It’s time
To let go, (move on)
It’s not farewell
But au revoir.
(Au revoir)
You'll always have a place
In my heart, my life
Because of what
We share.

VERSE
It took time for me to see
Love has strands
Of different colour.
Each hue and shade
Defines the other.

BRIDGE
(Because of you)
(Because of you)
(He learned)
(He learned)
(Love is more than desire).
(Love must be returned).

CHORUS and dueling guitar solo

VERSE
I’ve loved you for a long time,
(Seen the seasons come and go),
Shared days of wear-‘n- tear,
Learned love is more than desire.

OUTRO
Because of you,
(Because of you,)
I know (he knows)
I must move on.
Time's moved on
        (Love must be)
And so must I
        (Returned).

SCATTING OUTRO
Love is more than desire.
You are water; she is fire -
She the heart's beat, you breath.
Love cannot be denied or suppressed.

© Christine M Knight 2013 (a song from my novel 'Life Song')

 

 

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Model for Modern Women

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

She was a role model
For modern women. 
Liberated from the labels 
That had defined earlier generations, 
She was an expert on things cosmetical
From surgical to chemical. 
She was a product of the cutting edge, 
A manufactured woman, 
Celebrated in magazines, 
Sold across the nation. 
In matters of weight, 
She knew exactly how much to weigh in. 
In the powerhouse of business, 
She was inscrutable 
(Thanks to regular Botox injections). 
A beneficiary of affirmative action, 
She traded in ideas and influence. 
A follower of fashion, 
She rode the wave 
After the second wave of the women’s movement. 
Her flawless smiling image on magazine covers 
Guaranteed sales at supermarket checkouts. 
Articles about her reassured women, 
Interested in material culture, 
That their personal fit was simple, 
A mere matter of purchase. 
“Image is all that matters,” she said, 
From her chair in Wonderland, 
Her smile lingering like the Cheshire Cat. 
Was she happy? Did her life have meaning? 
Such questions are absurd. 
She was a role model for women 
Living life through the looking glass.

©Christine M Knight

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Real Deal

Thursday, July 14, 2016

'The Real Deal'  is written in 4/4 time. Christine M Knight developed this up-beat song when working through a writer's block for scenes related to a performance at the 2000 ARIAs by Nikki Mills, the central character in 'Song Bird'. 

Should you wish to contribute to Christine M Knight's music production fund so that this song, along with other songs, can be produced in the near future, you can do so by buying one or more of her songs through CD Baby, iTunes, or Amazon, Microsoft Store  etc.

MAN: RAP VERSE 1
You’re the finest woman I ever did see.       
Body shapely,
Good-looking as can be.
When you walk by, men stare.               
There ain’t another woman             
Who compares.                 
Come be with me.               
Let’s take a trip to Eden                
A paradise free           
From inhibitions.                
Come be with me.                
It’s the time.                    
It’s the season.                    
Don’t pause to think                
The heat we’re feeling’s 'nough reason. 
Come be with me.

WOMAN: SUNG CHORUS - minimalist drums
Don’t proposition me.
Don’t take me for passion’s fool.
Don't want to be your trophy,  one of many or few.
COUNT OF 6 BEATS - percussion crescendo

I want more than a phantom delight.
I want respect and
A love that's true for life

MAN: RAP VERSE 2
You’re the finest woman I ever did see
A vixen, perfection like in magazines.
Come be with me.               
Let’s take a trip to Eden,               
A paradise free     
From inhibitions.  
Let's go to that place
Where life's sweet to taste.
Come be with me.
Let’s get hot and heavy.
Before you grow old
And passion grows cold.

WOMAN: RAP REPLY
While I appreciate the intention of flattery,
There's more to me than what you see.
I don't want to be told I’m perfection,
An ideal that’s not real.
I’m not striving for the unattainable,
Objectified femininity,
A Barbie doll, fake, unnatural shape,
Plastic, fantastic.
I'm not a prize to be won  
Displayed, used, abused, discarded.
I’m the real deal,  
I'm a woman who knows her own worth,
Has done so since my birth.
I want more than a phantom delight.
I want respect and a love that's true for life.

BRIDGE- SUNG - MELODY AND COUNTER MELODY - change in drumming

MAN Don't say no!
WOMAN (I don't want to be a trophy)
MAN: to desire.
WOMAN (Made that mistake with another man)
MAN: Don't put ice
WOMAN: (I want more than  phantom delight)
MAN: on fire.
WOMAN Oh no! Oh no!

WOMAN - SUNG CHORUS - minimalist drums
Don’t proposition me.
Don’t take me for passion’s fool.
Don't want to be your trophy,  one of many or few.
COUNT OF 6 BEATS - percussion crescendo

Someone with values and goals.
I want more than a phantom delight.
I want respect and
A love that's true for life

OUTRO

Man:      Don't put ice on fire.
Man:      Don't say no! to desire.
Woman: I want more than a phantom delight
Woman: I want a love that's true for life.

 

SCATTING

SPOKEN: I'm not passion's pool.


© Christine M Knight

 

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Sunshine Days

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The lyrics and music for 'Sunshine Days' developed out of Zoey Blake's subplot in 'Song Bird'. Verses are written in E minor with the chorus in G major.

Growing up is rarely easy as teens like Zoey come to terms with some of the harsh realities of life. As part of that process, Zoey is sadder but also develops resilience in Knight's 'Life Song' and 'Song Bird'.

Should you wish to contribute to Christine M Knight's music production fund so that this song, along with other songs, can be produced in the near future, you can do so by buying one or more of her songs through CD Baby, iTunes, or Amazon, Microsoft Store  etc.

You have hear Christine's other songs by selecting MUSIC on this website's NAV BAR

VERSE 1
I long for
Days of innocence.
Times
That I was care free.
When I didn’t know
What I know now.
And lived
in surety.

CHORUS
They were
Sunshine days
Of easy living,
Breezy nights
Warm in camaraderie.
I lived in
Golden moments
Of possibility.

VERSE 2
Since then,
I’ve lived the choices
Others made;
Not had the love I craved.
An outsider,
Different from the crowd,
Wondering
Why.

CHORUS
I long for
Sunshine days
Of easy living,
Breezy nights
Warm in camaraderie.
When I lived
Golden moments
Of hope and surety.

A solo break for the alto sax.

VERSE 3
I know that
Happiness
Must come from within
It’s elusive when linked to things.
It’s hard to throw off the blues
And view life
Through a different lens.

CHORUS
I will reclaim
Sunshine days
Of easy living,
Breezy nights
Warm in camaraderie.
I'll value
Golden moments
Of hope and surety.

 © Christine M Knight

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Saturday, November 07, 2015

The Flame

Saturday, November 07, 2015

 'The Flame' is a song from 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight. You can listen to it and other songs from the novel on iTunes. You can buy 'Song Bird' at this link. You can read more about the story underpinning the song here.

INTRO
Love is an eternal flame.
             Love is an eternal flame.

VERSE: MAN
I once thought
Love was pure desire,
A hunger, fever,
An appetite on fire,
Consuming lovers
That came my way.
Relationships
Blazed and faded.
 
VERSE: WOMAN
I once believed,
Love was like breath,
Something we were preset
To feel and express.
Seduced by a masquerade,
Got burned and learned,
Actions, not the serenade,
Love's truth confirms.

CHORUS
Now I know
Love's an eternal
Flame.
It burns brightest
On the darkest
Days.
It fills my heart,
Soul, and mind.
So profound,
It can’t be denied.
Love forgives.
It accepts.
Love knows
The wonder
In wonderful.  

Steadfast, constant,                        
Loyal, true
That’s what I’ll be
On life’s road with you.
When things‘re tough?
You can depend on me.      
You hold my heart
For eternity.   

Now I know
Love's an eternal
Flame.
It burns brightest
On the darkest
Days.
It fills my heart,
Soul, and mind.
So profound,
It can’t be denied.
Love forgives.
It accepts.
Love knows
The wonder
In wonderful.
Love knows
The wonder
In wonderful.

  © Christine M Knight

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Saturday, November 07, 2015

The Road to True North

Saturday, November 07, 2015

The Road to True North is a song from the novel 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight available in paperback and eBook form from  Amazon.

Should you wish to contribute Christine M Knight's music production fund, you can do so by buying one or more of her songs through CD Baby, iTunes, or Amazon, Microsoft Store  etc.  

Travelling down
The golden road,
I'll be staying true to
That course.
There's no looking back
To where I came from.
I'm heading
For a better life.

Sometimes,
When I'm on the road,
The going’s easy
And the road hums.
At times,
The road is steep
With twists and turns.
It's such a grind.

When the whirlwind blows,
It won’t sway me off course,
‘Cause my compass is set
To true north.
It guides me
Through the dark days,
Life's maze.
I’ll stay on course.

I'm on my way down
The golden road
Through a land
Of glitter and gloss.
I’ve got my eyes wide open
So there'll be no straying.

I'm on my way down
The golden road
Through a land
Of glitter and gloss.
I’ve got my eyes wide open
So there'll be
No mistaking
The manufactured and the false.

Wiser now than before.
I've learnt life's lessons.
I know the score.
I'm in control of my destiny.
I won't let trouble
Get the best of me.

I'm on my way down
The golden road
Through a land
Of glitter and gloss.
I’ve got my eyes wide open
So there'll be no straying.
I'm on my way down
The golden road
Through a land
Of glitter and gloss.
I’ve got my eyes wide open
So there'll be
No mistaking
The manufactured and the false

 © Music and lyrics by Christine M Knight

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Sunday, August 02, 2015

Masque

Sunday, August 02, 2015

'Masque' is a song from 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight, available from Amazon.  You can hear the full song at CD Baby.

In the novel, this song is co-written by international singing sensation, Nikki Mills, and rock legend, Rick Brody. The word masque refers to the elaborate decorative masks worn at costume balls where ritual and role were entrenched in past centuries in Italy. The word is relevant to the manufactured images of performers in the music industry and the challenges some performers face in being real in relationships.

 Should you wish to contribute to Christine M Knight's music production fund, you can do so by buying one or more of her songs through CD Baby, iTunes, or Amazon, Microsoft Store  etc. 

For American readers, as an Australian, I use the British spelling and grammar system.  

VERSE 1- MAN

I’ve lived life
As a masquerade
Defined by
Roles
I have played.
I’ve been a
Shape shifter
The person
Others
Expected me
To be.
Disguised and
Drifting,
I lost
Sight
Of my identity.

VERSE 2 - WOMAN

Take off the mask.
Farewell the double face.
You don’t have to pretend
With me.
I know the fear of
Being real.
When you are true
To yourself
You can be
True to me.
I know the fear of
Being real.
When you are true
To yourself
You can be
True to me.

CHORUS - DUET

Strip it off.
Let it fall away.
Turn desire into
Heat and fire.
Strip it off.
Let it fall away.
Touch and taste
Intimacy.
Get down and
Be real with me.
Strip it off.
Let it fall away.
Turn desire into
Heat and fire.
Get down and
Be real with me.

BRIDGE

Barefoot, naked,
Disguises shed,
In our natural states,
We can live
Without the masks
That bar love
You can be true
To yourself and me.

WOMAN:

Take off the mask.
Farewell the double face.
You don’t have to pretend
With me.
I know the fear of
Being real.
When you are true
To yourself
You can be
True to me.
I know the fear of
Being real.
When you are true
To yourself
You can be
True to me.

CHORUS - DUET

Strip it off.
Let it fall away.
Turn desire into
Heat and fire.
Strip it off.
Let it fall away.
Touch and taste
Intimacy.
Get down and
Be real with me
Strip it off.
Let it fall away.
Turn desire into
Heat and fire.
Get down and
Be real with me.

Get down and
Be real with me.
Get down and
Be real with me.(repeated expressively a number of times with sax ad lib)

© Christine M Knight

The cover art below is the one I ultimately did not use although I did like the comment the visual made about the difficulty in removing a mask. 

 

 

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Move on - a song

Friday, July 10, 2015

'Move On'  lyrics evolved from the novel 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight, available through Amazon and Book Depository, and Barnes and Noble.  

VERSE 1

At times, life can be a struggle.
Life experiences
May hurt and humble you.
There’ll be times
When you lose your way.
Don’t give up; keep faith that
You’ll come out of the dark
Into brighter days.

VERSE 2
'Though the dark presses in and
Hope has deserted you.
Know that there are times
That we all lose our way.
No point beating yourself up
For past wrongs.
Resolve to do better,
And move on, move on, move on.

BRIDGE

Undo the ropes
That tie you to the dark.
They have served their purpose
But now it's time to depart.
Learn from past mistakes;
Don't repeat them.
Resolve to do better.
Move on; move on; move on.

CHORUS
Don’t give up; keep faith that
You’ll come out of the dark
Into brighter days.
No point beating yourself up
For past wrongs.
Resolve to do better,
And move on, move on,
Move on!

© Christine M Knight

 

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Friday, May 01, 2015

LOVE IS ALL

Friday, May 01, 2015

'Love is All' is a song from 'Song Bird' by Christine M Knight available through Amazon and Book Depository. 

VERSE 1
Before I knew you,
Your face, or your name,
I thought love was a dream,
A fairy tale.
But now I know
That love is real.
Its breadth and depth
Beyond imagining.

VERSE 2
While I can imagine
A life without you.
It's not one I want.
It's not one I seek.
Love changed life's meaning.
Life is so much richer now.
You bring out the best in me
And I you.

CHORUS
Love sustains me
As I weather life's storm.
Love lifts me up
When I'm down or forlorn.
Love nurtures
The soul.
Love understands
The need to dream
And evolve.
Love is all. 

© Christine M Knight

LOVE IS ALL is the lyric to a song from my third novel 'Song Bird'.  It is written in 6/8 time with the 1st and 4th beats played on the drum's rimshot.

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Window Dressing

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Bureaucracy -
Well-intentioned,
Complicated by layered protocols,
Clogged by lock-step, mandatory processes,
Weighed down by governance overhead -
Lumbers wheezily towards the stairs of progress.

Management -
Career focused,
Risk averse,
Informed by theory -
Doggedly devoted follows.

Jane and Joe Q worker,
Denied a voice,
Shake their heads.
More time,
More money
Spent on frenzied activity ...
With authentic outcomes listed
On the back of
Yet another business card.

©Christine M Knight

 Note: An Australian, Christine uses the British spelling system.

 

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LATEST BLOG POSTS

    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    The story behind my song 'The Flame'

    Sunday, June 25, 2017


    'The Flame' features in my novel ‘Song Bird’. In the novel, it is sung by rock legend Rick Brody who serenades Nikki Mills (the central character in the novel). In real life, it was sung by Funnie Williams and Thanapat Yarchartoen (aka Film). I produced the song through Karma Sound Studios in Thailand.

    BACKSTORY TO 'THE FLAME' - The Singer or the Song?

    In ‘Song Bird’ and its prequel 'Life Song', Nikki Mills - the Girl from Oz - is a survivor of domestic violence. Once an innocent, she believed the very convincing serenade of her first significant love. Long before Nikki met Rick, his song 'The Flame' resonated with Nikki.

    Flattered by Rick's interest in her and impressed by 'The Flame', Nikki embarks on a relationship with Brody.  A subplot in the novel explores the ramifications of that decision. Can she help Rick find the heart that his music once had? Does the singer really represent the ideas and values of the songs he sings? Will the relationship with him injury Nikki?

    Readers of this blog may also find the pop rock song 'Masque' and interesting insight into Rick and Nikki's relationship issues.

    I currently have 8 songs on CD Baby and iTunes. You can help me raise the money to produce the rest of my songs by buying one or more of my songs at the very small price of $1.69 per song. They are on sale at CD Baby and  iTunes. Online music streaming services such as Spotify and Deezer promote my music, but I only earn approximately one cent per one hundred streams. 

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    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    The Story Behind Pop Rock Song 'Masque'

    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    'Masque' is a duet between charismatic rock star, Rick Brody, and singing sensation Nikki Mills (the Girl from Oz). They are fictional characters in my novel, ‘Song Bird’, which is on sale through Amazon, Book Depository, and other online booksellers as are my other novels' 'Life Song' and 'In and Out of Step' - in paperback and eBook formats.

    'Masque' features the vocal talents of Australians, Skye Elisabeth and Nic James. I am the composer and executive producer for all of my music. Although I am a musician, I no longer perform publicly but use talented session musicians.

    I use music as part of my writing process when developing a novel as it allows me to explore character perspectives, challenges, and personal journeys.

    My song ‘Masque’ evolved out of my exploration of Rick and Nikki’s relationship when developing 'Song Bird', the novel . The song helped me better understand rock legend Rick Brody, the impact of being a rock star on Rick's relationship with Nikki, and the core obstacles they faced. Rick Brody is one of four pivotal men in Nikki Mills' life.

    Wider Relevance
    The song has relevance for anyone who feels compelled to be what others expect the person to be rather than being true to self, something that is much easier said than done.

    'Masque' also has relevance for a diverse number of people. For instance, I play many roles: wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, teacher, author, musician and so on. I understand how the expectations and demands of others put me under pressure not to let others down. In trying not to short-change others, it was so easy to forget about who I was separate from those roles and what my being real meant.

    The context behind the song 'Masque'
    In ‘Song Bird’, Rick Brody is charismatic rock star who has been living the cliché - sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. Like the Tinman from Oz, Rick is injured by his trade. For the Tinman, it was his axe. For Rick Brody, it was his status as a rock star and image of 'bad boy’. He became defined by those roles. Life became a masquerade.

    In both cases, the Timan and Rick become manufactured men in want of heart.  Rick’s preoccupation with living the cliché meant that his music lost its heart and the appeal that had drawn audiences to him as he rose to the pinnacle of the music industry.

    By contrast, Nikki refused to sell out in order to achieve success. She was determined to get to the top on her own terms and to not be treated as a commodity in the industry.

    At the Australian Recording Industry Awards, Rick asked his manager to connect him with Nikki after seeing her perform. Rick claimed his primary interest in Nikki was musical collaboration, but his libido and history of conquests shaped his reason for collaborating with her and definitely shaped the way he interacted with her.

    Although Nikki pretended not to be attracted to Rick, she was flattered that he was ‘interested in her of all people. Unlike his fans, Nikki did not have an urge to flash her breasts, hand over her panties, or suggest a threesome.’  She maintained a mask of cool indifference and stayed work-focused throughout the early stages of their musical relationship. Consequently, Rick viewed Nikki as a challenge. Committed to the long game in winning her, he courted.

    A survivor of domestic violence, Nikki was cautious about the men with whom she mixed.  ‘Song Bird’ explores the ripple effect of her decision to work with Rick. Can she help Rick find the heart that his music once had? Can he become real with her? Will Nikki’s relationship with him injure her?

    You can read more about 'Song Bird' here and on other pages at my website.

    You can help me raise the money to produce the rest of my songs by buying one or more of my songs at the very small price of $1.69 per song. They are on sale at CD Baby and  iTunes. The online music streaming services such as Spotify and Deezer promote my music, but I only earn approximately one cent per one hundred streams. 

    Note: As the novels are set in Australia, I use the British spelling system and language conventions. There are minor differences to the American system.

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    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    The Story Behind the Country Rock Song 'Sunshine Days'

    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    'Sunshine Days' is the most recent of my songs to be released. It features Rachel Thorne (vocals) and Milo G (performer, arranger and producer). As with all of my music, I am the composer and executive producer. Although I am a musician, I no longer perform publicly but use talented session musicians.

    I use music as part of my writing process when developing a novel as it allows me to explore character perspectives, challenges, and personal journeys.

    'Sunshine Days' is an intimate song of disillusion, longing, and hope that is relevant to world-shaking events that generate fear as well as being a song about personal moments of disillusion, loss, and pain. Although the singer feels oppressed by her current circumstance, she does not seek escape into a fantasy land. She recognizes that life - past and future - had and can have golden moments even though the present is tainted by disillusion, isolation, and the pain associated with loss.  The song is about facing reality and committing to reclaiming what has been lost.

    'Sunshine Days' features in chapter 1 of my novel ’Life Song' and later in its sequel, 'Song Bird'.

    Initially, it is sung by Mavis Mills (aka Nikki Mills – the girl from Oz). My songs 'Life Song' and 'Sunshine Days' provide the backstory for Mavis' choices and the motivation underpinning her narrative journey. She chooses to boldly travel down the road less traveled and is determined not to let trouble get the best of her. Easier said than done though.


    Although music and a career in the music industry function as a portal into a better life for Mavis and her son, Dan, it also adds complexity to Mavis' life as she works to balance her personal needs and the demands she faces as a single parent.

    When 'Sunshine Days' recurs in 'Song Bird', it is sung by Zoey Blake (a secondary character), the illegitimate daughter of Susie Blake and Max Ryan (rock musicians). Susie and Max had a passionate relationship until Susie fell pregnant. While Max supported Susie's right to choose abortion, he opposed her choice to have a baby. As a result, the couple broke up.

    Zoey sings 'Sunshine Days' in her late teens. Having lost the innocence of her childhood and confronted by the knowledge that her biological father did not want her, Zoey struggles with her loss of innocent hope.  In that context, 'Sunshine Days' is a turning point in Zoey's personal journey.

    OVERVIEW OF MY NOVEL ‘LIFE SONG’
    My novel 'Life Song' picks up Mavis' story six years after the end of 'In and Out of Step' in which Mavis was a significant secondary character. 

    There are many harrowing stories of violence against women but a lesser number of stories address how some women rise above the trauma and move on in life. 'Life Song' does the latter.

    A character-driven novel, 'Life Song' explores the choices Mavis Mills makes as she balances competing demands and responsibilities with her desire to find an identity beyond motherhood. A survivor of domestic violence, Mavis discovers unexpectedly that she has a choice: accept her life as it is or try to rise above her circumstance, realize her potential, and make her nearly forgotten dreams become true.

    The novel does not focus on the abuse – that is in the backstory - it traces the ramifications of it as Mavis strives to put her past behind her. The novel's uplifting plot is very much about the woman that Mavis becomes and the influences that shape her rather than being a novel about a ‘chic-musician on the road to fame story’.

    In terms of its appeal, readers agree 'Life Song' is a blend of wry humour and vivid storytelling. The general feedback from readers is that the characters are memorable and inhabit the imagination long after the reading of the novel is finished.

    OVERVIEW OF MY NOVEL ’SONG BIRD’
    In 'Song Bird', Nikki (aka Mavis) has become an international singing sensation - the Girl from Oz. Determined not to be caged by the media circus, she travels down the golden road through a land of glitter and gloss, facing challenges on the way while struggling to leave the demons from her past behind. In ‘Song Bird’, Nikki continues to grow into the woman she wants to be, not the one others expect her to be. She forges ahead with the support of men, not because of them. 

     

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    You can help me raise the money to produce the rest of my songs by buying one or more of my songs at the very small price of $1.69 per song. They are on sale at CD Baby and  iTunes. Online music streaming services such as Spotify and Deezer promote my music, but I only earn about one cent per one hundred plays. 

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NEWS

  • 'Garysong' and 'The Real deal' in production

    08-Jul-2017

    Christine has two more songs in production: 'Garysong' and 'The Real Deal'. More updates in the near future...
  • Avastar runs Lauren Scott's interview with Christine M Knight

    23-Jun-2017

    A USA East Coast press syndicate, Avastar Entertainment Network ran Lauren Scott's interview with Christine M Knight recently. Here is the link (http://www.avastar.tv/features/ChristineMKnight1.html)...
  • 'Masque' hits the rock charts

    23-Jun-2017

    Berkshire Media Group recently collated its Rock Chart data for May 2017. Christine's song, 'Masque', hit the #1 position on their charts and held it for May 2017. In Australia, the Internet radio ..

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