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Digging two graves

“Before You Embark On A Journey Of Revenge, Dig Two Graves” — Confucius

I’ve been working on a song called Rivers of Blood this week. I thought I’d finished all the tracks for my Grass Mud Horse album, but maybe…

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Christmas Time in China

Over the past week some ugly Christmas jumpers (featuring llamas on them) inspired me to write a Christmas Single. Now the reason for inspiration is that my band’s called Grass Mud Horse, which is the literal English translation of the…

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Pirate Punk Rock!

I missed posting for a couple weeks on here, so sorry about that. I live in China and unfortunately the government here has been cracking down on VPN use over the last little while and I’ve not been able to…

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Finish Line in sight!

So this past week I’ve mostly been working on this folk/punk song The Hill I chose to Die on, which as you may remember I wrote the week before and shared a very rough demo with you. I made…

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A folked up week…

So carrying on from my last post I thought I’d post a little bit more background on the song She likes it rough. As I said I’ve been learning piano and I chose to study the rock n roll…

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A whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on

I don’t currently have a lot going on song-writing wise. I have been trying to put the finishing touches on the Grass Mud Horse album (my punk band), so my writing has been focussed on the last couple songs I…

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My First Blog Post

…in the beginning

Hello to you, 

If you’re reading this then you’re most likely a friend or member of my family who has been press-ganged into doing so, so thank you for your time and patience! If you’re somebody who…

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From Penny Lane to the Great Wall!

Hi there! I’m Chris Barry. I’m an award winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, originally from Liverpool England, who now lives in China with my wife, daughter and dog.

As a baby I lived on the world famous Penny Lane in Liverpool…