Limelight: Tiger Moth Tales
From The X Factor to a one-man prog project, via Camberwick Green.
“I’ve a friend who has a daughter aged five or six, and she’ll tell stories, do character voices and get lost in that world,” says Pete Jones. “I did that, but from the age of eight, I had the gift of being able to play quite advanced music for my years. So I’d improvise on the piano and would come up with these unconventional structures, which I’d record on cassette. This is a theme I really wanted to capture with Cocoon.”