Our ‘The Golden Thread’ category includes post’s relating to the music and thoughts of one of our Planets greatest minds, poet Billie Reid.

“Billie Reid is a dusty troubadour, a poet and songwriter and activist whose music is steeped in concepts and images that echo down the centuries. His words spill through the mouths of some of our other artists, new light pouring through glass stained with red wine, raised to toast victories, remember the fallen, and curse those whose fall we ache for”
(more…)

Billie Reid’s music is a volatile hybrid, combining the purebred folk compulsions of bluegrass and rockabilly, infused with Reid’s own punk-influenced approach to songwriting this street walkin’ cheetah, with a heart-full of napalm, has a lot to say about love, loss, and the state of the world. Put more simply, Billie Reid is a poet and he *****-***** knows it!”
(more…)