Paul Castle

Paul Castle

Film & TV music composer and producer
Singer songwriter / Acoustic guitarist

PDC Music

Old Bear Stories by Jane Hissey

Artist: Paul Castle
Title: 'Old Bear Stories' TV Theme Song

As a Film & TV composer, Paul Castle is best known for writing
and performing the
theme song and background  music for 40
episodes of the BAFTA
award-winning Children's TV series of
Jane Hissey's 
Old Bear Stories (Carlton Television UK for the
ITV Network), which has
subsequently been sold to over 70
counties worldwide,
winning further awards at both the New York
and Chicago
Film Festivals, among many others. The shows have
recently been repeated several times in the UK on Channel
Five's 'Milkshake' programme. The theme song features Paul on
lead vocal, acoustic guitar and piano with Mat
Fox (ex-Barely
Works) on hammered dulcimer and Alison
Goldfrapp (of
on harmony vocals.
Download now from Paul Castle - Hold Out for Summer - EP - Old Bear Stories TV Theme Song

Previously a member of 6-piece folk band Out to Lunch in the
80s and acoustic folk rock outfit Sons of Fat Harry in the 90s
Paul teamed up with fiddlers Will Sneyd and Fliss Premru in
2001 to form The Rosinators a London-based bluegrass, Cajun,
gospel country blues band, described as "Rapidly gaining a
reputation as one of the UK's finest bands" (see reviews). In 2004
they were finalists in the Glastonbury Festival Acoustic Stage
Unsigned Band Competition and have since performed at both
Glastonbury and the Edinburgh Fringe, among many other
festivals throughout the UK, Ireland and Holland. In 2005 the
band won Hotdisc's 'Track of the Year' at the UK Country
Radio Awards. 
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"Hold out for summer" by Paul Castle (6-track CD EP)

Paul Castle

As a songwriter, with material taken to the top of the Irish charts
Frances Black (with her sister Mary Black on her album 'The
Sky Road'), Paul released his own 6-track
CD EP "Hold out for
in 1997.

"Well crafted intelligent lyrics set to contagious melodies... 'Hold out for
Summer' proves that the  art of quality songwriting is alive and well."
John O'Regan, Broadcaster and Journalist

"Lovely lovely album"

Nonny James, Host of 'Fretwork', BBC Local Radio

Download from Paul Castle - Hold Out for Summer

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"As it happens" by Peter Falkner
As an engineer/producer for PDC Music, Paul also produced an
album by UK pianist and soundtrack composer, Peter Falkner. Appropriately titled "As it happens", extracts from these
atmospheric piano improvisations have already featured
in various TV series, including six episodes of the BBC2
Documentary Series 'Living Famously', which has also
been shown on ABC in Australia.

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Paul also runs PDC Music, an independent label
and project recording studio in North London.

Contact Paul Castle

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