"If you have a
question for me, enter this room.
It exists just for us. A place for
you to come to ask me whatever you
wish. A chance for us to get closer.
Share your thoughts, tell me your
story, ask me your questions. They
will be answered."
Hello My lady Candice,
Hope you don't mind me saying you are the
most beautiful and gifted woman to ever walk
Have you ever done a Christmas album/cd? I
would love to hear your rendition of " Oh
Holy Night " and " What Child is This. "
You have the voice of an Angel in my
opinion. I have loved Ritchie's work and
adore you and him together. He is such a
I'm lucky to have been able to experience
and appreciate your gift in my lifetime.
Is Seattle been on your tour or going to be?
Peace to you all your days....
Wow that was a really nice way to start that
email! Thank you for that compliment!
We have done a holiday cd. It is called
Winter Carols, though those songs you
mentioned aren't on that one. We will
probably do another holiday cd in the future
at some point, but if you haven't heard
Winter Carols, I'd recommend it! It's one of
our favorite ones that we have done in the
past -almost 15 years now!
I've never been to Washington, and would
love to experience Seattle. I'm hoping that
we will have more US dates coming up in the
Thanks for writing!
Love and light,
Hello dear Candice,
You often mention Buckingham Nicks as
one of your all-time favourite bands. (A
previously uncirculated song of theirs
called Farewell Failure has popped up
lately - check it, it's amazing!).
Fleetwood Mac fans shorten Buckingham
Nicks as BN; Blackmore's Night has the
same shortening among the fans. Both
bands share a similar name structure,
consisting of the names of the two main
members, and even a similar idea - a
loving couple making music together;
also you have borrowings from Stevie
Nicks in your style. I wonder, is it
just a pure coincidence or you did think
in the back of your mind about some kind
of a connection when you started
And one more question, what Buckingham
Nicks songs are the most special for
I hope you had a great time on the road!
:) I'm waiting for your coming to
Ukraine and believe it will happen very
Thank you for that link, I hadn't heard
that one before! Just when you think
you've discovered them all...another
pops up! I love hearing the raw songs
and then later hearing what they have
become if they ever resurfaced again. If
they haven't- well then we just have
been witness to great secrets haven't
Funny thing about our parallels is -
none of them were thought out or
planned. I've always had long blonde
hair, loved the gypsy style and been
interested in the mystical. Upon meeting
Ritchie, we never thought we'd be
creating music together, it just
naturally happened. And the style we
reflect is our own. So although there
are similarities and I am a fan of
Buckingham Nicks and Stevie- everything
else is purely coincidence.
As far as favorite songs- I love
"Stephanie", "Frozen Love" , even
"Nomad" before it was changed to be what
it is now.
Love and light,
Well, first I... I don't know how start...
Okay: Blackmore's night is my favorite band.
I love all the songs and i want ask for you,
how you write so awesome lyrics? I love they
all, especially Hanging Tree,Ghost of a
Rose, Shadown of the Moon, Trhee Black
Crows, Benzai-ten and Loreley. Well, where
you get the inspiration?
I've seed yours hobbies, and mine are like
I'm writing a book, and I'm inspired myself
in some of your musics to write it, so the
book was write because of your songs... But
I'm a bit insecure about the book, because,
in fact, I'm a kid/teenager. So i didn't
know if someday, my dream to publish my book
will be realized...
And I have anothers questions: How
Blackmore's Night started? I'm curious about
Thank you for the atention
Marcela Citroni from Brazil, in her crazy
I am glad you like the lyrics...that is a
great compliment especially coming from a
Inspiration is everywhere! All around you
always...its just for you to be open enough
to feel it. You can't force it to come. It
has to let you know when it is ready and
just flow through you. So even if an idea,
or a word or a single line makes itself
known to you...write it down. Keep the ideas
in one place and then , when you are ready,
search through them until they become a
visual picture of someplace that you want to
be. Take those steps and travel through
them. Let them pour through you.
It is there... And remember age doesn't
matter so don't ever let that put you off of
your path. Ideas are timeless...
Love and light,
I see that you list photography as one of
your leisure interests, and I see that, like
me, you enjoy taking pictures of sunsets,
I was wondering if you have ever held an
exhibition of your work ?
No, I never have. I suppose my website page
is my exhibition...
Besides, if I did in a public forum besides
the internet- it may bring more pressure
with it. And I enjoy it in its purest form
of being a leisure practice for me right
Love and light,
To begin with I have a feeling you can
probably guess I enjoy the music you and
Blackmore compose, otherwise I would hardly
have bothered to find this homepage, would
I? Well, I have a sort of obsession with
fantasy and history (which has probably
worsened during my recent work with and
essay about magic in fantasy literature,
which has also led me deep into myth and
history), and suddenly it occured to me a
question; what's the inspiration for your
lyrics? To take an amazing song such as
Village Lanterne for example; is it the
glorified (but even so fascinating) picture
of the chivalrous middle-age (perhaps that's
an impossible expresison, but I hope it's
still understandable) etcetera? Literature
of some special sort? The music in itself?
I get inspiration from many places. Some
from legends or myths or books I collect
while on tour in foreign places; some by
just looking out the window of a new and
unknown place for me; some by day dreaming
and time traveling to another time and place
in my mind. Actually, Village Lanterne was
inspired by the movie the Ring of the
Nibelungs. In the final scene as the viking
boat is set aflame and goes down in the
water the lyrics came to me of that scene,
visual and story. It was just that poignant
moment that started me writing the lyrics
and set to Ritchie's melody it was complete.
I'm glad you like it and to hear how many
people are moved by that song, and all
interpret it in a different way - yet all
feel a deep meaning personally from it...is
amazing for me.
Love and light,
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