‘How to Make Gospel Music Work for You’ is a personal an authoritative account of how West Indian Christians brought their music to Britain in the 1950s and 60s as part of the ‘Windrush Generation’ and how this music has grown and developed to become the music we know and love today. This is a book packed with practical advice and useful suggestions and in this book, Roy shows how gospel artists can make a success of their music.
In ‘How to Make Gospel Music Work for You’, let Roy guide you as he shares his vast inside knowledge and experience of gospel music. Let him show you in a few easy steps how to make an album, market and promote it, write the songs for it, get them heard on radio, get your music into churches, use social media to grow your music and how as an independent artist you can avoid the pitfalls and disappointments of the music business.
‘How to Make Gospel Music Work for You’ is for you if:
- You want to know how to succeed with your music.
- You are starting out in the music industry and need help.
- You want to know how the UK Gospel music scene works.
- You are already a Gospel music artist but is struggling with your music.
- You are interested in the history of Gospel music and want to know more about it.
‘How to Make Gospel Music Work for You’ is the definitive guide to the Gospel music scene in the UK.
“There are few people better qualified to write on this subject than Roy Francis.
I know this not just as a reader of this book but from personal experience as a UK gospel music artist and broadcaster. Roy personally guided me through nearly two decades of my career and the knowledge and history captured in this book is invaluable… ”Muyiwa Olarewaju– Gospel Artists & Station Director, ‘Premier Gospel’,
“Wow, I wish I had this absolutely brilliant resource when I launched out as a Gospel artist many years ago! The solid information, helpful suggestions and practical advice contained in this book would have saved me a lot of mistakes……… chapters nine to thirteen are filled with practical tips on song writing, making an album, marketing strategies and effective use of the various social media platforms.” Isabella Melodies