Songwriters On Songwriting – Mima Merrow

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Becci Wallace digs deep into the songwriting process of her guests, drawn from Scotland’s vibrant music scene.

In this episode Becci talks to Mima Merrow about Trees, Roots and Connectivity.

Mima Merrow is an Irish singer-songwriter based in Glasgow. Her sound is alternative folk characterised by longing, sudden changes in direction, and melodies that ache. Mima released her debut album Almost Home in September 2022. Her music received airplay on BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Foyle and BBC Radio Scotland, featured in Scotland on Sunday and was reviewed in SNACK magazine, The Skinny and Music Files. 


Song 1: 
Trees – Mima Merrow
From the album Almost Home, released September 23, 2022 
Written, performed and recorded by Mima Merrow
Produced by Inge Thomson 
Featuring Inge Thomson on backing vocals and Louis Abbott on drums and percussion
Mixed by Garry Boyle at Slate Room Studios
Mastered by Dean Honer at The Bowling Green

Song 2: 
Freckles – Mima Merrow 
Released September 11, 2020 
Written, produced and performed by Mima Merrow 
Mixed by Andy Monaghan 
Mastered by Kris Pohl 
Artwork by Najma Abukar 

Song 3: 
Leave me Here – Mima Merrow 
From the album Almost Home, released September 23, 2022
Written, performed and recorded by Mima Merrow 
Produced by Inge Thomson 
Mixed by Garry Boyle, Slate Room Studios 
Mastered by Dean Honer, The Bowling Green 

Song 4: 
Mary – Big Thief 
From the album Capacity, released 2017 
Adrianne Lenker: Lead Vocals 
James Krivchenia: Organ 
Mt. Davidson: Piano, Pump Organ 
Michael Sachs: Bass Clarinet 

Podcast presented, recorded, edited and produced by Becci Wallace
Additional editing and production by Conal McGregor

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