Re-claim your life

Reclaim your life If you a desperate housewife Kick him to the curb If that what he deserve Copyright NE O McKenzie 2017 Ten hour long recording sessions are exhausting but essential to my organic collaborative approach to songwriting. I prefer to collaborate with producers and session musicians than other songwriters who can sometimes be … Continue reading Re-claim your life

Ebony not Ivory

Kicked out from Newham academy of music Cos I got a scholarship to go to Forest School in Snaresbrook don’t know how my mother did it 4 kids, no dad, innit Spent school holidays in West Ham park Having a laugh Swimming in Stratford baths Trying not to get told off No money but we … Continue reading Ebony not Ivory

Suicidal Housewife

A song reminiscing  on my ‘Real Housewives of Edinburgh’ Days  Spend my days In dull cafes Eating cake Sipping lattes Long for more Than household chores Working out And feeling bored My head’s  half dead From all the beauty mags I’ve read Can’t stop The rot worthless  Fellings I’ve got So I just wanna danca … Continue reading Suicidal Housewife


Sometimes my thoughts can get twisted I see you happy.  I miss this Things fall apart When you open your heart Hiding your heartache won’t fix this Sometimes your friends are what save you  Sometimes those friendships enslave you To their hopes and dreams They’re not what they seem Betrayal’s a cathartic breakththrough Cos it … Continue reading EVERYONE FALLS


Waiting in line Biding my time No idea loving you was such a crime Driving fast cars To cover the scars That bind us together like coveted hearts I’m doing fine Counting what’s mine Cashing in chips I know aren’t worth a dime Broken heart From your poisoned dart Alone at sea facing reality That … Continue reading TROUBLING