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FR012 | Real Life



The album Real Life was written and recorded in just 36 hours by a group of eight men at the category C adult & young offenders prison, HMP Rochester. All tracks were written by the group and put into music collectively with the help of Project Leader, Benjamin Henry Edwards, Music Engineer, Ben Goodall and two guest musicians.

Eight participants worked towards the BTEC certificate ‘Supporting Employability and Personal Effectiveness’. All of them passed.






All tracks on this album was composed and recorded on location at HMP Rochester by participants on Finding Rhythms’ twelve project.

Musicians: Daniel B, Daniel M, Matthew, Nick, Romeo, Simon, William

Project Leader: Benjamin Henry Edwards

Creative Director: Robin Harris

Guest Musicians: Ben Hughes, Sam Lewis

Music Engineers: Ben Goodall (field), Will Worsley (mixing)

Producer: Emily Vermont

Photography: Mattias Malk

Design: Liam Parker Design

Special thanks to: All staff at HMP Rochester, in particular Sarah Tranter and Wanye Hodges

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