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Mike Mayfield bares his soul

Mike Mayfield bears his soul singing Joni Mitchell's Both Sides Now

Mike Mayfield bares his soul singing Joni Michell‘s ‘Both Sides Now’ in collab with Redtenbacher’s Funkestra and the Masterlink Sessions.

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Watch the Masterlink Sessions video HERE.

The backstory

This is an up-close and heartfelt acoustic rendition of arguably Joni Mitchell’s most revered song ‘Both Sides Now’ by vocalist and pianist Mike Mayfield. Unfiltered and emotionally raw, Mike offers an unbridled and honest performance accompanied tenderly by Pete Whitfield‘s string quartet and Stefan Redtenbacher on acoustic bass guitar. This release will form part of a Joni Mitchell tribute album by the Masterlink Sessions featuring a distinct group of singer-songwriters.

The musicians of ‘Both Sides Now’

(In alphabetical order of last name)

Sarah Brandwood-Spencer | violin
Mike Mayfield | vocals, piano
Stefan Redtenbacher | acoustic bass guitar
Simon Turner | cello
Pete Whitfield | violin, viola


Recorded, mixed and mastered by James Welch at Masterlink Productions Studio
Filmed and edited by Leo Mansell
Produced by Mike Mayfield and Stefan Redtenbacher
String arrangement by Pete Whitfield
Piano & vocal arrangement by Mike Mayfield
‘Both Sides Now’ written by Joni Mitchell
Released on RSB Records | catalogue number RSB99005
ISRC Code | GBGRN2100304

I sincerely hope you’ll enjoy this rendition of Joni Mitchell’s ‘Both Sides Now’ as much as I do. Mike Mayfield really bares his soul in this one. #respect