Jim Aitken is relatively "late to the table" as someone who writes his own lyrics and accompanying music. His Songs are brought to life by Select and Great Artists! "The Promise", won "The Muse Songwriters" monthly Lyric Competition. The Lyric, "Sunset" was Finalist in the UKSC! It has still to be Recorded and Released!j Other songs have achieved Semi Finalist status over the last two years. Jim leans towards songs with a story! I.e. (Leonard Cohen and Gordon Lightfoot). Tim Patterson, on Broadjam, brings the (more Country Style) songs to life! "Reach The Sky", "My Last Farewell", "One Night Stand" and, “I See Her Dancing”! Kimberley Dunn elevates the songs, "The Promise", "Drift Away" and "One Night Stand" so beautifully! "Covid has started a journey I wish to continue".
"One Night Stand" has been selected by The Perpetual Music Group, Syncshoppe and Tinderbox Companies and is now on, In -Store Playlists, under consideration for tv programs and advertising.
In 2019 UKSC, "Sunset" was a Finalist! In 2021 UKSC, "The Promise" is a Finalist in the Crisis Lyrics category. In 2021 World Songwriters Awards, "Drift Away" is a Top Ten finalist. In 2021/22 Dallas Songwriters Contest "The Promise" was in the (Last Eight)