Eva Schubert
Eva Schubert is a singer and songwriter based in Vancouver, Canada. Inspired by jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Nina Simone, blues icons like Etta James, and — perhaps improbably — Leonard Cohen, she writes in a diverse range of styles.

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Episode 4: Attila the Hun- Blood on the Plains

In this final episode of our series, Attila takes a massive army and storms through western Europe to the gates of Orleans, in France.  The epic Battle of the Catalaunian Plains unfolds over two days, as old allies become enemies.  A shocking twist leads to an ending no one expected. https://youtu.be/CfIYaNNtn0M ...

Episode 3: Attila the Hun- Attila and the Princess

A sex scandal rocks the Western Imperial court, and a princess makes a proposal that threatens to destabilise Europe. In this episode we also learn about Hunnish women and marriage customs, and set the stage for an epic battle. https://youtu.be/BaTFO9kVbAE ...

Episode 2: Attila the Hun- The Emperor and the Barbarian

In this episode a princess is kidnapped, only to return to Rome in triumph. An attempt to seize the Western Imperial Throne goes terribly wrong. The Huns become adept at extortion and impalement, and an assassination plot fails spectacularly. https://youtu.be/dEEm6ATHVvY ...

Episode 1: Attila the Hun- Death from the Steppe

Episode 1 of a new series on Villains and Virgins podcast. The Huns are still remembered as fierce and terrifying warriors from the Eurasian Steppe. Under their most famous leader, Attila, they menaced Western Europe. From cranial deformation to battle tactics, who were the Huns and why were they so effective? https://youtu.be/eQtHxa5XVHM ...

Attila the Hun Podcast Series

This four part series introduces one of the most famous and least understood warlords in European history. Who were the Huns and why were they so terrifying? What do we know about Attila himself? The story includes murder plots, unlikely alliances, scheming eunuchs, a mad marriage proposal, and an epic battle with a surprise ending. Find out how the world looked in the late Roman Empire with the barbarians at the gates. Episode 1: Attila...

Secondhand Love

You've learned how to craft lady killing lines They find their target heart almost every time And in between your conquests, you like to shoot at mine It's not right It's not kind Chorus: Oh don't give me no second hand love Don't swear that it's me you're thinking of When you're pouring out your heart In words that you've made into art Don't tell me it's for me I'm just the girl in the front seat You've got a hundred songs at your fingertips You can...

I Will

You want me to walk 30 miles of mountains Well I will, yes I will You want to go a week without rest Well I will, yes I will You want to take my peace of mind And leave my routines all behind You want me to go without French press Well I will Chorus Just don’t make me wait for your loving Boy you know I’m captive to your touch If you take that away, nothing else could make me stay So don’t go trying...

Brawler

He’s a big city boy Like to go to the limit When there’s a problem He knows how to spin it He’s a deal maker And a claim staker… uh huh He’s a competitive man But so sophisticated Still a football fan Though he’s over educated He’s a Brooklyn brawler And a midnight caller… uh huh You can’t catch him in a picture ‘Cause he’s more than what you see And he’s gonna keep you guessing With his capabilities He’s an operator Shrewd calculator… yeah He likes jazz with a swing Might be...

Water

I need your lips like water I crave your touch like bread And every day I hunger No matter how much I’ve been fed And I don’t like to admit it  ‘Cause I’ve been proud to walk alone But life’s another colour Than anything I’ve ever known Here we stand in clouds of stardust With all the things we can’t explain But you make me believe In miracles again I’ve heard rumours on the water All the wrecks with love to blame Maybe what’s between us Should have another...

Sweet Man

There's a lot of guys I know They ask me why I don't go Around- to all those places in town They say I'm sitting on the shelf That I shouldn't stay home by myself They say...