Second Hand Poet – Loving You

Second Hand Poet – Loving You

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Hand Poet – Loving You

Second Hand Poet – Loving You

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself.

I’m Jamie, apart from my music I tend to spend a lot of time working, drinking red wine and listening to copious amounts of music…and probably starting too many Netflix series to actually ever finish.

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Tell us about yourself as an artist.

It’s sometimes a burden having music on your mind all the time; it’s hard to balance normal routine life and having enough hours to be creative. I write lots, I also play in another band so the voice recording app on my phone is always consistently full!

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Tell us about the genre of your music.

It’s easy to just put my music in the folk/singer-songwriter category so it’s probably best to leave it at that!

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Tell us about the story behind your song.

This track ‘Loving You’ has been around for I’d say, four years?

It’s changed name, it’s been reworked countless times and even the inspiration for the song has changed. It started off a love song and by the time of its release all these years later it’s probably more of a rehabilitation anthem!

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Tell us about the problems you are facing as a musician.

Apart from what I’ve already listed earlier, it’s sometimes hard to be positive. It’s a cruel place the music world, sometimes even getting your work listened to is a painful and mind-numbing experience!

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Tell us about the recording and production of the song.

The track, as well as the album, were recorded in London with producer Franc Cinelli at his lovely studio in Chelsea. I went in with the bare bones of all the tracks and an open mind to change them as much as they needed to be!

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List the names of blogs, radio or TV stations that have supported you so far.

Over the years I’ve been lucky to have been supported by the likes of Glastonbury Festival Emerging Talent and BBC Introducing!

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Tell us more about your music career, experience, and future goals.

I’ve been doing it seriously for about five years, I’ve been lucky enough to have played around Europe and support artists that I’ve generally been a fan of before. I’ve done the whole label route as well as the DIY route.

Future wise, I have another album half written, keeping the car running is the best goal you can have, I think anyway!

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Brief us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

It just happens when your mind wants to be creative; it’s a way of dealing with things in a way that keeps you occupied as well.

When the end result has been released to the world, the positive reactions make it all so worthwhile.

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Brief us the top-secret behind making a hit song.

I am yet to experience this. I don’t always think hit songs are intentional. Obviously, a lot of mainstream stations have a very similar sounding playlist; I guess that makes it easier for writers to work from.

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

Make sure you’re truly happy with the songs before going to any producer or studio. And definitely, don’t pick a studio based on price. Do your research don’t let it become a chore.

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Discuss at length your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

I’ve released a few EP’s over the years, mainly demos that have long disappeared from the web! I released an EP with a label also. ‘Songs For The Pyre’ is my latest and debut mini album!
I’ve played a lot in the South of England, and did two Belgium tours recently!

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio.

I can write lyrics anywhere, they sometimes sound like gibberish, and get ironed out later. Or sometimes a verse or a chorus idea will get written first. I usually use my phone or an interface to record ideas, and then a rough demo is made once the song is in its near-final stage.
I only find an album ready to record in a studio when you don’t need any lyric or reference sheets to the songs! They should be drilled in!

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Name the artists you are willing to collaborate with.

I’d be willing to collaborate with anyone. The list of people I would definitely collaborate with would be extremely long…to mention a few, Keaton Henson, First Aid Kit, Agnes Obel to name a few.

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day.

I hope I haven’t had my happiest day just yet, and the saddest day can stay buried…

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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

I would use it to have as much free time as I possibly could!

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Discuss music promotion and how you are boosting your fan base.

I’ve been recently testing a new way of reaching out to people, speaking to them directly rather than wasting time with PR. I think it’s a more human and positive way of doing things.

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Tell us how you manage other activities with your music career.

I don’t manage it very well at all!

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State the official date of release.

It’s been out a few weeks!

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State your artist’s name and elaborate on it.
Second Hand Poet, I find it easier writing behind a moniker. It takes yourself out of it just that little bit.

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State the title of the song and the meaning.

‘Loving You’ – It’s a non-personal love song, that depicts the feeling and sense of being in love…and also the insecurities that also make you feel in love?

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State the title of the album and the reason for picking the title.

‘Songs For The Pyre’ – a pyre is a pile of combustible material that you then set on fire to burn whatever it is you feel you need to ha?
Some of the songs on the album need to just be put on a fire and burned. Not in a bad way, that same euphoric feeling when standing in front of a bonfire, or remembering the happiness of a person at a cremation. It’s the ending or the release of something!

 

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Second Hand Poet

Tell us about yourself.

I’m Jamie, apart from my music I tend to spend a lot of time working, drinking red wine and listening to copious amounts of music…and probably starting too many Netflix series to actually ever finish.

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Tell us about yourself as an artist.

It’s sometimes a burden having music on your mind all the time; it’s hard to balance normal routine life and having enough hours to be creative. I write lots, I also play in another band so the voice recording app on my phone is always consistently full!

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Tell us about the genre of your music.

It’s easy to just put my music in the folk/singer-songwriter category so it’s probably best to leave it at that!

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Tell us about the story behind your song.

This track ‘Loving You’ has been around for I’d say, four years?

It’s changed name, it’s been reworked countless times and even the inspiration for the song has changed. It started off a love song and by the time of its release all these years later it’s probably more of a rehabilitation anthem!

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Tell us about the problems you are facing as a musician.

Apart from what I’ve already listed earlier, it’s sometimes hard to be positive. It’s a cruel place the music world, sometimes even getting your work listened to is a painful and mind numbing experience!

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Tell us about the recording and production of the song.

The track as well as the album were recorded in London with producer Franc Cinelli at his lovely studio in Chelsea. I went in with the bare bones of all the tracks and an open mind to change them as much as they needed to be!

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List the names of blogs, radio or TV stations that have supported you so far.

Over the years I’ve been lucky to have been supported by the likes of Glastonbury Festival Emerging Talent and BBC Introducing!

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Tell us more about your music career, experience and future goals.

I’ve been doing it seriously for about five years, I’ve been lucky enough to have played around Europe and support artists that I’ve generally been a fan of before. I’ve done the whole label route as well as the DIY route.

Future wise, I have another album half written, keeping the car running is the best goal you can have, I think anyway!

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.

 

Brief us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

It just happens when your mind wants to be creative; it’s a way of dealing with things in a way that keeps you occupied as well.

When the end result has been released to the world, the positive reactions make it all so worthwhile.

.

.

.

 

Brief us the top-secret behind making a hit song.

I am yet to experience this. I don’t always think hit songs are intentional. Obviously a lot of mainstream stations have a very similar sounding playlist; I guess that makes it easier for writers to work from.

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.

 

Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

Make sure you’re truly happy with the songs before going to any producer or studio. And definitely don’t pick a studio based on price. Do your research don’t let it become a chore.

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Discuss at length your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

I’ve released a few EP’s over the years, mainly demos that have long disappeared from the web! I released an EP with a label also. ‘Songs For The Pyre’ is my latest and debut mini album!
I’ve played a lot in the South of England, and did two Belgium tours recently!

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio.

I can write lyrics anywhere, they sometimes sound like gibberish, and get ironed out later. Or sometimes a verse or a chorus idea will get written first. I usually use my phone or an interface to record ideas, and then a rough demo is made once the song is in its near final stage.
I only find an album ready to record in a studio when you don’t need any lyric or reference sheets to the songs! They should be drilled in!

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Name the artists you are willing to collaborate with.

I’d be willing to collaborate with anyone. The list of people I would definitely collaborate with would be extremely long…to mention a few, Keaton Henson, First Aid Kit, Agnes Obel to name a few.

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State the links to your social networks and stores for purchase of your songs.

I’m on most social media platforms!

 

https://www.facebook.com/SecondHandPoetMusic/

 

 

http://secondhandpoet.bandcamp.com/album/songs-for-the-pyre

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day.

I hope I haven’t had my happiest day just yet, and the saddest day can stay buried…

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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

I would use it to have as much free time as I possibly could!

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Discuss music promotion and how you are boosting your fan base.

I’ve been recently testing a new way of reaching out to people, speaking to them directly rather than wasting time with PR. I think it’s a more human and positive way of doing things.

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Tell us how you manage other activities with your music career.

I don’t manage it very well at all!

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State the official date of release.

It’s been out a few weeks!

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State your artist’s name and elaborate on it.
Second Hand Poet, I find it easier writing behind a moniker. It takes yourself out of it just that little bit.

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State the title of the song and the meaning.

‘Loving You’ – It’s a non-personal love song, that depicts the feeling and sense of being in love…and also the insecurities that also make you feel in love?

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.

 

State the title of the album and the reason for picking the title.

‘Songs For The Pyre’ – a pyre is a pile of combustible material that you then set on fire to burn whatever it is you feel you need to ha?
Some of the songs on the album need to just be put on a fire and burned. Not in a bad way, that same euphoric feeling when standing in front of a bonfire, or the remembering in happiness of a person at a cremation. It’s the ending, or the release of something!

 

 

STONE BROKEN

 STONE BROKEN

There’s an unwavering conviction running through Stone Broken’s Spinefarm Records debut, Ain’t Always Easy; the notion of taking a leap of faith in order to grab control of one’s own destiny, seizing precious moments and living your very best life, with no apologies or regrets. It’s a philosophy close to the heart of Stone Broken frontman Rich Moss, and a credo which fuels the band’s desire to take on the world with their music.

 

At the beginning of the decade, Moss had abandoned his life-long dream of becoming a professional musician, following the tragic death of a former bandmate who suffered from alcohol addiction. Years spent poring over guitar magazines, practising in his bedroom and playing gigs around the Black Country and the West Midlands were filed away as memories, as Wolverhampton-born Moss built a successful career as an analyst.

 

Yet the idea that there must be more to life persisted. In 2013, after four years away from music, he formed Stone Broken with guitarist Chris Davis, bassist Kieron Conroy and long-time musical soulmate Robyn Haycock on drums – the four of them determined and willing to make sacrifices in pursuit of their dreams.

 

“The very first song I wrote for this band is called ‘This Life’ and it’s about taking what you’re good at and using it as a vehicle to move forward, because you only have one shot at life,” says Moss. “We all came into this band a lot more mature and with a greater understanding of the industry, and we agreed between us there should be no half-measures.”

 

The group’s first declaration of intent came with 2014’s self-financed, self-released EP, The Crow Flies, a calling card largely intended to secure local gigs. But it was the release, in January 2016, of debut album All In Time which truly amplified the word-of-mouth buzz around the band from a whisper to a scream. With Kerrang! Radio and Planet Rock picking up on storming opening track ‘Not Your Enemy’, the anthemic ‘Let Me Go’ and ‘Stay All Night’, plus the bruised and beautiful ‘Wait For You’, an ever-expanding audience was alerted to the fact that here was an emerging British outfit with the riffs, the choruses and songwriting smarts to make its mark on the global stage.

 

“We never conceived anything to fit into a scene” continues Rich, “we just wrote the kind of music we listen to. We saw bands such as Shinedown, Black Stone Cherry, Halestorm and Alter Bridge as our peers. People understand that we’re here because we love what we do.”

 

In early 2017, following a lengthy European tour, the musicians entered Long Wave Recording Studios in Cardiff to work once again with All In Time producer Romesh Dodangoda (Motörhead, Bring Me The Horizon,Twin Atlantic) on their second album. The result, the 11 track Ain’t Always Easy, is compelling proof that the Walsall quartet are ready to stand toe-to-toe with the biggest names on the contemporary hard rock scene.

 

Loaded with state-of-the-art arena-friendly anthems, Ain’t Always Easy is one of the most assured British rock albums of recent times. From stirring opener and first single ‘Worth Fighting For’ through to the blissful ‘The Only Thing I Need’, this is an absorbing, deeply heartfelt collection which marries important issues, both personal and pressing, to instantly accessible, granite-hard hard rock.

 

One might trace a path from ‘Other Side Of Me’ through ‘Doesn’t Matter’ and on to ‘I Believe’ to see an unfolding triptych tracing Moss’ journey from bedroom dreamer through to rock-star-in-waiting, the frustrations of working nine to five poured into punchy, inspirational lyrics yearning for a shot at the big stages.

 

“Honestly, you can be anything you wanna be,” sings Moss on ‘I Believe’. “I’ve got a feeling you’re gonna have the time of your life.”

 

“‘I Believe’ isn’t a note to self as such,” Moss reflects, “but it’s related to my relationship with music over the years. As a teenager, I’d flick through guitar magazines and see these rock stars and think, ‘I want to do that’, and at this point in my life it’s me telling myself and the band that we need that same self-belief to move to bigger stages.”

 

Elsewhere, the album deals with the pain of addiction (‘Let Me See It All’, ‘Just A Memory’), loss (‘Anyone’), homesickness (the beautifully affecting ‘Home’) and, in the most striking, stark terms – with lyrics such as “I hear her screaming from the bedroom, it’s the same thing I heard last night…” – domestic abuse (‘Heartbeat Away’), a subject Moss admits is painfully close to home.

 

“It comes from experiences that I’ve seen personally, so it’s a heartfelt song, about the impact on the person and those around them,” he states. “With ‘This Life’, we’d get a lot of people telling us that it got them through a rough patch, and I’m hoping that ‘Heartbeat Away’ might offer some strength and support to anyone similarly affected.”

 

Set for release via Spinefarm Records on March 2nd  2018, Ain’t Always Easy promises to place Stone Broken at the forefront of an emboldened, increasingly fertile British rock scene… and beyond.

 

“Who doesn’t like big, driving riffs and massive choruses?” asks Spinefarm’s Head Of A&R Dante Bonutto rhetorically. ”At last, a UK band with the sound and the attitude to make it possible for them to compete with rock’s elite.”

 

“The success of the first album took us by surprise, but we always wanted the follow-up to break down more barriers and get us to the next level where we can step up on a global scale,” says Moss. “We’ve already got fans in the US, and they tell us they can easily imagine us on the radio there. Every rock band dreams of success in America, but we feel we’re ready.”

 

“Among our fans – The Broken Army – there’s a massive buzz around everything we’re doing at the moment,” the vocalist/guitarist adds. “This is a really good time to be in this band, and now we just want everyone to hear exactly why.”

 

“Anticipation for the new album is high,” acknowledges Robyn Haycock, “especially given how high we set the bar with All The Time. But, as a band, I think we’ve pushed ourselves even harder this time. We’re so proud of this record, and so excited for what lies ahead.”

 

One life. One band. One vision. For Stone Broken, the time is now.

 

Black Foxxes

Black Foxxes – ‘Reiði’

‘Reiði’ – the Icelandic word for rage – is a fitting title for the second full length record to come from Exeter’s Black Foxxes. Born from a restless need to push creative boundaries, and a fear of stagnation in all its forms, the follow-up to their acclaimed 2016 debut album ‘I’m Not Well’ sees the three-piece pushing the vicious bite that fuels their band to new highs, and experimenting with menacing shade and uplifting light alike.

 

Crashing back into daily life with a jolting bump – after the whirlwind of touring their debut – Black Foxxes’  Mark Holley was itching for a new challenge, and some all-important time to reflect. “Once we get back from tour, it’s a completely different lifestyle,” the frontman explains, speaking of returning to the South West after a grueling stretch of time on the road, “especially down here in the middle of nowhere. I have this need and burst to go and explore, or else I just get depressed and anxious. I’m basically singing about that [on ‘Reiði’].”

 

Explore he did. Setting off for Iceland, where he would go on to write the foundations of ‘Reiði’, Holley found the solitude he needed to begin crafting Black Foxxes’ second record. A country he has always been fascinated by, Iceland became such an influence on the band’s chief lyricist, in fact, that its language eventually helped to title the album, and his penchant for discovery is present on almost every song. The blistering ‘Manic In Me’ sees Holley insistent that “I’ve gotta get get out of here,” while the angular – and by Black Foxxes’ standards, surprisingly light – ‘The Big Wild’ heads for sprawling canyons without a second glance back towards the suffocating city.

 

Exploring varying dynamics – the subtler touch of the album’s first half in particular – proved central to Black Foxxes’ considered approach second time around. “The way we’ve laid it out, it’s not a concept album at all,” Holley agrees, “but the first half is very light and the second is a lot darker. With our first record everything felt dynamically very similar,” the frontman reasons. “We’re very proud of what we did with it, but it was a barrage of aggression I was letting out. Being out in Iceland and stuff just opened my eyes to different dynamics. We don’t want to be one of those bands that just stays in one genre. We want to be one of those bands where people go, ‘oh, what are Black Foxxes doing for this record?’ We want to surprise people with new things.”

 

United in their aim – to experiment as much as possible with the core of Black Foxxes – the trio found themselves creatively liberated, with nothing whatsoever out of bounds. Teaming up once again with their trusted producer Adrian Bushby (“we wanted to continue that journey with Ade, and evolve to that second step with him,” comment the band) the group were able to expand upon ‘I’m Not Well’ with a trusted fourth voice back by their sides. Packing off to VADA studios – a stately home-cum-recording studio in the blissful surroundings of rural Warwickshire – Black Foxxes felt empowered to push the boundaries as much as humanely possible, weaving in warm peals of brass, static-laced stutters of radio fuzz, and jagged experimentation along the way. It’s also as laceratingly honest as their celebrated debut; a quality that the band will always hold above everything else.

 

“Neil Young is my favourite songwriter in the world, and as many phenomenal songs as there are, he had to write some shit ones to get there. That’s a good songwriter, imperfect,” says Holley, who, as well as encouraging an open dialogue about his personal experience of anxiety disorder, recently recorded a documentary with BBC Newsbeat about touring as a musician with Crohn’s disease. “We all had that same outlook,” he adds of the band as a whole, “and I wanted to reflect that with everything I do. So, with the Crohn’s documentary, talking about anxiety, all of that, it’s just about being honest”.

 

Black Foxxes’ fearlessness and honesty is palpable across the entirety of ‘Reiði’. The pressure-bottled essence of a band that refuses to stop surging forward, rage is combusted into productive energy by the end of the record. “Now I understand rage,” goes the final track ‘Float On’ – the full-circle conclusion of this brilliantly formed burst of anger. Unpredictable and more adventurous than ever, ‘Reiði is surely the kind of album which will leave fans guessing at Black Foxxes’ next move, and stands up as the definitive sound of a band that refuses to be pinned down.

 

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Second Hand Poet

Second Hand Poet is a man of secrecy and the moniker of Surrey musician Jamie Tipson. Only playing a handful of shows each year, this release is highly sought after. Previous EP release ‘All My Life’ was met with fantastic reviews and gained a dedicated following on social media. It was released through a label and went on to sell out of its initial run. After the promotion of the EP Jamie decided he wanted to re-record some of the tracks, so he personally bought back the rights to the songs that now feature on ‘Songs For The Pyre’ and parted ways with the label. Throughout his relatively short career Second Hand Poet has risen up from the years of playing the open mic nights of London, gaining contacts and handing over endless business cards. From the hard work of the circuit he has since been invited to play with ‘Paper Aeroplanes’, ‘Moddi’ and ‘Widowspeak’. He was also one of the finalists in the Emerging Talent Competition for Glastonbury, he appeared at Guilfest, Sub Audio Festival, Oxjam and performed sessions for Ont Sofa, Gibson Guitars and Oak Sessions. During two sell out shows supporting Steve Forrest from ‘Placebo’, Jamie was spotted by a European promoter, he went on to play two successful Belgium tours for them. The new mini album ‘Songs For The Pyre’ is a collection of songs that have featured on various long vanished demo EP’s, it’s the mark of Jamie at his most unguarded and brutally honest. On an album which pulls in two directions, from the classical violin and string clad intro and interlude, to the more traditional acoustic guitar-led balladeering. Produced by Franc Cinelli and recorded in London over a two week period, ‘Songs For The Pyre’ uses Jamie’s DIY ethic as a point of departure, adventurously expanding the sonic palette while retaining every bit of its heart and soul.

 

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Tell us your view on old school and new school music in terms of preference. 

My preference goes to old school music, especially music of the 90s that’s something that is really close to my heart and soul.

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Tell us your most memorable day as an artist.

Oh I have so many. I’m not sure I can choose the most memorable one, but will say that probably the day when I finally released my debut single “Coconut Rum and Coke” and received so much heartwarming feedback that made everything worth it.

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Tell us what you would do for the people if you found yourself in a position of power.

Oh probably the most amazing thing would be if I could get our biggest leaders to stay in PEACE and stop playing games that cost innocent people’s lives! First of all I would stop the war in Syria…

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Tell us how you protect your singing voice.

HYDRATION! H2O is the most important ingredient to take care of your singing voice. And “Halls” are one of my favorite lozenges to soothe the throat after my singing sessions.

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Tell us the major reason you are into music.

My soul has so much in it that it will just explode if I won’t let it all out. And the best way for me is to live and breathe music. It’s my biggest passion.

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Tell us what you think about creativity and originality in music.

I think those are the most important factors in being an artist. Not only for listeners, but for an artist himself/herself. Originality – that is what nobody can repeat and no one but you can deliver to the world. Producing your own ideas into art is the most beautiful and the most unique way for a creative person to leave the footprints in a history of life, in my opinion.

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Tell us your future plans pertaining music.

I’m determined to pursue my dreams to make beautiful music and sing as long as I can breathe.

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Tell us the secret of success.

Determination. Never give up and get up any time you fall. When one door closes another opens. I believe that the key to success is your own willpower.

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Tell us how you become a musician.

My soul was singing, I couldn’t stop it and I’m glad I didn’t. Never stop learning. I’m learning to play musical instruments. Nothing can stop me.

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Tell us what makes you happy and sad about this project.

The results of my creativity and all the wonderful people that support me always makes me happy… what makes me sad is just that I don’t have enough hours in my days to do what I want. That’s the only part that upsets me. 🙂

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Tell us your point of view on rape and sexual harassment, and how it can be eradicated. 

It’s a CRIME!

First and major thing of course is for women to speak up! For women to have self-respect and dignity and stay true to themselves. Rape is something that sometimes you can’t control. You can be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Harassment on the other hand you can try to destroy by its roots. We must report and keep outing people who do that! Go public with your accusations without hesitation! Stand against harassment!

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List the people that deserved to be given credit for the making of the song.

In the latest single “You’re Real” special thank you goes to Sergio De Anda that produced this song who is a super talented producer. He plays many instruments and felt this song really well. He was able to perfectly project the emotions that I had written it with in his music. And of course it would never happen without my support group.

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Tell us how you get fund to run your music career. 

I do a lot of modeling which is a great help to finance my singing career.

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Tell us the genre of your music and the reason you decided to go for this genre. 

I would call it Exotic Pop.

It’s something fresh like a new pop but I like adding a little Reggae and Spanish spiciness to it.

I don’t know why but this style seems to be coming naturally to me. I feel it in my soul.

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Tell us if you prefer to write your own songs or you prefer to write with professional songwriters. 

I feel good writing on my own. I love going into space with my emotions and then share it with the world, but I also really want to learn how to be in the room with other songwriters, because my dream is to make songs with the most amazing songwriters of our time like Diane Warren and Sia.

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Tell us if you prefer to produce your songs or you prefer to work with reputable producers.

I wish I was ready to fully produce my own songs, but not yet. It’s always best to put two heads together with someone who knows what they are doing. I’m always a part of the production, so my moods and emotions won’t get lost in the process, won’t change along the way. At the moment I’m learning to play the guitar and the piano and I’d like to learn as many instruments as I possibly can, because it’s better to have more than one string to your bow and it gives you more versatility.

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Tell us the story behind this song. 

Oh it was one of those hot August days. I had just returned home to NYC after another long and exhausting trip. First thing the next morning I took my guitar and started playing with the chords I know… simple and beautiful… It was like taking a new breath… The song was written from the beginning to the end in just a couple of hours and what inspired me was realizing how blessed, happy and in love I am that it even seems too good to be true – that’s where all the lyrics came from. It’s a love song about someone who takes care of you, always lifts you up and is always by your side, whether in heart or in person. It’s about the one you dearly love, and choose to be the one for you every single day.

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Tell us your favourite brand of microphone. 

I don’t have a favorite one yet. But I am always lucky to be recording all my music at some of the best studios that have high class equipment.

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List the links to your stores, websites and social media. 

 

Spotify

 

iTunes

 

Instagram

 

Facebook

 

Twitter

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State the date of release.

“You’re Real” was released on the 19th of December 2017.

 

 

Indian Trap

Indian Trap pioneers new genre with latest banger ‘Look Like Monayyy’ Feat. KresZenzia.

The sound of ‘Indian Trap’ is a blend of cultural roots of Punjabi, Bhangra and Bollywood music, infused with Hip-Hop and Trap elements. His first single “Look Like Monayyy” featuring new female rap artist ‘KresZenzia’ that is available now on all digital platforms. Indian Trap “Look Like Monayyy” was also selected by the wildly popular NOW That’s What I Call Music! Series, to be included in its What’s Next promotion, starting on February 2nd, 2018. The track will appear on NOW That’s What I Call Music! Volume 65. Jay Singh, professionally known as ‘Indian Trap’ is born and bred in the heart of London. Coming from a musical family, Jay was first introduced to music at the age of 7; his father was one of the first pioneers of Bhangra music in the UK, and both his grandfather and great-grandfather were celebrated Tabla players. After graduating from university, Jay followed his passion and began by working the DJ circuit across UK & Europe. He got his first big break when he won the prestigious Ministry of Sound – DJ Idol Competition. With this success, he DJ’ed around the globe and got to perform alongside world-renowned DJs, such as Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold and, David Guetta. Since then Jay has produced hit records for Shakira and Cassie and also remixed for Artist such as Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Madonna to name a few and now is ready to launch ‘Indian Trap’. The Indian Trap EP will be releasing later this year.

 

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