ARTIST: Joe Ramsey
SONG TITLE: Won’t You
RELEASE DATE: 26/07/2019
GENRE: Singer/Songwriter, Indie Pop, Indie Folk
Joe Ramsey is a singer-songwriter from the North East of England.
His alternative indie-pop sound has propelled him to play festivals like Hit The North, as well as being featured in the Top 40 singer-songwriter iTunes chart.
His previous single featured on Amazing radio and was showcased on The Unsigned Guide’s Spotlight show.
Joe’s sound is for fans of John Mayer, Ben Howard, Kodaline, James Bay, and Foy Vance.
“Heartfelt and emotive”
– Little Indie Blogs
“Very impressed by what I’ve heard from Joe”
– Charlie Ashcroft (Amazing Radio).
Go on at length on what it takes to write a song from the start to the end.
It depends on the song and the ideas and what I’m feeling at the time, sometimes it can take days, weeks, or even months! The process changes from song to song.
Elaborate on the gain and loss of being a musician/artist.
The highs are high and the lows can be pretty low. There’s not a better feeling than gigging to an invested audience!
Tell us how you connect people with your music.
I try to make my music direct with honesty and openness; relatable to everyone.
Tell us what you hate most about the music business.
How difficult it can be to make yourself heard.
Discuss how you monitor your digital distribution and streaming.
Just through my aggregator!
State the obstacles that a new artist can face as a starter.
Getting gigs and getting your music heard by the right people.
Tell us how you will tutor a new artist in the music business.
Take every opportunity that comes your way!
Explain how you record songs.
It changes depending on the song!
Tell us your opinion on adding effects to vocals.
I think it can work really well!
Describe the theme of your lyrics.
Openness and honesty with directness…
Tell us if you consider singing about politics or injustice rather than love stories.
I try to write about the modern world and how scary it is, so yeah!
Discuss how you cope with the crowd on the stage.
I try to interact and gel with the crowd, but try not to bore them too much!
Elaborate on the song.
‘Won’t You’ is about being a fickle person who can fall in love with someone who shows them the slightest bit of affection! – And trying to counteract that by learning from your previous failed relationships.