Back in May, I saw Anastacia in concert; but what also caught my eye was the support act, Philipa Hanna. The lady with a huge voice...I bought her album, and have played it too many times to count since. Here, I spoke to her about her career. Thank to Tom Price and Ian Griffiths also … Continue reading Interview: Philipa Hanna on Singing, Speed Of Light..
So....Queen Extravaganza this year are touring, with Greatest Hits, and a full run-through of A Night At The Opera. They are the official Queen tribute band. Last year, I interviewed lead singer, Marc Martel, (click here to view), saw one of their shows, (click here to view), and met the band (click here to view.) But-because the … Continue reading Interview: Tyler Warren on Music, QUEX, and Drumming!
"I'm out of love, set me free, and let me out this misery.." If you're a regular reader, you'll know I love Anastacia's music; the 'Little Lady With The Big Voice', complete with such songs as Left Outside Alone, Paid My Dues, I'm Outta Love, and Take This Chance. As part of the Ultimate Collection Tour, … Continue reading Interview with Anastacia, singer/songwriter
If you've been reading this blog, or like what may be classed as 'folk rock', you'll probably be aware of Lissie: a thirty-something singer from the US, who has just released her latest album, 'My Wild West'. Currently, she's on tour, but stopped to talk to us way back in December. Here, we find out … Continue reading Interview: Lissie on her new album, My Wild West.
Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be able to review Hypoxia-the latest Kathryn Williams CD, prior to being released. (The post was scheduled on the blog!) Here, we asked Kathryn all about her career as a singer: When growing up, did you aspire to be a singer/songwriter? No I wanted to be a … Continue reading Interview: Kathryn Williams, singer/songwriter.
It has only been a little while since I interviewed Marc Martel, of Queen Extravaganza. (Click here to view if you didn't see.) The response shocked me in a way, because it showed how Queen are still a popular band. But how, and why? To explore this further, I interviewed James Rundle, of Queen Guitar … Continue reading Interview: James Rundle, Queen Guitar lessons.
Marc Martel is the lead singer of Queen Extravaganza, the brainchild of Roger Taylor (Queen drummer.) Currently, they're on tour-performing 'A Night At The Opera', on par with being the official Queen tribute band. Here, Marc took time out to answer a few of our questions-with a little help from Jordy Van De Bunt (Queen … Continue reading Interview: Marc Martel, lead singer of Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band.
I was lucky enough to be asked to review Hypoxia, released today, by One Little Indian Records. An albumm of great emotional depth, it isn't one to disappoint-and, being inspired by The Bell Jar (click here to view our review of the book), what's not to love? It was a surreal experience to share these … Continue reading Review: Hypoxia, the Sylvia Plath inspired album.*
To put it bluntly, who wouldn't want to interview Kerry Ellis? I was lucky enough to ask her about her role in CATS (Click here to book tickets) among other things. This is the official site. Now, you can read what she has to say. Hello Kerry, thank you for agreeing to this interview. When growing … Continue reading Interview; Kerry Ellis, ‘First Lady’ of the West End.