Bulgaria’s 2020 Eurovision act VICTORIA recently released her entry for the 2020 competition. ‘Tears Getting Sober’ – out now – is a beautifully produced piece of orchestral pop, full of magical strings reminiscent of a show-stopping Disney ballad. Ahead of the event, we asked Victoria some questions about Eurovision, her music, and her upcoming livestream.
Irish pop folk band Keywest formed in Dublin Ireland in 2011. Comprising Andrew Kavanagh, Andrew Glover, James Lock, and Harry Sullivan, the group recently signed to Marshall Records in Europe, and Eleven Seven Records in America, through which they’ve released their new album, ‘Ordinary Superhero’.
Alphabeat are back! Best known for their hit singles, ‘Fascination’, and ‘10,000 Nights’, as well as their eponymous debut album, the Danish pop group from Silkeborg return from a six year hiatus with their new single, ‘Shadows’. Their fourth album is set for release later this year via Warner Music. Lisa caught up with the group after their recent appearance at SXSW and asked them six quick questions!
We first came across Edward Cantu with his song ‘Coalesce’, a glorious track that feels to us a bit like a laid back version of Jackson Browne’s ‘Late For The Sky’, and sonically, with touches of Bon Iver’s ‘Holocene’, and The War On Drugs’ ‘Knocked Down’. Looking deeper, Edward has a lot more music behind him, and an interesting backstory, so we asked him six (or more) quick questions.
Yesterday we wrote about Amaru’s empowering new single, ‘Champagne Attitude (Rap-Titude Mix)’. We found him to be very interesting, and so invited him to answer six quick questions for us. True to our impressions, Amaru came back with some very informative answers, giving a deep insight into the music business, as well as other aspects of the entertainment industry.
Born into a musical family, the niece of 80s icon Hazel O’Connor, Charlie Melrose comes into her own with the release of empowering new single, ‘The Original Ghost’. Tackling “ghosting” in her single, a concept that’s very personal to her, Charlie gets candid in conversation with us about her relationship with her absent father, advice she would give to someone experiencing the heartbreak and insecurity that comes with ghosting, and more.
Earning her stripes touring as a backing vocalist for the likes of Rita Ora, Ella Eyre, Bebe Rexha and Martin Garrix rising singer/songwriter Natasha Marie Stewart, makes a beginning with her solo career with the release of debut single, ‘Speed Limit’, under the moniker NA•MA•STE. In conversation with her, she reveals the message behind the single, her influences, and the interesting story behind her stage name.
Australian actress and singer/songwriter Clare Bowen will be familiar to viewers of the drama series, ‘Nashville’, where she’s played the part of Scarlett O’Connor since 2012. She’s left the series now, and is set to release her eponymous debut album tomorrow, ahead of UK tour, which commences 2 September. We caught up with Clare for Six Quick Questions, shortly before she took off for London.
Liv Austen has signed with NUA Entertainment, and is set to release a new album in the autumn. After playing numerous shows this year – including the prestigious C2C, as as a variety of festivals – Liv’s next move is her latest single, ‘Window Shopping’. We had the chance to ask Liv six quick questions ahead of the release of the upbeat, high energy track, on 20 July.
We’ve spoken to Germein a few times over the years, and so we welcome the chance to catch up with them and find out what they’ve been up to. This year the trio from South Australia are performing at the Isle Of Wight Festival, before embarking on a 15 date arena tour supporting Little Mix. Lisa was excited to find out more.