Having recently performed 6 gigs in one weekend in 3 cities during his Big Weekender tour, we thought we’d catch up with the gold selling artist to discuss the new album, being young, and what he’s up to next!
We saw you in Live Lounge today, how was that? Yeah it was good, I’ve done so many of them but it was quite special this time. We had a string quartet and it was astonishing just how good they were. They make me sound a lot better so I’m quite happy!
Do you like doing covers then? It kind of makes your job a little more exciting ‘cus when you’re just doing the same stuff all the time… it doesn’t get boring, but it’s just nice to reinvigorate yourself. It’s not often you get to perform with just a pianist and a string quartet so it does make everything more exciting.
Your shows are usually really big so it must be different to do something like this? Yeah! Well I’m used to doing festivals and arenas, y’know with lazers and fire and all that sort of thing, so it’s nice to know that you can strip the songs back to just a piano, which we’ve done in the past. So it’s nice to know that we can do that and still put on a good show.
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