Rock Royalty unveiled: Queen Extravaganza’s lead singer Gareth Taylor on embracing rebellion, honouring legacy, and the magic of Queen’s music

Mar 01 2024
gareth taylor queen extravaganza on stage

As Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band produced by Roger Taylor and Brian May, prepares for their eagerly anticipated UK tour in 2024, I had the pleasure of interviewing Gareth Taylor, the band’s lead singer. Gareth, with his warm Northern English accent and undeniable charm, graciously serenaded me during our conversation, leaving me convinced that Freddie Mercury would be proud.

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Music chat! Groovin’ Down Memory Lane with James Taylor of The Prisoners

Feb 17 2024
The Prisoners

I’m taking a groovy trip through musical history with James Taylor from The James Taylor Quartet, as they dive into the revival of his legendary Brit band, The Prisoners. With a reunion gig set to shake The London Roundhouse in Camden on 24 May 2024, it’s time to prepare for a blast from the past. And none other than former label boss Steve Lamacq is on DJ and hosting duty.

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Star chat! Camille O’Sullivan: Unveiling the soul of music

Feb 15 2024
Camille O'Sullivan

Camille O’Sullivan, the enigmatic Irish singer known for her powerful voice and captivating performances, recently invited me on a journey through her stream of consciousness and the heart of music. With her soulful interpretations and captivating stage presence, Camille O’Sullivan ‘s musical adventure knows no bounds, seamlessly blending rock, theatre, and storytelling into a mesmerising experience.

When you connect two passionate women over the phone — one Irish and one Italian — the result is nothing short of explosive. Our interview, initially planned for just 20 minutes, ended up stretching over an hour, delving into a multitude of topics. From cherished musical memories and iconic figures to discussions about fencing and song-writing, our conversation covered a wide array of subjects. Yet, amidst it all, one thing became abundantly clear: Camille O’Sullivan possesses an unmatched fiery spirit and an incredible warmth that exudes a star-like quality, making her instantly likable.

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