Our featured music artist for January 2015 JAMES KING chats with us in his biggest interview to date.
The rising star who is predicted for success, talks to MarkMeets about his favourite venues to perform at, dream collaborations and more as we get to know him.
What kind of music are you listening to at the moment?
At the moment I’m into an array of artists and genres. I think my top 3 would be Jack White (White Stripes, The Raconteurs and Jack White himself), The intermission project and Keaton Henson.
What would people find out about you from a reality documentary?
– Although I’m from the North, my accent is far from Northern.
– I’m extremely weird when it comes to my sense of humour.
Is there anyone you would love to work with?I always love working with other artists, it’s a great way to create something new out of one another individual sounds. The people I would most like to work with would be:
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So your fans can get to know you better, we have 20 quick-fire questions, first answer that comes into your head please:
Favourite TV Programme? At the moment Game of thrones
Do you have any bad habits? I bite my finger nails when under pressure or angry.
What was the first single you ever bought? From what I remember, it was Linkin park – Meteora
Favourite Drink? Nikka, single malt, 12 year, Japanese Whiskey, double with Two ice cubes.
What item couldn’t you live without? Nothing really, I kind of value everything the same. On importance it would be my phone.
What are you most scared of? Clowns
Favourite food? At the moment I love Sushi
If you could star in a film which film would you pick? Fight club
When was the last time you told a lie? About a week ago “I totally agree with you, you are so right”
Tell us your favourite joke? A man walk into a greasy spoon, he sees a Jamaican man choking. He runs over to help him. After stopping him choking he looks at the mans sandwich, it has 2 beer cans in it. “All I asked for was a Bacon sandwich!!” The Jamaican whimpered.
Fave 3 sights in London? Richmond park in the summer, Brick lane Graffiti and the British history museum
Best holiday destination (Been on) Swiss alps
Night in or night out? Depends on the people
Main course or dessert? Main course, every time
What did you want to be when you were five years old? Brain surgeon
Posh restaurant of a wetherspoons? Posh restaurant, but none of those gourmet sized meals!!
Last person you called? Alex, my girlfriend
Who did you find sexy Rose Huntington Whiteley, The bass player out of Paper Aeroplanes and my girlfriend
If you weren’t making music what would you be doing? Teaching snowboarding somewhere cold and snowy.
Finally, Tipped as one of our rising stars of 2015 – what’s coming up for you this year? – My 3 E.P’s (First one is coming out in March)
– Touring France and Germany with the release of my charity single ‘Breathe’
– American festivals