Friday, 6 November 2015

The Uppercuts Q&A

Your name: 
Jamie Hall.

Where are you from? 
Essex and Hertfordshire, UK.

Name of band: 
The Uppercuts.

Who is in your band?
Jamie Hall - lead vocals & guitar
Wes Myers - lead guitar and backing vocals
Steve Dewis - drums and backing
Lee Head - bass and backing  

How would you describe yourselves and your music? 
Mix of rock, ska and punk. Energetic and upbeat with catchy melodies riffs a plenty and stomping drums. Rock with a bounce..!!

Who are your main influences musically?
Rancid, The Clash, The Jam, The Police, The Specials.

What do you hope to achieve in music?
The dream is to play music full time. It's what we all love. It's a drug ya know. Like you can't go a day without thinking about it and just itching to get on the road and hit them venues.

What has been the highlight of your career so far, and why?
Definitely supporting Rancid and Cock Sparrer at the Forum in London. What a night...!! Just spurs us on even more to make this what we do and who we are.  

And what’s the moment you want to forget?
Drinking far too much and putting on the worst set of our lives on headline slot to a full house at the Purple Turtle in Camden. Never again. We now have a no drinks policy before every gig. After the show? Fill your boots..!! 

If you had to pick just one of your songs to represent your music, what would it be and why?
That's a tough one. But maybe a track that's not yet release titled Don't Complain. It's a real upbeat bounce-along track with a positive message and I love it. Keep your ear to the ground for that one. It's coming 

Where can we listen to it?
You can't yet. But you can check out the double A side here - 

Where can we find out more about your music?
And Soundcloud of course with the link -  

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