How old are you?
What is your genre of music?
Give us a little Bio of you.
Natalie Shay: 16 year old multi award winning singer/songwriter and BRIT School student, who is no stranger to playing venues across London, Including. The Roundhouse, The 100 club, Half Moon Putney, The Bedford, The12 Bar Club, Hyde Park and Hard Rock Calling at the Olympic Park. Natalie has shared the stage with acts as diverse as Soul II Soul and Hudson Taylor.
A three time finalist and two time winner of the Mayor of London, Gigs: Big Busk competition. The winner, of Open Mic UK. The winner of the guardian Future8 2014 Music Award. And the winner of the London Music Award for Best Undiscovered Talent.
Natalie’s début single ‘Follow You Home’ reached number 15 in the singer/songwriter iTunes top 200 chart.
How long have you been doing music?
What made you go in to music?
What’s it like being a Brit School Student?
it’s good to be at a school full of other like minded people, where you are free to use fellow students for inspiration and support.
What’s the best experience you’ve had at Brit School so far?
My end of year 11 show
Are you a signed Artist?
What instruments do you play?
piano, guitar, sing
Who are your influences?
kate nash, James Bay, George ezra
When will your new material be out?
How do you get inspiration to write songs?
observing people and general life experiences
Where do you see yourself in 2-5 Years?
gigging regularly with a larger following
When your not doing music,what do you do?
being a typical teenager and going to other peoples gigs
If you could collaborate with one UK Artist or band who would it be?
If you could collaborate with one USA Artist or band who would it be?
Where is your dream venue or festival to perform in UK?
Where is your dream venue or festival to perform in USA?
Madison square garden
What advice would you give to aspiring musicians?
take every opportunity you can to perform
What quote or saying do you always stick by?
everything happens for a reason
When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you can not forget?
guitar pick, capo & strap
Do you have social media accounts so your fans can follow you?
Twitter ; @natalieshay_