What is your name?
What is your genre of music?
What made you go into music?
I was surrounded by music growing up and for as long as I can remember it’s all I wanted to do.
Are you a signed?
I am currently an independent artist.
You released your single ‘Fake Fine’, tell us more about the single.
It’s a fun Pop track with elements of Jon Bellion, Charlie Puth & Lauv.
What is the meaning behind ‘Fake Fine’?
Fake Fine is about struggling with mental health. Pretending to be ok when you’re really not.
Describe the track in two words.
Relevant & catchy
Who did you work with on the Single?
I wrote the song with one of my good friends Ryan Mack and I co produced the track with Cian Sweeney. Both super talented guys.
Will we see an EP or Album and if so, what can we expect?
Eventually but not this year anyway. You can expect lots of different styles!!
Watch the lyric video for Fake Fine here
Do you have any online shows coming up?
I’m hoping to do a live show on my Instagram & TikTok over the next 2 weeks.
If so where can we find the links?
Head over to my Instagram or Tiktok. @robertgracemusic on both.
What else can we expect in 2020?
Hopefully another single before the end of the year!!
Do you have any collaborations coming up with any up coming artists?
Ive got a couple of things in the pipeline but all still in the early stages. Keep an eye out though!!
Would you be up for collaborations if other musicians wanted one with you? and who would they have to contact?
Yeah of course, if I felt like the collar would be a good fit then 100%. Contact either of my managers. Dave Reid or John Glennon.
Do you play any instruments?
Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Ukulele, basic piano.
Who are your influences?
Jon Bellion, Lauv, blackbear, Billie Eilish, even some pop punk influences like Fall Out Boy, Green Day & Blink 182.
How do you get inspiration to write songs?
Personal experiences, lines from movies, stories from friends.
Where do you see yourself now in 5 Years?
Hopefully celebrating a platinum selling single and/or album.
When you’re not doing music, what do you do?
Im a husband & a father so I try spend as much time with my family as possible outside of music.
What was the song you listened to most that influenced you to go more in to the music scene?
It was probably a Fall Out Boy song!!
What’s the best advice you have ever been given?
Celebrate every little victory.
What advice would you give to aspiring musicians not about the industry and just as an artist?
Work hard, make as much music as possible and co write with as many people as you can.
What quote or saying do you always stick by?
If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.
Where in your hometown is a must go to visit?
My hometown is quite small but its very beautiful. Id just recommend visiting the whole place.
Your coming off tour;
1/ Where do you go first? Bed!
2/ Who do you see first? My Wife & Son. Córríne & Lincoln.
3/What do you eat first? KFC
When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you cannot forget?
Lyrics, guitar, microphone, harmony pedal, all my leads.
Or if I’m going to someone else’s gig:
Phone, wallet, friends, tickets, glasses.