I am all about going back to my roots, singing the songs that I love most and paying tribute to some of my favourite artists. And in every song that I sing, there's a little piece of the influencers and inspirations that I encountered on my musical journey.
'We're a gigging band in Scotland,' Andy Clucas tells me. 'We started as an acoustic band back in the winter of 2007, and a lot of people told us we had a Dexys [Midnight Runners] sound, probably because our sound is...eclectic.'
Some people's perception of a musician's life style is that it is very glamorous and a walk in the park. As a musician I look out onto a world of people going about a seemingly normal nine to five lifestyle and their routine, and feel a mixture of envy and confusion.