Midland rockers HVMM have just released the first real anthem of 2017. While the mainstream wail on about the rock transformation of Harry styles, we suggest they isten to Lacerate to see how it is really. We caught up with frontman Andy to find out what songs have shaped his listening experience.
What song reminds you most of your childhood?
Billy Childish & Holly Golightly – Demolition Girl. The lyrics remind me of a struggle with the opposite sex. Youth.
Which song inspired you to become a musician/singer?
It wasn’t a song. More the first opportunity to create something I enjoyed was given through music.
Which song do you wish you had written?
John Cage – 4’33
Which artist/band has been the most inspirational to you?
Many have been inspirational for different reasons. Led Zeppelin where the first band I truly listened to, in the sense i was drawn into the songwriting. So gun to the head, it would have to be them!
Which song/album currently dominates your attention?
Billy Childish & Sexton Ming – The Cheeky Cheese
Who would you most like to collaborate with?
At This Minute. Billy Childish