Boasting one of the most emotional music videos we have ever seen and a sound reminiscent of when Keane were worthy of the hype, London based songsmith Keels is set to be one of 2017’s most talked about breakout artists. To celebrate his new single Surrender, we caught up with him for a trip down musical memory lane.
What song reminds you most of your childhood?
My Girl-Temptations, 2 Pac- Changes, Green Day- Basket Case, Otis Reading-Sitting on the Dock of the Bay, Roy Orbison- Only the Lonely, Michael Jackson-Black or White. Buddy Holly-Peggy Sue. Nat King Cole – Unforgettable
Which song inspired you to become a musician/singer?
Elvis Presley- Jailhouse Rock
Which song do you wish you had written?
Boy Named Sue – Johnny Cash.
Which artist/band has been the most inspirational to you?
Roy Orbison/Johnny Cash/Sam Cooke
Which song/album currently dominates your attention?
The National-Trouble Will Find Me.
Who would you most like to collaborate with?
Eminem- I think he has an incredible imagination and mind, and it would be awesome to spend a day in the studio with him and see what we came up with.