What’s next for you?

Recording and releasing the album is the main thing on my mind at the moment. Then plenty of touring, I hope.

What would you like to do before the end of 2012?

Start writing the second album.

What’s the weirdest thing that’s happened to you on tour?

The weirdest but greatest thing was getting a girl up on stage to sing Nightbus with me in Boston and she cracked out some amazing harmonies.

Who were your main musical influences growing up?

Growing up I mainly listened to the radio. My mum loves Barry White and my dad loves Phil Collins.

Which song do you wish you had written?

I’ll Get By – Shirley Bassey.

Have you got any advice for new artists starting off at the moment?

I’m all about open mics, I love them.

What are you listening to at the moment?

The Maccabees album Given To The Wild and Feist’s album Metals.

You’ve supported many great bands – which tour did you have the most fun on?

The last tour I just did with Bombay Bicycle Club around America and Canada was definitely the funniest tour I’ve been on.

Describe yourself in three words?

Many smile lines…

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