Aug 24, 2012

Interview – Luke Leighfield [P+M#09]

Q1. Please Introduce Yourself.
My name’s Luke Leighfield. I’m a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Southampton, UK.

Q1 自己紹介をどうぞ。
イギリス・サウサンプトン出身のシンガーソングライターLuke Leighfieldです。

Q2. How did you start this band?
I started writing songs by myself when I was sixteen and released my first album in 2006. Since then I have released four albums and toured all over the world!

Q2 バンドを始めたきっかけは?

Q3. Who is the artist from whom you were influenced?
My favourite artists are Ben Folds, Queen, The Rocket Summer – mostly poppy bands with piano in them. I love piano-pop!

Q3 影響を受けたアーティストは?
一番好きなのはBen FoldsやQueen、The Rocket Summerとかの、ピアノの入ったバンド。ピアノポップスが大好き!

Q4. What are you just doing (release, live, recording, promo, study, work, vacance, etc..)?
I spent most of my time making music or going on tour, but I also do some other part-time work to help pay for my music.

Q4 今どんな活動をしてる?(リリース・ライブ・レコーディング・プロモーション・勉強・仕事・休暇など何でも)

Q5. What do you value most in music life?
My favourite thing about making music is touring in new places and meeting new people. I love seeing new things and getting to play in strange places!

Q5 音楽をやっていて一番大切にしている事は?

Q6. What was the first tape, record or CD you bought for yourself and when?
I think it was a Christina Aguilera tape, which isn’t very cool but it is true!

Q6 最初に買ったテープ・CD・レコードは何だった?いくつの時?
たしかChristina Aguilera。あんまりかっこ良くないけど、本当なんだ。

Q7. What is most favorite music now?
Today I’ve been listening to a Swedish post-rock band called Immanu El, a German guy called Enno Bunger, and an American singer-songwriter called Audrey Assad. I like lots of different stuff!

Q7 今一番好きな音楽は?
今日はスウェーデンのImmanu Elというポストロックバンドと、ドイツのEnno Bunger、アメリカのシンガーソングライターのAudrey Assadを聴いてたよ。色んな音楽が好きなんだ!

Q8. What is the dream in the future?
I hope to be able to make a living from making music, and I want to tour Japan, the USA and Australia. But life is already good!

Q8 今後の目標は?

Q9. Please Message to readers.
Thanks very much for reading – I hope to be able to come and play my songs for you in Japan very soon!

Q9 みんなにメッセージをお願いします。

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