BBC Featured artist and London-based singer/songwriter, Charlie Freeman, aka FREEMAN Talks With TMI About His New Single “London Nights”

Hey FREEMAN!! You’ve been busy with music recently. Can you tell us what you’ve been up to?

Just finished the second album called ‘Love’ . Been making videos, preparing tour dates with my manager, getting ready to spread the Love ! S Africa our first stop .. that’s tomora

How did you get started in the music business?

I fell in love with Music as a kid. The business side came later. I made a tonne of mistakes at first. Fell for every shark going. Kept going. Honed my craft. Started to root out the charlatans ..

What inspired you to start releasing your own music?

I had a deep desire to share it and to connect to people via it . I love meeting people through the common passion of music

How would you describe your musical style as an artist?

70’s decadent rock n roll falls in love with 90’s britpop and has a bit of Americana on the side ..

What artists do you look up to right now?

Loads . Anyone who’s truthful and authentic and sings from the heart. I’m reading (another) book on Bob Marley atm, he represents the ultimate package to me as an artist . Great tunes, incredible vocals and a heartfelt, helpful, loving message

You just released your latest single “London Nights”, can you tell us the meaning behind this song?

It’s about the irony of how a packed city can be the loneliest place in the world. Feeling lost and alone.. then saved by a special person coming into your life. It’s about trust .. and love overcoming fear

You’re also gearing up for the release of your new album, can you spill any details about your new music?

We spent 18 months on this album and really raised the ante. Great players and lots of attention and time put into every Detail. Retaining its truth and heartfelt rawness but with a bit more spit and polish !

How excited are you for the world to hear your new music?

VERY ! I Adore connecting with people through the tunes !

What was it like working on your own album?

It was long hours but incredibly rewarding . We all got on great and it’s a total pleasure to have the opportunity and to work with Such gifted people

Would you say releasing this album is your biggest accomplishment in your career?

It’s defo the most exciting . I can really sense the good reactions to the music and I’m really hopeful of the reach we can have with this record. Mostly, I just want people to enjoy the music !

Are there any other fun projects in the works you can tell us about?

We are about to go on an epic world tour and will be followed by a documentary maker .. I’d be fascinated to jump in a time machine and see the finished product !!

Are you planning to perform live anytime soon?

Yes ! Braaaazil in October !

How do you want your relationship to be with your fans?

Connected. Close. Heartfelt. The fans are everything

What social media platform do you use most to stay connected to your fans?

Insta is defo my favourite. I’ve met some great people. I’m @freemanrocknroll. Be great to see ya there

Any last things you want to tell your supporters?

Love ya ! Your support means the world . Stay cool. Stay true . Be you . Big love x

 

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