Belfast singer Colm McIntyre has released his new song, I'm Your Man. We asked him the BIG questions . . .
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Tell us three things about yourself?
I'm a singer/songwriter from Belfast and I have a seven-piece band called The Slipstream Band complete with a full brass section.
My musical releases have raised over £2000 for charities including supporting homelessness, mental health and food banks.
I have a music podcast where I interview artists about their careers and help others learn from their knowledge. The guests so far have included Cormac Neeson of The Answer (supported Rolling Stones, The Who and AC/DC) and also DJ Brandon Block (three top five UK hits and Brit award).
How would you describe your music?
Music that moves the soul.
Who are your musical inspirations?
Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison, Prince, Tom Waits, Paulo Nutini, George Ezra, Gregory Porter, John Mayer, Foy Vance
How did you occupy yourself during the coronavirus lockdown?
Wrote a new album due for recording and release in 2021. Worked on the promotion for this new single. I had to take back my old job as a lab assistant working for the NHS Nightingale hospital in Belfast, all the staff here have been amazing in dealing with Covid-19 situation.
What’s your favourite song right now?
I’m really enjoying Gregory Porter’s new song Mister Holland.
Favourite lyric of all time?
Everything dies baby that’s a fact, But maybe everything that dies, someday comes back - Atlantic City by Bruce Springsteen
If you could only listen to one song for the rest of your life what would it be?
Purple Rain – Prince
Where can people find your music/more information?
Colm McIntyre on Facebook
ColmMcIntyre1 on Instagram