HOT TAKES: Getting to know Andrew Cushin

Welcome to the feature; Hot Takes! We chat to a band or artist that we have unearthed as some what of a hidden gem and allow them the chance to introduce themselves to you, the reader.

Q1- Who is in your band?

Rich Smedley, Mich Anderson, Thomas Richards and Lewis Potts.

Q2- What is your take on your sound?

I think it’s good… it’s always developing as well which is exciting. I’m very happy with how me and the band are sounding currently.

If someone was listening to your music for the first time, what song would you tell them to listen to and why?

I think “You’ll Be Free” it’s anthemic, has a great chorus and a beauty string section. The lyrics are also quite poignant.

What is the plan for 2023?

We’ve got a UK album tour in October/December and potentially heading into Europe for a few shows before the end of the year.

What song do you wish you had written?

2 become 1Spice Girls

What three bands or artists inspired or continue to inspire you most?

Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller, The Beatles

Where can our readers see you live/listen to your music?

Across the UK tour in October, all the streaming services.

What animal represents the personality of your band?

Some kind of mental Squirrel

Elizabeth Birt

November 15, 2023

Band management assistant. Goth princess and lover of all things music and sport.


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