PRIMES take on the A-Z challenge

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the many artists around. Here it is the turn of Ollie to tell us all we need to know about PRIMES!

A song that made you want to make music?

Heartbreak HotelElvis

Best rider you’ve ever had?

Buckfast, Beer, Irn-Bru and Skittles

Craziest thing you’ve experienced in the band?

Any road trip in the PRIMES wagon.

Deepest lyric one of your songs features?

The bright side of this life, nothing’s ever set in stone

Easiest song you wrote?

Dreamer and I.

Favourite song in your set?


Guest you’d most like to feature on your record?

Dave Grohl 

Hardest thing about being in a band?

Still having to work a job.

Interesting fact about one of your members?

Ollie used to do ballet.

Jokes you have in the band?

Sometimes we talk like the Sims.

Key to writing a song?


Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?

500 miles but we’d walk 500 more.

Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?

The Rolling Stones cause they’re still going.

New band you’d recommend?

Red Rum Club.

Opening for this band would be ideal?

Biffy Clyro.

Place you’d most like to tour?


Quote you’d like to pass on to our readers?

Bucky is a cure all.

Reason for the title of your recent/forthcoming release?

Hope and self belief. You never know what’s round the corner.

See us live at?

Eh6 Festival on Sunday 1st of December.

The old days of music were better than the current, do you agree?


Unusual merchandise?

We’ve got cigarette skins.

Variations you’d like to do of any of your songs?

We want a dance remix at some point.

What do your fans mean to you?

They’re the best. Couldn’t ask for a better bunch! ❤️

X-rays or any treatments needed for band related injuries?

Reece has broken his hand but fortunately nothing else yet!

You’re late for a show, whose fault is it?

Reece and Sarah they have THE WORST time keeping.

Zoo animal that best describes the personality of your band?

A Zebra cause they know the dress code.

Elizabeth Birt

November 28, 2019

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


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