Tally Spear takes on the A-Z Challenge

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the many bands and artists out there. Here it’s the turn of Tally Spear to tell us all about herself!

A song that made you want to make music?

Killing in the Name Rage Against the Machine!

Best rider you have had?

Ask me again in a few years… I have some ideas.

Craziest moment you’ve experienced in music?

Selling out Ronnie Scott’s as my first proper show!

Deepest lyric one of your songs features?

“I’m barely alive, not living the dream, I thought I knew better.” (Death Anxiety) Most of my lyrics are a pretty deep though really 😉

Easiest song you wrote?

Already Gone

Favourite song in your set?

No Observing (unreleased)

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

Kid Brunswick, WILLOW, Miley!!

Hardest thing about being a musician?

The super steep climb.

Interesting fact about you?

I’ve never eaten meat!

Jokes you like to tell?

Anything dry and sarcastic / people can’t ever really tell whether I’m joking or not.

Key to writing a song?

Write something you’d want to listen to.

Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?

Liverpool. (Damn I really need to get out the UK)

Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?

Billie Eilish, RORY.

New band/artist you’d recommend?

Lolo, Carpark, Cassyette

Opening for this band/artist would be ideal?


Place you’d most like to tour?


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

“If you can see it in your mind, you can hold it in your hand.”

Reason for the title of your forthcoming release?

That’s what the song is about 😉

See me live at?

Folklore, Hoxton on Fri 18th November.

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

I really do.

Unusual merchandise?

Alien Ski Masks.

Variations you’d like to do on one of your songs?

A dance remix of Death Anxiety!

What do your fans mean to you?

I mean c’mon, they would mean everything to any artist.

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

No luckily but have chipped a tooth on a microphone and needed to get that filled in….

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

Mine, always.

Zoo animal that best describes your personality?

Monkey. PS. Boycott zoos

Elizabeth Birt

November 8, 2022

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


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