Following the release of their new EP Not Alone, we asked Carry The Crown to tell us more about the band who have become our new favourite alt-rockers by taking on our A-Z challenge!
A song that made you want to make music?
Kids In Glass Houses – Give Me What I Want
Best rider you’ve had?
All day free beer (dangerous at the start of a tour).
Craziest moment you’ve experienced in the band?
First time selling out our home city.
Deepest lyric one of your songs features?
“Everybody’s talking about how it’s not right / In the moment that you want to shout it’s alright” – From ‘Hold Me’, on our upcoming ‘Not Alone’ EP.
Easiest song you wrote?
Favourite song in your set?
Guest you’d most like to feature on your record?
Josh Franceschi of You Me At Six.
Hardest thing about being in a band?
Going back to work after an insane live show.
Interesting fact about one of your members?
Martin and Rupert love a late night, indigestion filled, Indian curry.
Jokes you have in the band?
Our guitarist Simon’s nose.
Key to writing a song?
Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?
Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?
Watching Biffy Clyro’s live sets.
New band you’d recommend?
Opening for this band would be ideal?
You Me At Six and/or Don Broco
Place you’d most like to tour?
Quote you’d like to pass on to our readers?
You’ll regret the chances you didn’t take the most.
Reason for the title of your recent/forthcoming release?
Our next EP is titled ‘Not Alone’ – it follows the theme of the EP about moving on and trying to achieve outside of the place of where you were born.
See us live at?
Tours currently being announced on our social media pages.
The old days of music were better than the current, do you agree?
Yes, absolutely. They don’t create legends like they used to.
Weird small male tank top made by mistake – it’s one of a kind!
Variations you’d like to do on any of your songs?
R’n’B remix of ‘Eyes’ on our upcoming EP.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything – they let us do what we love.
X-rays or any treatments needed for band related injuries?
Our drummer James needed a hearing test after hitting things too hard. He’s fine!
You’re late for a show, whose fault is it?
Our drummer James and our bassist Tom.
Zoo animal that best describes the personality of your band?
An octopus spinning plates.