Spotlight Interview Chris Ashton

Last updated: 2.44pm, Tuesday 18th October 2016 by

Chris has just signed a management deal with Connect so what better way to get to know him than a little interview

Q1. Provide a short bio about yourself
My name is 'Chris Ashton'. I'm 27 and have been writing and performing since the age of 12. From 2011 to 2015 I was the frontman of the band 'Fluorescent Hearts' where I had performed on several tours of the U.K. And an extensive tour across Asia in 2013. Currently I perform in bars and Bistros via Connect Entertainment as well as editing videos and pursuing a solo career.

Q2. People would be surprised to know what about you
I share my name with an English rugby player.

Q3. Favourite place to gig?
To date, the best gig I have played in Scotland is the Macrobert's a centre in Stirling.

Q4. Biggest music influence?
I grew up listening to a lot of punk rock. I take a lot of influence from writers like Max Martin, Ryan Tedder and Diane Warren.

Q5. Favorite current song?
Jamie Grey - Over

Q6. Favourite heckle at gigs?
"You look like a wee lassie".

Q7. One item you would couldn’t live without?
My guitar :D

Q8. Song you are requested to play the most?
Oasis -Wonderwall although the song I am least requested to play is Dr Jones by Aqua.