Alan Roberts's portrait

Alan lent himself to the game of portraits, here are some answers to our questions ...

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Since when do you evolve in music?

Alan :
Since I heard 'Eleanor Rigby' in August 1966!
I started with the bands in 1978 on drums and 1985 on vocals but it was in 1998 when I became a singer in the band Blah Blah and realized I was a professional singer.

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What are your musical influences?

Alan :
So this is a very long list!
The Beatles, Beethoven, Frank Sinatra, The Sweet, David Bowie, Black Sabbath, Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Bob Marley, Diamond Head, Prince and Jeff Buckley are the main ones.

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Have you already recorded an album or an EP?

Alan :
Yes with Blah Blah in 2004 we recorded 'Tellitlikeitis'...
It was done in Biot at our future guitarist Seb Gastaldi's place ! But no hit despite the presence of the sublime title 'On The Radio

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Which song fits you best?

Alan :
This is the first 45 record I ever bought... Stardust' by David Essex.... and 46 years later it seems to me that it was me who wrote it !

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Which artist would you like to share the stage with?

Alan :
Brian Robertson guitarist of Thin Lizzy

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What are your other passions or interests besides music?

Alan :
Family and friends...

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If you could only keep 3 albums among all the ones you own, which ones would you keep?

Alan :
Led Zeppelin 'Physical Graffiti'
Thin Lizzy 'Live And Dangerous'
Jeff Buckley 'Grace'

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What is the unmentionable song you sing in your shower?

Alan :
There is not!!! I always sing the same two songs since forever!!! 'Fire and Water' and 'Heavy Load' from the band Free.

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Define, in 3 words, what music means to you

Alan :
Love, Suffering, Brotherhood.

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