Interview with singer Simon Daniels
Interview with Autograph lead singer Simon Daniels
Name: Simon Daniels
Birth date: 6/24
Place of birth: Rio de Janeiro
Favorite album of all time? Too many
What is the first CD or LP you ever bought? The Beatles
A guitar: Gibson Les Paul 1976
Favorite musician: Prince
Favorite band or group: Too many
As you describe yourself ? Human being
What are your most recently completed projects?
Autograph (American Band), Flood, 1RKO, Jailhouse, Solo CD.
Who were the bands or musicians who had the greatest influence on you?
The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Kiss, Aerosmith...
What has been the most exciting moment of your career thus far?
Playing arenas and meeting fans across the world.
What is next for "Autograph", new album?
Playing live and writing as we keep on Touring this year. Possibly start recording at the end of the year.
Who is in the current lineup of the band now?
Steve Lynch- Guitars/vocals, Randy Rand- Bass/vocals, Simon Daniels- Lead vocals/guitars & Marc Wieland-Drums.
You became the frontman of Autograph. How did that come about?
Steve Plunkett, the original singer was asked to do it first and didn't want to do it. He has other interests and doesn't wanna tour anymore. I was seen playing with Jailhouse at The Monsters of Rock cruise last year and was referred to the other members of the band. They saw some of my videos on Youtube from MTV and VH1 and contacted me. We got together and it clicked immediately.
To end the interview, a phrase you want to leave ….
I try to live the highest vision of myself. I'm looking forward to go out and play with Autograph in Argentina. It's a very exciting and warm audience. Love it! Thank you! See you soon!!