BACKSTAGE With LENNON STELLA
Lennon Stella Blue Q.
Jonas Liam Payne
“I was on the TV show Nashville for six years so I was tied down, in a positive way. I got to write all that time and develop. It was bittersweet when the show ended but these songs have all come up in the last few years and so did that bass heavy sound. I ended up doing a lot of the songs during a writing camp in Nicaragua.”
How did the Jonas Blue single come about?
A. This guy Roman who I worked with in London talked about me and somehow I got thrown in the bucket and they reached out to me to sing my vocal. I was in London and it was super-cool and great to cut vocals in the same room as Liam Payne. It’s very rare to actually be in the same room these days. It’s way more pop than my own vibe but I love it.
Was Jonas Blue pulling our leg when he said Cheryl was originally going to sing your part? A. I heard that story and I was like, ‘Wait he didn’t tell me that’. But it makes a good gossip story.
So you must have been the right age to appreciate One Direction?
To be honest I was not much of a 1D fan, it was always my friends who loved them. So it was never crazy for me to meet Liam. I wasn’t super freaked out but he’s so chilled anyway its impossible to freak out
SOPHIE Ellis-Bextor, Chrissie Hynde, The Feeling Beverley Knight Q.
Yeah I’ve been avoiding Twitter because that’s where all the 1D stuff is. There were a lot of things people were running with like, ‘Who’s this new Cheryl lookalike?’. It doesn’t really bother me because it’s so not personal, they would be like that with any girl around him. It’s nothing
YOU may recognise this rising star from her six-year stint on hit TV show Nashville.is now 19 years of age and following her hit collaboration withand – Polaroid – is primed for big things as a solo star.Her dreamy debut EP Love, Me is out now and the charming Canadian told me all about it.Where did your laid-back musical style come from?A. Q. Q. Q. A. and are joining forces to save London’s charity All Stars Boxing Gym.The acts will perform together in a special gig to help raise around him. He’s such a normal dude.But his fans get pretty possessive don’t they?A. Q. So next year will we get to see you in the UK more?I would love to do more. I just love London and I would live there in a heartbeat. money at the sporting venue on December 16 to try to keep its doors open.Sophie said: “It’s an amazing place which has genuinely helped the local community.”Buy your tickets now.