Interview: Cathal J (Part 2)

by Emmy Hikins

What are your goals with your music?

This year – For Beautiful Angel- to hit 1 million streams on Spotify and eventually to chart. In 2021 to tour the Uk

What are your sources of inspiration?

Anything with a theme of hope, perseverance and overcoming. 

What’s the first step when making a new song?

The storyline and then the melody

How do you feel about the downloading of music instead of buying albums?

Mixed feelings. No loyalty. Artists have to keep turning out tracks every 3 months to stay relevant and

maintain and grow their fanbase

What would be your dreams for the act? 

To see one of my songs used as the theme song for a major 

Hollywood movie

Besides your own music, what genres and acts do you listen to?

Latin and some pop

What do you hold most dear?

My family

What would be your greatest fears for the future? 

Glad you asked. That I would become too famous. 

When you are on stage, what do you fear most then?

Fall apart

What would you do if there was no music?

Die

How important are your fans?

Very important

Name 2 of your own songs you like at the moment?

“Don’t look back” and “Beautiful Angel”

What do you feel is the best solo artist you’ve seen live? Rod Stewart

Do you have any webpages? yes, lots

Facebook , twitter, instagram, youtube

Describe your show, visually and musically – Energetic 

How do you view the music industry of today? False

What advice would you like to give other acts? Buy my new book “4.2 which is a truth bomb and will Rock

the music industry. it will be out in early October

What are the biggest obstacles for an act?

Getting recognised

How would you describe your sound in one sentence?

Raw and Emotionally penetrating

Do you have anything to add?

Thank you to England. This is my second interview with a Uk radio station.