I got really into early Bowie (like The London Boys era), then came T.Rex, Queen, Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel and of course Michael Jackson. I tried writing songs when my cousin gave me my first keyboard, a little casio. I wrote a song called "The Stomach Ground" about a village of people living on someone's stomach. I basically wrote more and more songs, and figured out how to multi-track using a double cassette deck.
Music was where I was heading. I left school to get a job in a recording studio, I made tea and set-up microphones. Then I set-up The Canvas Room, my own little studio and record label. I made an e.p called the So So...e.p and started playing shows around London.
Someone who heard the So So...e.p happened to run a big studio in New Jersey USA and I was invited out there to record another e.p and I wrote an e.p called The Diary Of Rodney Harvey, inspired by an article I had read about the tragic rise and fall of this promising star. I ended up living in Manhattan for a few months, playing music, writing songs and working in studios. I moved back to New Jersey and somehow got a room in the house that Frank Sinatra grew up in. I bought a little Casio keyboard, just like the one my cousin had given me when I was five and I started writing songs for my first album. "Gary Go" my debut album is available to buy NOW on iTunes: http://tinyurl.com/garygo Read more on Last.fm.
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