Destined for a profession in music Marlo grew up surrounded by musicians and devices as his father, Nick Richards is best-known for his work as lead singer and founding father of 80s band Boys Don’t Cry. By this starvation for music Marlo wrote and recorded his first observe “16 Day Desires” on the age of simply 15 which was adopted by a music video co-starring supermodel Kaia Gerber. Shortly after this Marlo was getting ready music for movie scores and his observe ‘Deep Finish’ featured within the brief movie ‘The Inheritance’ starring Peter Andre, performing all of the instrumentation to the music himself. We caught up with Marlo to seek out out extra…
Hello Marlo, how are you? What have you ever been as much as?
Hello I’m doing good! Effectively, lately I’ve simply been primarily engaged on new music. I additionally began a band with a couple of pals, which goes very well. We simply completed our 2nd gig two weeks in the past, I’m actually having fun with taking part in stay music.
Undoubtedly you grew up surrounded by music on account of your Dad, Nick Richards, and Boys Don’t Cry. Inform us about how this has influenced you?
Like most children they appear as much as their dads it doesn’t matter what they do. So as a result of my dad was a musician I routinely thought music was the good factor ever. Rising up, my dad and mom all the time had music taking part in from David Bowie to the Rolling Sones I used to be uncovered to all of it at an early age which undoubtedly had an impression on not solely my musical style however my songwriting type as effectively.
How are you feeling because the launch of your debut single?
I’m actually feeling good because the launch of Time Will Inform. I’m excited to see the place this track goes, and what alternatives it brings. Profitable or not I’m simply comfortable that this track is on the market for folks to listen to.
Who would you say are your musical icons?
Relating to my musical icons so many come to thoughts however the ones that impressed me essentially the most need to be the Beatles, David Bowie, Bob Marley, Slipknot, 2pac and Sade.
The video for ‘Time Will Inform’ exhibits you wandering round London however you’ve gotten additionally spent numerous time within the US. Do you suppose your music resonates extra with the UK viewers, or the viewers within the States?
This can be a powerful query if I am being trustworthy haha, I can’t actually say which viewers my music resonates with extra I wish to suppose it resonates with each audiences equally.
Inform us a bit concerning the idea behind your video.
For the video, I needed to verify it matched the vibe of the track which to me is unhappy/hopeful. it’s a laid again observe so I needed the video to characterize that as effectively. There wasn’t a storyline we have been attempting to observe or something we needed a extra candid pure impact which I feel we pulled of fairly effectively
Which artists are you listening to proper now?
The artists/ bands I’m at the moment listening to proper now are Rick James, Invoice Withers, Anita Baker and Labi Siffre.
Do you’ve gotten any plans for future releases, or exhibits in 2022?
I hope to have yet another track launched earlier than the tip of the yr. And for footwear, I plan on taking part in fairly often with my band and on my own.
What are your hopes to your future in music?
My hopes for my future in music is that I simply keep true to myself, sure some success can be beautiful! However it doesn’t matter what occurs so long as I’m making music that I really like and makes me comfortable I’ll be simply tremendous.