A young lady who is a keen actor and dancer, with a particular passion for ballet having had lessons since she was three, and likes nothing more than long walks with her three year old labrador, meeting up with friends, or having a cosy evening inside watching a film with her family. On the face of it, that could the description of any normal 18 year old, but Grace Bland is not your normal young adult.
Whilst it can become encompassing to divulge into debate about the sound of Mauvey’s music or dissecting the approach he has to the release of it, energy would be better spent listening to the message cascaded through each and every single or extended play, both lyrically and in mood.
“We’re confident, carefree really about it. I love it so much and I enjoyed making it so much that I don’t really care if people like it, in a good way. I have no anxiety or nerves about it. Even if people hate it.”
“I think at some point a day will come along when it feels like “OK, it’s time to write everything down” but that day just hasn’t happened yet. Maybe it’ll be tomorrow?” – Will Valley
“For me photography is all about the lines between reality and somewhere beyond. A picture can be amazingly authentic yet transport the viewer to a world separate from their own, somewhere the imagination can really take hold.” – Harriet Brown
“A story will come out about a celebrity battling depression, but it will focus on his/her wealth and fame, like you can’t be sad if you’re rich and people like you. That stuff needs to end in order to help more people.” – James Kellegher, Eliza and the Bear.
“I live for those moments of absolute bliss and candidness. I strive to not pose and just be a fly on the wall. It’s pretty cliche, but if you look at a photo and you have some sort of emotion while looking at it, that’s a great photo.” – Jordan Knight
“From time to time an artist will recognise me from a previous gig or meeting and smile, point or pose at me for a second or two. Nobody else in the audience knows it, but myself and the artist have a moment just between us.” – Mark Cavill
“I was surrounded by photography from an early age, both my mum and dad were hobby photographers, and I was inspired by the beautiful landscape images they could capture. They certainly influenced me most.” – Tony Palmer
“It’s not every day that we’re all falling in love and being broken hearted. A lot of the time we’re just coming home from work and we’re a bit sad and there’s nothing wrong with that!” – Lauran Hibberd