Sam Fender

Sam Fender axes two shows due to illness

Sam Fender axes two shows due to illness

Sam Fender has been forced to cancel a two shows due to illness. The ‘Play God’ hitmaker is having to push back his O2 Academy Bristol and O2 Academy Birmingham gigs on December 5 and December 6 respectively, as he has been struck down with a "respiratory track infection". Sam has vowed to "make it up" to his fans and is rescheduling the two shows to January 31 in B... »

Sam Fender was frustrated at not being as successful as George Ezra and Hozier

Sam Fender was frustrated at not being as successful as George Ezra and Hozier

Sam Fender was "chewing" his "face off in frustration" when the likes of George Ezra and Hozier’s careers exploded and his didn’t. The ‘Dead Boys’ hitmaker was "desperate" to become a pop star and felt depleted when a whole group of singer/songwriters and bands like Catfish and the Bottlemen’s careers took off, so he decided to have one l... »

Sam Fender’s snub to school bullies

Sam Fender’s snub to school bullies

Sam Fender loves telling the people who bullied him at school to "f**k off" now they want to be his friend because of his music success. The ‘Hypersonic Missiles’ hitmaker is often asked to perform at the weddings of his former classmates, despite them not liking him when they were at school together, and he takes great pleasure in suggesting he’d rather play at their f... »

Sam Fender has his former bar manager to thank for launching his career

Sam Fender has his former bar manager to thank for launching his career

Sam Fender has his former bar manager to thank for launching his music career. The ‘Play God’ hitmaker had spent years auditioning for acting roles and he worked in a bar to save up money to go up to London each time he got a call to tryout for a role. But after having no luck and running out of money, he decided to give music a go. One day his manager at the pub told him to go and sit... »

Sam Fender wants people to stop comparing him to Bruce Springsteen

Sam Fender wants people to stop comparing him to Bruce Springsteen

Sam Fender wants people to stop comparing him to Bruce Springsteen and Oasis. The ‘Play God’ hitmaker has been touted as the next Springsteen and his songs have drawn similarities to the ‘Wonderwall’ hitmakers, but he thinks it’s silly because the former is "one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time" and Oasis are irreplaceable. Sam told The Belfast... »

Sam Fender’s song Dead Boys saved a fan’s life

Sam Fender’s song Dead Boys saved a fan’s life

Sam Fender was stunned when he discovered his song ‘Dead Boys’ helped save the life of a suicidal man. The 25-year-old English singer/songwriter penned the track – which features on his debut album ‘Hypersonic Missiles’ – about a friend who took his own life and this year he was told the story of fan who was considering ending it all only to be pulled back from ... »

Sam Fender lives at home still

Sam Fender lives at home still

Sam Fender still lives with his mum and dad. The ‘Play God’ rocker – who won the BRITS Critics’ Choice Award in February – has admitted he is still crashing at his parents house in North Shields and has his meals cooked by his mum and admitted he would be given a "slap" if he ever let fame go to his head. He told The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre column: &qu... »

Sam Fender loved Lewis Capaldi’s Glastonbury jibe at Noel Gallagher

Sam Fender loved Lewis Capaldi’s Glastonbury jibe at Noel Gallagher

Sam Fender says his friend Lewis Capaldi’s Glastonbury Festival jibe at Noel Gallagher was "quality". Lewis, 22, jokingly trolled the former Oasis star as he took to The Other Stage at the festival last week in a green parka and matching bucket hat, the Britpop group’s trademark outfits in the 90s, as a clip of Noel saying "Who’s this Capaldi fella?" played on... »

Sam Fender spent two weeks in silence to recover vocals

Sam Fender spent two weeks in silence to recover vocals

Sam Fender had to be silent for two weeks to recover from vocal problems. The ‘Play God’ hitmaker, who has suffered issues with his vocals cords, has been warming up his voice by playing the "most annoying instrument", the kazoo, a mouth organ which adds a buzzing tone to vocals, after his spell of silence. Speaking about his recovery after recent illness prevented him from p... »

Sam Fender has pulled out of Glastonbury

Sam Fender has pulled out of Glastonbury

Sam Fender has pulled out of Glastonbury due to "illness". The 25-year-old singer was due to take to the John Peel stage at the music extravaganza, held at Worthy Farm, near Pilton, on Friday (28.06.19) but has announced he’s had to cancel his performance because he "needs longer to recover from illness". In a message on Twitter, he wrote: "Absolutely gutted to share... »

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