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Fast Five: White Clouds and Gunfire



How did you meet and what’s the story behind your band name?

We’ve all grown up around Peterborough and we met Byron as we played a gig with his old band. As soon as we saw him, we knew we needed to steal him. Our band name comes from a line in the Musical “South Pacific”. One of the characters mistakes the gunfire smoke from the naval battles, for clouds on the horizon. We like it because the name suggests the combination of calm (white clouds) and obtrusiveness (gunfire) which kind of describes us. A lot of the time we get underestimated or misjudged, especially as I’m only 4ft 9” – it’s always nice when you can prove people wrong with what you can do as a performer and totally surprise them with the energy we have on stage.

How would you describe your music?

I guess if you needed to categorise us, we are a female fronted pop punk band. The music’s fun, lighthearted and honest. Lots of people seem to connect with our songs and our gigs are always a good time.

What have you been up to so far and what can we expect over the coming months?

We have been busy in the studio writing and recording our debut album. We have just finished filming our 3rd music video release and we’re also looking forward to theBig Cheese Magazine’s “About to Break Tour” in August.

If you could duet with anybody who would it be and why?

I’d love to sing Brown Eyed girl with Van Morrison (Evey)

What’s your desert island disc and why would you take this one album?

Michael Jackson, Thriller