GET TO KNOW: Ben Denny Mo
After spending the last few years releasing a flurry of bold and impressive offerings, Fakenham-based singer and songwriter Ben Denny Mo has now returned to deliver his latest shimmering effort '6AM'.
Showing off his masterful acoustic guitar playing from start to finish, '6AM' makes for a distinctive and energetic return for the frontman. Keeping the production stripped back as far as possible, the artist fills the breadth of this single with his rich and dynamic songwriting throughout.
So with the new track doing the rounds, we sat down with him to find out more about his background and inspirations over the years.
What was the first instrument you learned to play?
The first instrument I learnt to play was the didgeridoo.
What was the first album you remember owning?
Burn by Deep Purple.
Did you ever form a band when you were younger and if so, what did they sound like?
I formed a band when I was 12 called True Blue and it was awful- you can still find a video or 2 on Youtube.
What is a song you wish you had written yourself?
I wish I had written Great Gig in the Sky by Pink Floyd.
What has been the most thrilling moment about creating your own music?
The most thrilling moment has been playing at Glastonbury at 3am after hours to 100 people behind a bar as i was serving coffee - was a massive laugh.
And what about the most frustrating part?
The most frustrating part is the long drives all around the country.
Which artist would you most love to share a stage with?
I’d love to share a stage with John Butler.
Where do you see yourself in five years time?
In five years time I hope to be playing at Glastonbury on the Pyramid stage and making my pizza business a huge thing.
Ben Denny Mo's new single '6AM' is available to stream now. Check it out below.