Interview with Sig And The Fire Pilots

Today, we sat down with Sig and the Fire Pilots to talk inspiration to write music, heroes they looked up to, and much more! Be sure to check out the music of Sig and the Fire Pilots on Spotify below after the interview!


What is your inspiration to write your music? Is it your

Inspiration is everywhere .Had a blackbird singing an odd melody outside my bedroom window this morning and used it for a chorus ..And then , My best mate says ,You should write a song about Click Baiting) So did ..Social commentary , Anything really ….

What type of music did you listen to growing up?

Depends where you wanna start ..Early years ..Trad Jazz ..Barbour, Ball ..Ray Charles even Frank Ifield  to Jim Reeves. But later Thin Lizzy, Lynyrd Skynyrd to Steely Dan and then  Bob Marley toPinkFloyd and everything inbetween  , And of course I would have to say Lennon and Mcartney , as that’s  how I learned guitar , A Beatles book and a bedroom  and a TV ,with adverts to play along to ..

Is there someone you looked up as a hero?

Yeah ..My Dad ..Played for Villa & Everton and was Mines rescue for many years .Got torpedoed during The War ..Real life hero ! But musically my heroes are ..Lynott,Marley,Lennon & Waters-Gilmore….

If you weren’t a musician, would you be doing today?

I fit extra hydraulic services to Diggers ..(Rock Breakers) and Fast fill fuel systems ..But I always had a yearning to race Motorcycles at some level ..Still race a little ..

What advice do you have for our fans out there that want to create

Believe in yourself . If your head and your heart are in constant turmoil and disagreement ,

Id say your halfway  there ..Lol    The rest is never give up and keep practising