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Introducing Songwriter Chris Davison

Chris Davison is a multi-instrumentalist who specialises in guitar and vocals. By day, Chris is a studio engineer at The Forum Music Centre in Darlington. As well as playing in three bands, Chris has made more time for his solo ventures recently. This has come at a time when he caught the attention of a well-known singer-songwriter Gerard McMahon (aka G Tom Mac).

Chris has always used Youtube as a platform to showcase his covers, originals and material from his bands, and it certainly paid off when G Tom Mac saw Chris' rendition of his song 'Cry Little Sister', the theme tune to the 80s cult movie 'Lost Boys'.

As a result, G Tom Mac invited Chris to a Lost Boys reunion at a horror film convention in Manchester on October 19 2019. Guests at the event included Lost Boys actors Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric and Alex Winter among others. As if that were not enough, G Tom Mac also asked Chris to be his support act for his gig at the Underworld Camden on October 22nd 2019.

Watch the lost boys cover here:

Quickfire Q&A with Chris

1. When did you first pick up an instrument?

When I was 7 (pots and pans)

2. Which song by another artist do you wish you’d written?

New Day - Karnivool

3. What circumstances or events make you write songs?

Generally when I'm happy or inspired from dreams.

4. What kind of impact do you expect music to have on people?

Music effects people in many different ways, depends on the set and setting.

5. What are your projects now?

Mainly just solo stuff and collabs. Hoping to start getting a band together after quarantine.

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Chris also plays in three bands:

Astoma, Kickshaws & Weekend Sun

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