John Newman - John Newman sounds like a 'goat'

Picture:

John Newman's voice sounds like a ''dying goat''.

The 'Love Me Again' singer admits his unique tone divides people, and though some find his voice soulful, others are not so enamoured by his singing.

He said: ''Some say it sounds like a dying goat. Some say it's soul singing.''

Although John, 22, has suffered problems in his life - including his father walking out on himself, his brother and mother when he was just six years old, having two close friends die in a car accident, and being diagnosed with a non-cancerous brain tumour - he doesn't feel sorry for himself as the experiences have made him more ''mature'' and given him the drive to succeed.

He told Q magazine: ''The best thing about that period, losing my friends, was that matured me. It shook me very, very hard and woke me up to the real world. And then the thing that followed [the tumour] gave me another kick in the a**e. The day I got out of the hospital I thought, 'Right, I'm off to make a f***ing record.''


Contactmusic

Tags: John Newman

Advertisement

More John Newman

Calvin Harris Scores Fifth U.K. No.1 Single With 'Blame' Ft John Newman

Calvin Harris' domination of the U.K. music charts continues as he just landed his fifth No.1 single with 'Blame' featuring John Newman. The Scottish DJ...

Calvin Harris feat. John Newman - Blame Video

With Calvin Harris set to release his fourth studio album currently in the works, the Scottish DJ has teamed up with singer John Newman for...

Isle of Wight Festival 2014 Review

If there's something to take away from this year's Isle of Wight Festival, it's probably sunburn. Unlike the mud bath of two years ago, 2014...

It's Almost Here! 25 Must See Acts For Coachella 2014

Coachella Festival is nearly here, bringing with it one hell of a weekend chock full of great food, exciting entertainment and, most importantly, amazing music.Arguably...

Advertisement

'Now That's What I Call Music 87' Released 7th April 2014

NOW That's What I Call Music is back with the first instalment of the 2014 numbered NOW series with NOW 87. Expect the biggest and...

Pinkpop 2014 Announce Headliners The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys, Metallica Plus Many More

Pinkpop is proud to announce that The Rolling Stones will be headlining the first day of the festival. The Rolling Stones - 14 ON FIRE...

Isle Of Wight Festival Announce Exclusive Performance Sunday 15th June 2014 Kings Of Leon

Topping off our Main Stage headliners on Sunday 15th June, Kings of Leon make a much-anticipated return to the Isle of Wight Festival for avery...

Advertisement

Comments

John Newman Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on John Newman

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All