Singer Sam Follows In His Parents' Footsteps

A Wirral teenager is hoping to follow in his parents' footsteps by becoming a successful local musician.

Sam McDermott came in to the Radio Clatterbridge studios to share some of his tracks and tell listeners all about his aspirations.

Singer Sam McDermott as Michael Buble 

The 19 year old, who also plays drums and keyboards, told presenter Steve Evans how he's made a solo CD but wants to collaborate with other artists.

Listeners heard how he is a fan of jazz and swing music and sounds a bit like Michael Buble!

Hear the full interview and Sam's music below

Sam's parents Karen and Nick are both successful musicians locally and nationally as Picasso Moon and as an part of an Abba tribute band called Abbarella.

"I was inspired by my parents... Ever since I heard them sing from a young age I knew what I wanted to do." - Singer Sam McDermott

He plans to write his own music and has already had auditions for TV talent shows The X Factor and The Voice.

Sam, who lives in Ellesmere Port, has recorded at studios in Whitby and hopes to be the next big thing.

Wirral singer Sam McDermott speaks to Steve Evans on Radio Clatterbridge by Radio Clatterbridge on Mixcloud

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