With A Little Help From Her Friends

An aspiring Wirral singer has proved she can more than get by with a little help from her friends.

Helen Downey called upon pals to help her record her first single which was first broadcast on Radio Clatterbridge.

Helen Downey with Steve Evans

The 22 year old model from Tranmere popped into the station to talk about her hopes for the future and to give the song its first airplay.

Helen told presenter Steve Evans how her friends who have got her to this stage.

Scroll down to hear the interview and the track

A number of them are musicians who have helped Helen put some of the tracks together.

"I'd love it as a career. I'm just going to keep singing, keep practicing and hopefully one day make it as a big superstar." - Singer Helen Downey

She also became pally with a local producer who recorded her first track No More at studios in Hamilton Square, Birkenhead.

And it was friend and Radio Clatterbridge presenter Steve Pavett who arranged for Helen to debut the song exclusively for listeners in Clatterbridge.

"The track is absolutely brilliant that she's put together. I'm going to encourage her as much as I can." - Presenter Steve Pavett

Helen Downey in the studio

The former Prenton High School and Wirral Met student studied music at GCSE and says she has a passion for music.

She says the single is the first of many. We wish her the best of luck!

Wirral singer Helen Downey speaks to Steve Evans on Radio Clatterbridge 1386am by Radio Clatterbridge on Mixcloud