Ellesmere Port-born singer Danny Boyle, at 17 years old aspires to follow in the footsteps of Ed Sheeran.
Danny says: “Ed is an ongoing example of how hard work really does pay off as long as you’re dedicated to what it is you want.”
Speaking of dedication, Danny first got into singing at the early age of three and his passion continued from there.
Singing isn’t his only talent, Danny said: “I first learnt guitar around the age of 12 learning from YouTube and I’ve recently taken up keyboard about 5 months ago now.”
The teenager already has a huge highlight of his music career. Danny said: “I got the chance to go to Manchester Arena to Perform for The Vamps and their managers which was a crazy experience. I got an insight into the life of a successful record label band and after seeing that it just pushed me more to work harder.”
At the end of April, Danny is off to London for a songwriting course with some industry songwriters who have worked with Pixie Lott and Little Mix. He’s also returning there to gig over summer.
He said: “I write my own songs and try to write as often as possible. I say inspiration can come from anything, maybe something you see one day that inspires an idea or sometimes it just happens-you get your instrument out and write lyrics and see where it takes you.
“It would be great to do a gig where people know all my songs and just have that audience participation with them, to know they have come especially to come and see you play your music that you spent hours working on-you know you must be doing something right.”
Danny’s family are behind him in every step of his musical career. He said: “Without my family helping me I would find it difficult to travel to gigs, they also invest in my music it shows they really believe in the career I want to pursue.”
If you have seen Danny performing live, get in touch and let us know what you thought. You can see Danny at ‘Sounds of the Acoustic’ on April 30th at Ameriesko.