60 Seconds With… Sabrina & The Red Vans

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60 Seconds With… Sabrina & The Red Vans


Define your genre in five words or less.
Sassy Rock, with extra soul.

So, someone is walking past as you guys are playing, they then go get a beer and tell their friend about you… what do they say?
Let’s shout this band a beer!

How long have you been gigging and writing?
We’ve been together for two years, however we have been writing for many more years.

What has been your favourite gig you’ve played to date?

Woodford. Beautiful people, lots of rain, but a whole bucket of fun.

Which band would you most like to have a battle/showdown with? 

Any outfit with Bettye LaVette on vocals.

What inspires or has influenced your music the most?
My little brother, Jermain. He may be angel up in the universe; however, he is still driving me to be the best I (Sabrina) can be!

What do you think a band has to do these days to succeed?
Believe, just don’t give up… And try and have a good cash flow!

Do you have any record releases to date? What? Where can I get it?
Our debut album Cheap Romance was released this month!

Why should everyone come and see your band?
Because we’ll high five you at the end of the set.

When are you playing live/releasing your album/EP/single/etc?
At the Cheap Romance album launch, at the Toff in Town, with the Matt Green band on Sunday April 1.