The glamorous Sirens are Katherine Monaco, Karina Chambers, Lea Reynolds have just returned from Copenhagen and New York where they have recorded their third studio album, SIRENS: 3, the follow up to 2008’s acclaimed Say Goodbye To L.A. L.A. Land.The first single STILETTOS was recorded in Copenhagen earlier this Summer with producers DeeKay (P Diddy, Lil Wayne, JLS, Sugababes).
FAME had a chat with the lovely girls:
Who are the band members and what do each of you do in the band?
Karina Rocks! Lea Pops! Kat Hip Hops! We all work hard, play hard and talk too much!
What kind of music do you make/play?
We like to call it electro-hip pop. We make cool pop music!
Where are you from?
The Toon up North!!
How did you guys get together and when?
We were separated at birth but fate brought us back together again, Ahhhh!
Who are your influences in the music industry?
Any artists with success and longevity.
What has been the hardest part of being in the band for you?
What’s hard about being in a band? Its bloody brilliant!!
Tell us a bit about your early days and how they differ from now?
They don’t, we’re still trying to get UK radio play. Nowts changed, we’re just a bit older.
What was the last gig you played, what did you think of it?
Just back from Switzerland where we played an intimate gig for the England team (Only the single ones!! The married ones are in enough trouble).
What’s the most successful thing you guy’s have done to date?
We’ve had 2 American No.1’s we think that’s quite successful!
Who has helped you the most to get where you are today?
Mother Nature (and our Manager!!)
What’s coming next for the band?
Heading to rock NYC for thanksgiving, got some gigs to do and starting to shoot our reality TV show Sirens Stateside!!!
How important is the internet and social network sites to the success of your band?
We’re currently whipping things into shape!!
Who’s the messiest in the band?
Who is the hardest to live with on tour?
Who is the Joker and why?
Who moans the most?
Who is the most Rock n Roll and why?
Who is the loudest?
Who is the most annoying?
What’s the most embarrassing thing someone in the band has done?
Lea is always embarrassing!! (Note Lea is absent and can’t defend herself!!)
Who would you most like to collaborate with in the industry?
Louis Walsh he might introduce us to Ozzy Osbourne!!
Who would you most like to collaborate with in Ireland or Northern Ireland and why?
Westlife they’re the only age appropriate boy band for us left in the charts!