It’s hard to believe that over two months have passed since the middle of August and our trip to Rewind 2016. One of the acts that I had really been looking forward to seeing – and speaking with – was the showman, Leo Sayer. Having heard so many positive things about him and his character, he didn’t disappoint.
Leo’s career started in 1972, when he met David Courtney through an audition in his home city of Brighton. Leo and David started writing songs together, and took these to Adam Faith, who himself had been a legendary pop singing icon the 50’s and 60’s. Adam saw Leo’s potential immediately, and producing his first albums with David, steered the singer songwriter to almost instant success with 1973’s ‘Silverbird’, Leo’s debut album release. His first seven hit singles in the United Kingdom all reached the Top 10.
In my video interview find out a little known musical fact about the man himself, details on the time he had a ponytail and why he loves the Rewind Festival so much.