- Words Notion Staff
Alt-pop star Quarry discusses his musical firsts, from bucket list goals to his first ever song.
Quarry has been making his way to the centre of the alt-pop world by refusing to play by its rules. His music is individualistic, cheeky and often provocative, earning him a following which relishes his authenticity as an artist.
He leapt onto the scene in 2020 and amassed an array of tastemakers at his back, using that success to release the acclaimed project ‘Is That What You Call Love?’. Now, he’s back for more in the shape of his latest single, knowingly titled “Sound of Your Summer”.
The song tackles nostalgia for a lost future, with Quarry stating of its themes, “We all build this idea up in our heads of how things will play out, but it almost never turns out that way. Sometimes we get so attached to this idea, that we have to grieve its loss when it’s gone, but at the same time, we learn from it. I think you need those kinds of heart-breaking moments in life to really move forward, to know what you want, and find out who you really are”.
With Quarry’s success only beginning, we sat down with him to discuss his musical firsts, from loving the Spice Girls to career obstacles to first instruments.
First song you ever made?
First song you released officially?
First CD or record you owned?
First time you realised you wanted to be an artist?
First festival you went to and the first one you played at?
First time you faced an obstacle in your career?
First instrument you owned?.
First time you felt like giving up?
First time you felt starstruck?
First time you ticked off a bucket list goal?