During lockdown, West Wales trio Platform 1 spent much time at home producing their new 6 track EP, So Much for The Sadness. The release features songs old and new inspired by artists such as The Cranberries, Taylor Swift and Steve Earle.
The band comprising of Martha, Josh and Will recently revealed their Music DNA inspirations to Andy Howells.
What was the first song that made an impact on you?
Martha: Valentine Moon – Jools Holland + Sam Brown
Josh: The Who-Behind Blue Eyes
Will: Motley Crue – Too Young to Fall in Love
What was the first single /download you bought?
Martha: Airplanes – B.o.B ft Hayley Williams
Josh: Children of Bodom – Was It Worth It?
Will: Paramore – Misery Business
What was the first album you owned?
Martha: Fearless by Taylor Swift
Josh: Avril Lavigne – Let Go
Will: Paramore – All We Know is Falling
What’s your constant go to track?
Martha: Lucky – Melissa Etheridge OR C’mon C’mon by Sheryl Crow
Josh: Bring Me the Horizon- Parasite Eve
Will: Porcupine Tree – Arriving somewhere but not here
What’s your constant go to album?
Martha: Equally Cursed and Blessed – Catatonia
Josh: Steve Earle- Copperhead Road
Will: Metallica – S&M (1999)
Who’s your latest music discovery?
Martha: Orla Gartland
What’s your own track that best defines you as an artist?
Martha, Josh & Will: So Much for The Sadness