After 2 years, he founded his first band together with some school-mates. They played live in youth-clubs, schools and small clubs. He formed his own band HAMMER in 2005 and they have since released two EPs, three full length albums, two live albums and a compilation album. He has also performed and toured across Europe with his band as well as with Fingernails. He has also formed the BIG BOOGIE Band and SKP projects.
Richard is composing new music, recording in studios and touring. As busy as he is he slowed down long enough to do this interview with The Underground:
What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
This is rock music, straight, hard and evil. I just want to put together disco and funk background with punk rock music and some wrestler attitude. I define it "sexy and dangerous"
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
no story for that, I drastically change my look, so I needed a new name, then I found out that I'm the Sexy Kid.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
I grow up with my father's records (uriah heep, grand funk railroad, queen) and all the seventies stuff. then, at 13, I turn to heavy metal (iron maiden, moorhead, manowar, gamma ray). When I started to play I started to write my own song to
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
Actually I'm working on the Sexy Kid Project new album TRY THIS AT HOME. I've just finished the collaboration with Matteo Dalainon (singer and songwriter), I have recorded his album called Declaration of Love (out May 28, 2018 in all digital platform) in the Blue Wall Studios here in the southern Europe.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
On stage I like to perform my song, more than others.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
To stop and start again
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
Take my guitar and play
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
I like to listen to new songs and new artists on the radio. I listen to rock music and heavy metal. ... and don't forget the Jocker and the King
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
I went to school
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Study and try
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
The top music executive...
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
I want to say hello to everyone and so to you all follow us on the net. And I'd like to remember to every body that the first SKP album "The Space Follower" will be out on October 31, 2018. The Sexy Kid
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