Who is Mike Charles?
Mike Charles - on acoustic guitar, bass, lead guitar, and vocals
Where in Somerset are you from?
When did you form?
I've been writing songs for 25 years.
How did you get together?
|Mike would love to play in a castle|
I still play in a band called the Accelerators, but I wanted to make a CD of original songs which were a bit different from the usual Accelerators tunes.
How would you describe your music?
How did the band gets its name?
Rather boringly, it's my name!
Who are your musical influences?
Bowie, Carole King, Van Morrison, Eva Cassidy
What is your most memorable gig so far?
Numerous gigs with my band the Accelerators
Where would you most like to play?
Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself
I wrote a jokey Christmas song, titled Christmas is a Pain in the Arse, which got played on BBC Radio 2 - on the Johnnie Walker show - and on Emmerdale! You can read more about it by following the link on the right.