Jeremy Williams-Chalmers, Arts Correspondent

Musical Motivation: Billy Reekie

Billy Reekie is a solo Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist and musician who has enjoyed recent chart success with his first two singles “Don’t Come Around” and “Old Fashioned Way” . He has recently appeared on a major BBC TV show ‘Little Mix -The Search’ to great acclaim. His brand-new single “She” is out now. We caught up with him to find out what songs make him...


“Yeah 3x” By Chris Brown.

I listened to this song every day before school. I smile every time I hear it.


“Fire Away” By Chris Stapleton.

I remember the first time I listened to this song. I was going through a hard time and this song motivated me to keep pushing forward.


“I’ll be seeing you” By Jimmy Durante.

Every time I hear this song I think about my late Grandad and my the memory with him.


“Freaky Friday” By Chris Brown Ft. Lil Dicky.

If you haven’t seen the music video, watch it.

Want to work out

“Hearts On Fire” By John Cafferty.

I instantly want to go for a jog when I hear this song.


“Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” By The Platters.

My dad used to sing this song when we were younger.


“I’m Yours” By Jason Mraz. (Acoustic Live Version)

I think of being on a beach in Hawaii when I hear this.

Feel Determined

“Eye Of The Tiger” By Survivor.

It speaks for itself this one!