Hayes & Y – Interview

Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (

PD. What type of artist are you?

We are a band.


PD. Tell us the brief history of yourself.

‘Hayes & Y’ started in Bulgaria, where we met in high school. We ended up moving to London and were joined by Dennis, who is from Finland and is our drummer. Finally, we moved to Manchester and have found a home here.


PD. Who are your musical and non-musical influences?

Everyone listens to different things and I think it’s always changing. It starts with every big classic rock band, that’s the type of music that connected us when we were kids. Non-musical – every ambitious artist who has pushed the boundaries of their art. Warhol, Kubrick, Salinger.


PD. What are your dreams and goals?

That’s become a harder question to answer with every passing year. We’d love to tour the world together.


PD. Who writes your songs, what are they about?

Blago, our frontman writes the music.


PD. What song do you wish you’d written and why?

If I have to pick one it’d have to be something by Paul Simon. Still Crazy, maybe?


PD. What is your proudest moment in music?

Selling out venues is always the best feeling you can have.


PD. So what are you working on at the moment?

We’re about to release our next single by the end of May and are currently working on the next few. Will get them out by the end of the year!


PD. What music have you available online and where can we buy it from? 

Everything we’ve done is online and available everywhere.

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