BeatzTime July 2011Music Magazine Sizzling Summer IssueWhy She LeftSiMoneHer ReasonsHer StoryReviews!!Page 2Collective AttitudesFamous EnoughReDFire Within10 ways to LIVEGo GreenOn The HorizonPage 6this summer £2.00Page 8
W hilst her fans sat at home in di-spair, and her artists wallowed in self-pity,the youngest songwriter ever to win both “H ow did you feel, suddenly get- ting up and leaving your life behind like that?”a grammy and a brit music award in the I asked. I wasn’t sure how to approach thesame year was strolling along the beaches of question, as it was one we had all been won-Phuket, watching waves crashing upon the dering.sand. “A lot of people who I have met here ask me - ‘Why now?’ and then“Before my life was so hectic. It’s I tell them, If you did what I do,impossible for you’d know! the amount of stresssomeone so young to be expected of I was under was increadible. Who-so much. If there wasn’t a time when ever said working in the music buis-I wasn’t ness would be easy clearly, had neverworking, I was thinking about it, and worked in the music buisness!I justif I wasn’t thinking about it, I was needed some time forplanning a meeting or myself - away from the city and all “Nplanning a lunch, a dinner, of the lights, some place where IIanything! I guess you could say I could gather my thoughts. Wow,was always working, and now that I’m just how many times did I use thethinking about it, it’s about time I word ‘I’? Makes me seem prettyhired an selfish I know.”assistant!” ot at all” I replied. I had to give was fortunate enough to have simply run her credit. For such a young artist she wasinto SiMone in a hotel lobby whilst I was working increadibly hard with artists allattending a journalism confrence. If anyone over the world and in different languages,didn’t know who Giulia Simone was, they and doing it all on her own. I guess all wewould just see a confident young woman tak- can hope for now is that she gets the timeing a lesuirly holiday in Thailand, whilst back she needs to get herself together so she canin L.A her fans and artists have been tearing produce even more ass-kicking songs andtheir hair out wondering where she was and albums for us :)when she was going to come back. Billie Scott - Music Journalist,“I announced it one Sunday during a BeatzTime Music Magazinebuisness lunch. It was with him (Mi-cah - SiMone’s Agent). I remeber he
“I just needed some time for myself - away from the cityand all the lights, some place where I could gather my thoughts”“A lot of peopleask me -‘Why now?’and then I tellthem,if you did whatI do, you’dknow!”
Contents Page Issue 102:July 2011Page 2SiMone -Her Side of the Story,with an exclusiveinterview only inBeatzTime magazinePage 4The Top 10 Films Page 82011’s Summer has to offer 10 tips on Going Green this summerPage 6REVIEWS - TEN LIVEWe take a look at albums Crash Harlemscheduled for the next The Impossible Boyshalf of the year- & MoreCollective AttitudesFamous Enough?ReD Page 14A Fire Within NEW!On The Horizon Simon & Garfunkle Tribute band - what do we think?