Kirkcaldy pupil releases debut single on Spotify
A talented sixth year pupil from Viewforth High School in Kirkcaldy has released his first song ‘Let Me Go’ on spotify as he prepares for a career in the music industry.
Hard working 17-year-old, Sean Hamilton, wrote, performed, and produced the song by himself, all while attending classes at school, and working part time at Rinaldi’s Fish Bar.
Inspired by 90s legends like Oasis, Nirvana, and The Stone Roses, Sean whose stage name is Senico, has already written hundreds of tracks despite being only in his teens!
He first picked up a guitar in primary school, and after traditional lessons, he self-taught himself how to play by watching YouTube tutorials.
He said: “I had lessons in primary school but I absolutely hated it, so I just taught myself by watching videos online.
"I’m a massive Oasis fan, although I’m too young to have seen them live – I’ve all of their albums on vinyl.
"I take inspiration for my songs from bands like Nirvana and Arctic Monkeys – I’m really into the 90s grunge and indie scene, but I write all sorts of genres ranging from punk and rock ‘n’ roll to acoustic.”
Sean said ‘Let Me Go’ was inspired by the society that we are living in today.
"The song is about how we are living in a time where everyone is connected, but we are the loneliest that we have ever been,” he continued.
"There is a lot of social anxiety that people suffer from – especially now with the pandemic.
"I get an idea in my head about a song and I just go ahead and write it!”
After finishing school this term, Sean has been given an unconditional offer to study at the University of the West of Scotland where he will learn various techniques on how to make and produce music.
"I’ll be learning about live performing and studio techniques,” he said. “I’m really excited to start studying there, I’ll be staying on campus and I’m looking forward to making some new friends also.
"I love writing and recording music and definitely want to be a musician, when it comes to things like maths I’m terrible at it, but music juss comes naturally to me.”