Snapshot: Holly Drummond, singer

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Date of birth: 7/7/94

Occupation: Student singer/songwriter known as Smoothiesforme.

What was your first public performance?

Forth One To Watch Award 2010 at Liquid Room.

My biggest achievement so far has been...

Winning the Burnsong Under 25 singer/songwriter competition in 2011 and getting to record a three-track EP in a professional recording studio as the prize.

My worst moment ever was…

I can’t think of anything particularly traumatic.

Three words that sum up my personality are...

Individual, funny and determined.

Favourite place in the world?

New York.

Three places in Edinburgh I could not live without are...

Princes Street Gardens, Starbucks for a mango and passion fruit smoothie and the Meadows.

Which TV show do you never miss?

Made In Chelsea.

If you could bring one performer to Edinburgh who would it be?

Ben Howard.

Name one item you not live without?

My guitar.

By what ethos do you live your life?

Don’t give up.

Links to Smoothiesforme’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitter profiles can be found at

Her EP New Beginnings can be downloaded free on Bandcamp at