Interview: Craig Souter, singer/songwriter

Craig Souter
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Date of birth: October 7, 1985

Occupation: Agency careworker/singer-songwriter.

What sort of pupil were you? Very social and sporty, one of the ‘Jocks’, and kept my passion for music to myself.

Were your school days the best of your life?: No, but I’m a believer that life gets better as it goes along.

What was your first job: Fruit and veg delivery man.

What has been your most unusual job: Apprentice dental technician, making false teeth.

My biggest achievement to date has been... Gaining my honours degree while writing, producing and recording my debut album.

Three words that sum up personality best are: Outgoing, fun-loving, ambitious.

Favourite place in the world is... Lochanhully view point - Carrbridge near Aviemore.

Name three places in Edinburgh you couldn’t live without: Cineworld, MacGowans, my flat.

Who is your best friend?: It’s 50/50 between my partner and my Granda.

Which TV show do you never miss: I’m a huge documentary fan, mainly animal/nature programmes.

If you could bring one show to Edinburgh what would it be?: Celine Dion - my guilty pleasure.

Name one item you couldn’t live without: My Mac Notebook.

By what ethos do you live your life? Live each day to the fullest - it could be your last!

Craig Souter album launch, Electric Circus, Market Street, Saturday, November 19, 7pm, £3, 0131-226 4224