Sam Fender answers his most Googled questions!

10 February 2022, 17:19 | Updated: 25 August 2023, 14:12

Sam Fender - According To Google

How did Sam Fender and friends raise hell at "God Camp"? Who does he sound like - other than Jimmy Nail? And who is Sam's amazing drummer? All of these questions will be answered by the man himself.

2023 has been a fantastic year for Sam Fender. The summer has seen the singer-songwriter play a stack of high profile festivals, including Rock Werchter and TRNSMT, plus huge shows in London's Finsbury Park and a homecoming at St James' Park in Newcastle.

Now, he's capping the summer off with headline sets at Reading and Leeds festivals. So what better time to revisit one of our favourite chats with Sam?

In 2021, Radio X dragged the man of the moment into the studio to answer some essential questions.

We gave Sam a list of genuine search queries from Google and asked him to fill us in. You'll find out...

  • The name of Sam Fender's amazing drummer - and meet the man himself!
  • The history of the Fender family, his extended family and the name of the "Essex Fender".
  • Sam's preferred guitar
  • How Sam and his mate raised hell at "God Camp" when they were 16
  • Is Sam Fender going on tour? "Does a one legged dog swim in a circle?"
  • And the definitive answer to the question "Who influenced Sam Fender musically":"These influence questions always make us laugh. You were listening to Green Day like the rest of us".

Watch and learn! You can also get the inside story on Sam Fender's latest album Seventeen Going Under as the musician talks Radio X's John Kennedy through the record Track By Track here:

Sam Fender Seventeen Going Under - Track by Track