Halflives Interview

Halflives are a magnificent alternative rock band who openly combine elements of melodic alt-rock, cutting-edge pop and textured elements from the trap and electronica to make a truly unique sounds.


Their first two EPs "Empty Rooms" (2017) and "Resilience" (2020) took them to 14 different countries to play over 100 shows, supporting the likes of PVRIS, Against The Current, The Faim and Icon For Hire. I recently caught up with vocalist Linda Battilani to discuss 'Resilience', Paramore, being a scene kid growing up and advice from the future!?...

"when I heard Paramore for the first time in 2007, I knew that I wanted that for myself. From that moment on my only focus was to start my own band, write my own music and make it my career"


Firstly, I have to ask this at the moment, how have you guys been coping in the lock-down, what kind of things have you been up to since the lock-down came into effect.

I’m not one of those who miss doing sport on the outside or going to the gym so I was fine in my flat doing music and playing video games/watching TV shows! It’s been quite a productive period for me as I could focus just on that.

How did you get into writing and creating music? Was there a decisive moment or event that you remember that made you stop and think, wow THIS is what I want to do with my life?

I guess when I heard