One To Watch: JP Saxe

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JP Saxe’s sweet voice and perfect melodies are just a couple of reasons why he’s hit the charts so fast. His endearing personality was what drew me to him and I am just so excited we were able to interview him before he took off on tour. His fans are nothing short of passionate and for good reason. 

First, how was it to work with Julia on "If The World Was Ending?"

JP Saxe: The most magical imaginable!

Tell me the inspiration behind the EP and if there's a meaning with the handprints?

JP Saxe: It’s just true stories. Essentially journals, figuring myself out, in and out of love, over the last couple years. 

Who were artists you looked up to growing up?

JP Saxe: Paul Simon, Carole King, Oscar Peterson, Nina Simone 

What's your songwriting process like and do you prefer writing solo or with a group?

JP Saxe: Mostly solo. I just journal a lot, and then read back to see what feels like a song. 

Favorite track you created on the EP?

JP Saxe: Not sure I really have a favorite tbh. 

Anyone else on your list you want to collaborate with?

JP Saxe: Alessia Cara, Chris Martin, John Legend, Shawn Mendes 

Tell me the relationship you have with your fans? They seem to love you! What's a moment that stands out the most? 

JP Saxe: Oooooof they made me this scrapbook in Amsterdam with personal notes of what the music means to all of them. It was really something! 

Most exciting thing you're looking forward to on tour?

JP Saxe: Just meeting fans after the shows. That always makes me really happy!

What's next? 

JP Saxe: More tours and more overthought, overfelt, overshared songs from a whatever version of life I move into next.

Follow on Instagram and Spotify to stay tuned.

Samantha Fong

"At 15 years old, I begged my mom to take me to Walmart to get Taylor Swift's debut deluxe album and I never turned back. This was my very first entry point to stan fandom. Growing up in Memphis, Tennessee I was exposed to a ton of music - from rapping 3 6 Mafia to bopping to Justin Timberlake's solo discography. Now, in LA have a day job working in nonprofit development, but by night, I'm a full-fledged fangirl. I'll listen to generally any genre, but I'm a sucker for a good pop song. If you ever need someone to scream sing Carly Rae Jepsen's E·MO·TION with, I'm your girl. No, I still have not gotten over the One Direction hiatus. Please continue to respect my privacy. Twitter : samfonggg, Instagram : samantha_fong"