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Timmy Matley, Darren Everest, Mike Crawshaw, Mark Franks and that Australian, Lachie Chapman morphed into man-band The Overtones, and now they are having the last laugh on talent shows.Yet their great success has not changed them and they are so reasonable, they won’t even insult the behemoth of TV talent shows, even if it did turn down 80 per cent of the most successful acts it could have produced.“It was a big learning curve in terms of our confidence,” Mark explains, with Darren adding: “Not getting through made us stronger and more determined.”“And,” chips in Timmy, “Lachie wasn’t in the band yet, so it was good to be able to share the stories with him.While three of The Overtones - Mark, Timmy and Lachie - are gay, they each have differing levels of enthusiasm when asked if they're keen to get married. "I have friends who have got married, adopted kids, the lot. Going back just a few years, things were so different." Elsewhere, the boys give their opinion on gay dating apps (The verdict?"My jury is out over my personal thoughts about marriage," Lachie says. "I think it's not about how you meet the love of your life.The album is a smooth confection of soul classics including Get Ready, Sweet Soul Music (with the additions of Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder among the soul alumni in the lyrics), River Deep, Mountain High (featuring X Factor winner Sam Bailey), and I Heard It Through The Grapevine, which is Mike’s favourite track.
They look good, smell divine, are great company, and work really hard at putting together a great product, whether it’s a new LP or stage show.“Well, we have been asked by some people,” says Lachie, “and it is a compliment to be asked.” We’ll just have to wait and see.Or maybe Lachie will be the surprise Australian entry, as the nation has a special guest slot in this year’s competition...watch this space.Though experienced in playing different genres of music, they have gone back to their roots in rock.They currently have twelve original songs which are a good mix of fast and slow, English and Filipino.