Interview: Quick Fire Questions with Eric Paslay – Eric tell us his weird quirks, signature dish, favourite drinks, foods, what his campaign slogan would be and more

Sometimes when we interview artists, we don’t always get the time to ask the more “off-topic” questions which help us get to know the artist a little bit more.

We decided to get-to-know some of our favourite country artists a little bit by asking them some Quick Fire Questions.

Our first Quick Fire Questions interview is with the wonderful Eric Paslay who despite living in the US, always has a home here in the UK as we absolutely love him and his music.

Having written songs and received number ones from other artists such as Jake Owen (Barefoot Blue Jean Night) and Eli Young Band (Even If It Breaks Your Heart) , Paslay also has his own material with his self titled album, fan favourite single Young Forever and a live album on the way.

If you could eat any type of food (right now) what would it be?

Mexican (chiles poblanos)

Name one thing on your bucket list:

Sing a song with Dolly

Name something/Some things on your Ryder:

Orange Juice

What kind of restaurant/food do you like to go to/try in the UK?

Whatever is local! Love Fish & Chips though!

What do you eat most on tour? What is the tour bus “usual” food-wise?

Try to eat at a local breakfast spot every stop we can!

Who is your favourite super hero and why?

Batman, he just has a lot of creative gadgets and he is doesn’t put up with bad guys

If you could have one super power, what would it be?

Make people happy, like for real happy!

If a movie was made of your life, who would play you?

Ed Sheeran

Are you a morning or a night person?

I’ve always been a night owl, but learning how to be a morning person…especially with a new baby on the way!

What is your favourite hobby?

DIY projects

What is your signature dish?

Fried eggs

You are invited to a dinner party, what do you bring?


Name one thing that annoys you?

Selfish drivers

What is the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten or drank?

That I know about?… ha! Probably fish soup in Thailand, with the fish head floating on top to help the flavor

What is one of your weird quirks?

Collecting an abnormally large stash of antique lights to need fixed

What is the best gift a fan has given you?

Baby Gifts!

What celebrity would make you starstruck?


Describe your self in 3 words.

Tall, freckled and handsome

Favourite Movie and why?

Forrest Gump because it has so much depth that I can’t describe it in just one sentence.

When I dance, I look like…?

Not sure, I’m usually too busy dancing!

What is your favourite T.V. Show?


What are you afraid of?


If you had a boat what would you call it?

I called my bass boat the “Barefoot Boat” because I got it after “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” hit the top of the charts! THANKS JAKE!!!

Have you ever tried to do something, a job, a talent and been really bad at it? If so, what was it?

Battle of the Bands!

Bravest thing you have ever done?

I’d rather someone else tell you that

What is the one thing you have always wanted to do?

Play with a full orchestra live!

What TV show family would you be a member of?

Clan Fraser of Lovat (or so says my wife)…

What is your favourite drink?

A good peaty Scotch

If you where running for office what would your campaign slogan be?

The Greatest of These is Love

What was your favourite book growing up?

Hemingway’s Old Man and The Sea

What advice have you got that stuck most in your mind?

Jealousy steals away joy from everything

If you could go back in time, where and when would you go?

Caribbean 1700s

What would you do?

Hang out with Captain Jack Sparrow

What was your favourite tv show as a kid?

Price is Right

What do you look forward to at Christmas the most/where will you be?

Family, Nashville

Favourite food Or drink at Christmas?

Hot Chocolate

Christmas Family Tradition ?

Play Oak Ridge Boys Christmas vinyl on Christmas morning!

Favourite Christmas song?

Silent Night (I love them all)

Favourite Christmas Movie and why?

A Christmas Story because it’s so easy to quote!

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