Stingray is proud to be Alpine Canada's Official Music Partner. In this exclusive profile series, eight Alpine Canada athletes will share their favorite music and the songs that get them pumped up to win. You’ll find inspiration to soundtrack your life like a champion, even if you’ve never ridden down a slope!
So, without further ado, check out our Q&A with Erik Read!
What’s your go-to sad/happy song?
At the moment, my favourite song to listen to while travelling is “Sunset Jesus” by Avicii because no matter how many times I listen to it, it never gets old.
What is your go-to karaoke song?
“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen is my favourite karaoke song.
What is your favorite music video?
I really enjoy the OK GO “Here It Goes Again” music video because it’s incredibly clever and done in one take.
What is your favorite place to listen to music?
My favourite place to listen to music is at the gym working out or in the kitchen when I’m cooking.
What artist do you most admire?
I most admire Dave Grohl for his accomplishments and because he seems like a genuine human being.
What songs do you listen to get pumped up to win?
Songs that get me pumped up to win are “Without You by Avicii” and “Line of Sight” by ODESZSA.
What song best describes your life?
If there was a song about my life it would be “Snowblind” by Bryan Adams.
If you could only listen to 5 songs for the rest of your life, what would they be?
The songs I could listen to for the rest of my life are:
- Avicii – Sunset Jesus
- Starley – Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix)
- TheFatRat – Monody
- Kyla La Grange – Cut Your Teeth (Kygo Remix)
- The Lumineers – Stubborn Love
What is your favorite Stingray Music Vibes channel?
My favorite Vibes channel is “Friday Night Club Mix”.
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