by | August 17, 2015

Mega-babe Amanda Reifer makes up a quarter of band Cover Drive.  In anticipation of their second album, we caught up to chat to the lead singer about style inspo, guilty pleasures and being the only girl in the band…

an interview with amanda reifer

Amanda on music…

The band has been away for a while, are you back with a bang?

We’re coming!

Describe your sound in five words…

Cool, Quirky, Positive, Island Vibes.

What are you working on at the moment?

We just wrapped up an 84 date US college tour, that was super fun. Now it’s on to finish the second album before we hit the road again!

What’s on the agenda for the rest of 2015?

Gigs, gigs and more gigs!

What’s it like being the only girl in the band?

It’s great! It means I can spend as long as I want in the bathroom.

Your video for Make Noise is super colourful and full of energy, did you have fun filming it?

Yeah, we had a blast filming it. We always love to have crazy and bright videos for our carnival season.

Who’s your guilty pleasure, most played?

Avril Lavigne’s Let Go album

What’s the last thing you listened to?

Chronix – Rastaman Wheel Out

What song do you want to be playing as you walk into the club?

Major Lazer, DJ Snake and MO – Lean On

If you could collab with anyone who would it be?

Outkast and No Doubt.

Amanda on fashion…

What item of clothing can’t you live without?

My Doc Martens

What items do you make sure you pack on tour?

A sketchpad, a pair of boots and my boys

Who is your style icon and why?

Gwen Stefani. Have you seen her?! She can do no wrong.

Where do you look for fashion inspiration?

Anywhere! I know what I love when I see it.

What best describes your style on stage?

Sexy, tomboy chic meets the beach.

What’s your favourite fashion trend this season and why?

Military, I’ve always loved it and Balmain killed it this season!

If you could steal anyone’s wardrobe who’s would it be?

It would have to be Gwen, I just love her style.

Quick Fire…

Leather or denim?


Tattoos or no tattoos?


Heels or flats?


Red lips or nude lips?


Instagram or Twitter?


Rock or rap?


Rihanna or Beyoncé?

Rihonce! 😛

Festivals or clubs?


Ibiza or Vegas?


Music or food?


Beach or pool?


Dogs or cats?

Dogs, unless we’re talking tigers

Nights out or nights in?

Nights in

Gold or silver?


Maxi or mini?