Simon Neil

Simon Neil

By Fearne Cotton

Happy Place

Monday, 26 October

Biffy Clyro's frontman Simon Neil has always written moments from his life into his songs - and, as he tells Fearne, it's something that he has had mixed feelings about.

In this wide-ranging talk, they discuss standing still after years on the road, opening up about mental health in young men, meditation and the joy of expressing yourself through art.

Content warning: suicide

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