Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s The Soldiers Band Exclusive Interview….
3 of the bravest men have released their 2nd album ‘Letters Home’.
The Soldiers is a singing trio consisting of serving British Army soldiers, whose debut album, Coming Home, was released on 26 October 2009, and who have since continued their singing career whilst remaining full-time army personnel
Alex talks to them about their life and career in the military.
Enjoy a rare and Exclusive interview with Lance Corporal Ryan Idzi, Sergeant Major Gary Chilton & Sergeant Richie Maddocks:
Sergeant Major Gary Chilton was born in Hampshire and joined the Army in 1984. He served in the Gulf War and is currently[when?] Band Sergeant Major of the Army Air Corps.
Staff Sergeant Richie Maddocks was born in Oldham, Greater Manchester, and joined the Army at the age of 16. He is also a Gulf War veteran and is currently[when?] Drum Major of the Minden Band of the Queen’s Division.
Lance Corporal Ryan Idzi (born 1985) was born in Caerphilly, Wales, and is of Polish ancestry. He appeared on The X Factor, reaching the “Bootcamp” stages of the competition. A member of the 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards, he has served in Afghanistan and Iraq as a member of the 20th Armoured Brigade.
Recorded 2011 by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio.