Dunsyre singer-songwriter Jack Hinks is real Guitar Hero

Jack Hinks by Ellie Morag
Jack Hinks by Ellie Morag
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HAVING mastered computer game Guitar Hero, teenager Jack Hinks decided to turn his attention to the real thing with stunning results.

Eighteen-year-old Jack’s musical journey began not with an instrument but with the computer game when he was only 12.

Music then became his passion and a real guitar followed.

Six years on, Jack has left Biggar High School and is now pursuing music as a full-time career.

He said: “My first love was really acting and then I got Guitar Hero; after that I was hooked!

“After I got my real guitar I enjoyed playing the songs I like to listen to and it just built from there.

“Now that I’ve left school I’m playing a lot of gigs in Edinburgh with my backing band and spending time in the studio as well as recording some demos with our producer Garry Boyle.”

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