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Michael Emmerson applied for job as a mixer, and got a recording contract instead!
A young musician from Warrington,who applied for a job as a mixer at a record label in London's set for the big time, after being turned down for THAT job, but being offered a recording contract instead..
Michael Emmerson, who's 23 and from Great Sankey's previously attracted the attention of Coldplay's Chris Martin.
In 2008, he won a songwriting competition, judged by Chris, when he was in a band.
That band fell apart, so Michael's gone solo now.
As part of his job application, he submitted some of his music - and was snapped up by Discipline Music.
Michael's now recorded his debut single 'Back to You' which is released in June, and is doing a number of gigs in Liverpool over the next couple of weeks
On Friday 4th May,he's playing Parr Street Studios, then will play Hannah's Bar next week.
For more details and to hear Michael's debut single, click on the link below
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