Marcus Collins On His Sound: "I Don't Want To Copy Anyone" - Video

6 March 2012, 20:50 | Updated: 6 March 2012, 21:07

The X Factor runner-up says he will create his own musical style and doesn't want to emulate any single artist.

Marcus Collins says he doesn't plan on copying any artist in the music industry but is happy to take inspiration from everyone from James Brown to Beyonce.

The 'Seven Nation Army' singer, who finished second on the 2011 series of The X Factor, made the comments while discussing his future as party of a Vevo feature.

"I don't think I'd like to emulate any artist," Marcus explains in the video clips. "I'd like to take little pieces from a lot of people.

"I love James Brown's energy. I love how polished Beyonce's performances are with the choreography and the staging and the vocals."

"I don't think I'd like to copy anyone, I want to stay true to me," Marcus added.

The 23 year-old singer also named Stevie Wonder as the artist he would most like to duet with one day in the future.

Marcus Collins released debut single 'Seven Nation Army' on Sunday (4th March) and his debut album 'Marcus Collins' follows on 12th March.

Watch Marcus Collins discussing his future in the video clip below:

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Own It artwork
  2. 2
    Before You Go artwork
  3. 3
    Run artwork
  4. 4
    Dance Monkey artwork
  5. 5
    Blinding Lights artwork
  6. 6
    Don't Start Now artwork
  7. 7
    Adore You artwork
  8. 8
    Memories artwork
  9. 9
    All I Want For Christmas Is You artwork
  10. 10
    Heartless artwork
  11. 11
    Roxanne artwork
  12. 12
    Everything I Wanted artwork
  13. 13
    This Is Real artwork
  14. 14
    Better Half Of Me artwork
  15. 15
  16. 16
    Lose You To Love Me artwork
  17. 17
    Pump it Up artwork
  18. 18
    One More Sleep artwork
  19. 19
  20. 20
    Watermelon Sugar artwork
  21. 21
    Down Like That artwork
  22. 22
    Ride It artwork
  23. 23
    South of The Border artwork
  24. 24
    Loneliest Time of Year artwork
  25. 25
    Lose Control artwork
  26. 26
    The Last Time artwork
  27. 27
    We Got Love artwork
  28. 28
  29. 29
  30. 30
    Senorita artwork
  31. 31
    Hot Girl Bummer artwork
  32. 32
    Bruises artwork
  33. 33
  34. 34
    Beautiful People artwork
  35. 35
    Can't Fight This Feeling (feat. London Contemporary Orchestra) artwork
  36. 36
    Orphans (Andy Jarvis Remix) artwork
  37. 37
    Don't Rush (feat. Headie One) artwork
  38. 38
  39. 39
    Christmas Tree Farm artwork
  40. 40
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site