What is your name/stage name?
Cliff Weideman / Group of Divine
I released as “Group of Divine” ft. Cliff Weideman
Where are you from?
I’m from Johannesburg, South Africa, and live and work there.
What do you do?
I am a Civil Engineer by profession, a Roads Design Engineer
How long have you been making music?
I learned to play guitar at school and composed my first album in my last year of school but did not release it, but went to study at university.
What was your first song/project?
My first song I composed was “Melt Into You“, and it is 1 of 12 songs on my first album “I Found You”
I released in 2019, at the age of 62.
Who’s your inspiration?
I loved the “Beegees” and also sang Elton John’s songs at school.
What was it like working with
I am very kind and patient, and people wonder why I never seem to stress.
What are some features you have?
I am very creative and I have a unique gift, I can turn any poem into a song
Who’s one person, dead or alive, that you’d want to work with?
I always admired Barry Gibb of the Beegees, it would be him.
Are you signed to a label?
No, I’m not signed to any label, I’ve done all these albums privately and unsigned.
Do you want a record deal, a distribution deal, or none?
I would love to have either or both a record deal, and a distribution deal
Who are your biggest supporters?
United States, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, France and Brazil
What are you currently working on?
I still have 4 albums with a total of 50 songs ready to be mastered and released besides what I have already released.
What is your latest release?
“You’re So Beautiful” ,June 2022
When is your next release?
Where is one place you want to travel to perform?
What’s the biggest crowd that you have performed for?
I’ve never performed live except in a concert at school.
Who’s someone you can see yourself on tour with?
I haven’t really thought about that.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
I would have released another 5 albums and will be famous.
Cliff Weideman from “Group of Divine”