My first musical obsession was Pink Floyd. The idea of making strange arty music sparked something in me. Is there a more fun way to make a living other than music? Even being a gigolo isn’t all it’s cracked up to be (so they say)
INTRODUCE ALL THE MEMBERS
On drums we’ve got Sam, bass and BV’s Jamie, keys, and samples (plus all the artwork and videos) Melissa, and Myself, Alfie on guitar and vocals.
WHAT QUESTION ARE YOU SICK OF BEING ASKED
I don’t like being asked what annoys me because every time I answer it brings out my inner Alan Partridge, not terribly rock n roll is it?
WHICH ONES THE BIGGEST PAIN IN THE ARSE
Me, I’m a natural born worrier.
WHO’S INSPIRING YOU AT THE MOMENT
I’m rediscovering Robert Wyatt. There’s a relatively unknown artist named Edward Penfold who’s great. There’s a William Shatner album called ‘Has Been’ and it’s fantastic (I mean this without any hint of irony)
IF FANS COULD REMEMBER ONE THING ABOUT YOU WHAT WOULD IT BE
“Well that was strange”
WHAT’S A USELESS TALENT YOU HAVE
I can name of all the characters from the 80’s sitcom Hi- De- Hi (my dad constantly watches UK Gold)
WHAT’S THE MOST FUN YOU’VE HAD ON STAGE
My honest answer is I can never remember being on stage; my head goes to a different universe.
WHAT’S THE WORST MOMENT YOU HAD ON STAGE
I decided to wear a huge fur coat for a gig in July, that didn’t end well
TELL US SOMETHING THAT YOU THINK PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED ABOUT
I’ve worked with Mariah Carey.
TELL US A FUNNY STORY FROM BACKSTAGE
The time I ordered chips and got cauliflower cheese, oh the echoes of forgotten laughter
NAME A FOUR PIECE BAND MADE UP OF LEGENDS – WHO WOULD BE IN IT
A bananas combo featuring Wayne Cohn, Ty Segal, Ariel Pink, Connan Mockasin , Jermaine Clement and Eric Idle. Let them fight amongst themselves regarding who’s playing what.