“It’s great playing small venues or pubs when you can jump down from the stage after and share a drink with people”
"I maybe have about 5,000 records, but that’s just a rough estimate"
"Poetry and spoken word is in many ways the same as song lyrics, including rap"
"I want everything I do to be relevant in 100 years time like Beethoven and Mozart"
"There were some people along the way who I said no to, which I regret now, like Madonna."
"Your beer and food is great. I don’t know; we just love the UK."
"I’m used to playing to up to 50 people and then all of a sudden to sell out a headline show!"
“Gengahr is our favourite Pokemon. We didn’t really think it through.”
“Ya Mama was easy... no pun intended. Ha ha!”
"Get off the computer, play the drums and work your balls off!"
"We had synthesisers which gave up on stage and burnt with a black smoke"
"What’s interesting to me is music that tells the truth"
"We’ve learnt how to wind each other up, but also how to look after each other"
"I would say my favourite dance tune is Crystal Waters’ Gypsy Woman"
"Heartbreak Hotel stole my heart and I had to learn the guitar after that"
THE festival band
"People that call themselves poets are usually far f*cking from it."
"Nervous? I should have been wearing nappies!"
I was in a band called PicNic and I was the rapper. I don't want to talk about it.
If it comes from the heart it goes to the heart; that’s what I live by
"We tried to keep it upbeat and positive…like a party at a warehouse at 2 in the morning."
"It went through several stages, took a few months, and one blown up Amiga!"
"I consider myself a drunk with a guitar."
Classic shoe gaze band coming to NAC soon
“I have about 70,000 records”
"No one likes a band full of dicks."
"I don’t listen to smooth jazz when I read the newspaper; I haven’t mellowed at all!"
“I see High Focus as a big brain and everyone’s a different part.”
"We don’t want to slow down; we’d rather speed up!"
"Some people won’t be into it and that’s fine, we’d expect that."
"I’ve not really got frontman written on my forehead"
"So, Kubrick is a favourite director of ours, but it was a total accident that we ripped him off!"
I don’t really know if I’m that interested in watching a regular person eat their dinner.
"I also ate boiled rats, of which there were plenty of fat ones."
"I was so into the Red Hot Chilli Peppers when I was learning to play bass that that sort of funky groove style is just how I play."
"We’ve also started a clog-dancing club together!"
"I had a tambourine and a bottle of tequila in my purse."
"Most of the four track stuff I did when I was younger doesn't need to be heard again by anyone!"
"We cannot wait; the first Wembley show is my birthday!"