What was the last book
"i take about
a year and a half to read a book, but I'm reading Ian Johnston's
Nick Cave biography at the moment. I only generally read on tour."
Do you drive?
"I have a
1978 Scimitar. Really nice looking, but it's always breaking
Do you have a favourite
"I'm not a
big art aficionado. I do prefer filmes. The last film I saw was
Elizabeth. Bizarrely, Princess Margaret was sitting behind
me in the cinema, at Kensington Odeon. Very Strange, the Queen's
sister watching a film about puttin the Queen's sister in jail
and having her beheaded."
Your favourite building?
"I love that
Ark building on the main road through Hammersmith. I also like
the Trellick Tower [deeply Suede-esque West London tower blcok,
said to have inspired by JG Ballard nove High Rise].
It's such an amazing sight as you come down the A40."
What's your favourite
"I have all
Alan Partridge on video, which is the funniest thing I've ever
seen on TV. I thought Queer as Folk was absolutely brilliant,
if maybe a little too graphic. And EastEnder remains a
How many pairs of trainers
do you own?
"None, I totally
avoid them. In fact, I haven't worn anything buy DMs since I