I have been doing this for ... over 25 years! Scary
What was the first concert you ever went to?
The first gig I ever went to was Athletico Spizz 80 at Nottingham Rock City. I went with some mates from school and it was brilliant. I owned everything the Spizz stable had ever released and knew it all back to front.
What gear do you use?
Instruments? Hmm. I own a few, 1959 Hofner Vienna accoustic, ancient Strat copy, 12 string, non-specific bass. If I could play them I would be a happy man :) My favourite instrument has got to be my voice because it is the only thing I can get a sensible tune out of!
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Without doubt Andrew Eldritch and The Sisters of Mercy. Dark, brooding and intelligent. Doesn't mean they influence my music tho. I sound nothing like them and that is how I like it.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
In the 80s and 90s I played many, many gigs first with The Necklace and then Hangman's Smile in Leeds.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Strange question. I would be more interested in who would want to work with me!
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Biggest - a club in Leeds - about 400. Smallest was a pub in Leeds to about half a dozen.
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
First and Last and Always - The Sisters of Mercy. So many reasons.