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Q&A: James, Nicky & Sean - www.manics.co.uk, August 1998

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ARTICLES:1998



Title: Q&A: James, Nicky & Sean
Publication: www.manics.co.uk
Date: August 1998


James

What was the first single you bought?
My Old Piano - Diana Ross

Which album was the most influential on you?
London Calling - Clash

Have you ever walked out of a film?
No

Which authors have you found most inspirational?
Jean Paul Sartre

Which football team do you support?
Nottingham Forest

Favourite city and country?
Tokyo
New York
Seattle
Wales

Most abiding hatred?
Betrayal

The supreme Manics gig?
Glasgow 97

Best gig you have ever seen?
Oasis - Maine Road
Birdland - Merthyr

Favourite live venue?
Astoria

Which Manics album are you most proud of?
The Holy Bible
Everything Must Go

Which Manics single are you most proud of?
A Design For Life

How do you spend your time away from the band?
Nowt special

What type of pupil were you?
Unmotivated. Mute

Who was the first celebrity you had a crush on?
Janice Long

What is the best pub you've ever been in?
PJ Clarkes - New York

What's your favourite drink?
Jamesons with Coke
Shirley McClaine (ice)

Nicky

What was the first single you bought?
Knights - Black Sabbath

Which album was the most influential on you?
Clash - Clash

Favourite films?

1984, Medusa Touch & Zulu

Have you ever walked out of a film?
Yes, Toys

Favourite books?
1984 & The Plague

Which authors have you found most inspirational?
Orwell & Camus

Which football team do you support?
None

The greatest goal of all time?
Any by Glenn Hoddle

Most abiding hatred?
The aristocracy

The supreme Manics gig?
Oxford Venue, supporting The Levellers

Best gig you have ever seen?
Shop Assistants - WOMAD

Favourite live venue?
Cardiff CIA & Sheffield Leadmill

Which Manics album are you most proud of?
The next one

Which Manics single are you most proud of?
Motown Junk

How do you spend your time away from the band?
Hoovering

What type of pupil were you?
Very good

Who was the first celebrity you had a crush on?

Debbie Harry & Jenny Agutter

What is the best pub you've ever been in?
None, I don't like them

What's your favourite drink?
Ribena

Sean

What was the first single you bought?
My World - Secret Affair

Which album was the most influential on you?
London Calling - Clash

Have you ever walked out of a film?
No

Favourite books?
1984 - George Orwell
Dune - Frank Herbert
American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis

Which authors have you found most inspirational?
Patrick Jones
Bret Easton Ellis
Dylan Thomas

Which football team do you support?
Liverpool since 1977

The greatest goal of all time?
Archie Gemmill against Holland, 1976 World Cup

Favourite city and country?
Leeds
Manchester
Sheffield
Glasgow
Cardiff

Most abiding hatred?
Nationalism. Fascists

The supreme Manics gig?
Cardiff CIA

Best gig you have ever seen?
Oasis - Maine Road

Favourite live venue?
Cardiff CIA
Manchester Apollo
Leeds Town & Country

Which Manics album are you most proud of?
All of them

Which Manics single are you most proud of?
Motorcycle Emptiness
A Design For Life

How do you spend your time away from the band?
Television
Videos
Video Games
Cinema
Cycling
My dogs

What type of pupil were you?
Average

What is the best pub you've ever been in?
I hate all pubs and bars

What's your favourite drink?
Red wine at the moment