Questionnaire: Nicky Wire - Welsh Bands Weekly, Summer 1998
Yeah, we hate questionnaires too. But big bands like the Manics aren't easy to get interviews with when your circulation is less than 500, so we had to make do...
WBW: How's life?
What is Nicky Wire all about?
Sport, music, love, care, hate.
How surreal are you?
Not at all.
Are the Manics going to give WBW an exclusive interview?
Maybe on tour.
What makes you happy?
Family, dog, Wales, home, band.
If I hadn't been a bassist, I'd have been...
Footballer/cricketer/golfer/darts player/table tennis player.
What do you think of WBW?
Which Welsh bands are tickling your fancy at the moment?
The usual ones - SFA are of course the best band in the universe. There are two Welshies in Steps.
What would you change about yourself?
My back pain - and my mouth being too uncontrollable.
If you were a religious leader, what message would you preach to the world?
I have nothing to offer but my own confusion. xxx