Fantasy band: Lewis Bowman, Chapel Club
'I want to have Scott Walker on vocals – there's no bigger singer'
Percussion: Cults Percussion Ensemble
These Scottish schoolgirls play xylophone, glockenspiel, vibes and timpani. I'm sneaking them in as one entry because they play as though they share a single, beautiful brain.
Cello: Arthur Russell
Russell could bring anything to the band – from space disco beats to sinuous, untethered vocals – and it'd sound ace. But I'll stick him on cello so he can enhance CPE's celestial loveliness with an orchestral edge.
Bass: James Jamerson
Jamerson (the bassist for Motown's session band, The Funk Brothers) is the best of the best. He played bass on Stevie Wonder's “Uptight” and Marvin Gaye's “What's Going On”, plus he can play upright double bass, which is what we're after.
Vocals and lyrics: Scott Walker
You need a big singer for music with this much atmosphere, and there's no one bigger than Scott. I'd have him pour some Scott 2-style poetry over proceedings, all wishes, whispers and strange grief.
Producer: Noah Lennox
Having a band member who can record, engineer and produce seems like a good idea, and Lennox has an open mind, superb taste and a searching spirit. Plus, he'd provide lovely backing vocals and be a good counterpoint to Scott.
Chapel Club tour from 23-27 March, playing Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, London and Brighton. Their second album, 'Good Together', is out in June (chapelclub.com)
GlastonburyWI to make debut appearance at Somerset festival
TV reviewIt has taken seven episodes for Game of Thrones season five to hit its stride
FilmPalme d'Or goes to radical and astonishing film that turns conventional thinking about immigrants on its head
Potter's attempt to create an Essex Taj Mahal was a lovely treattv
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Cyclist who knocked down three-year-old girl says his life has been 'destroyed'
- 2 A politically correct lefty goes to see Top Gear live – you'll probably believe what happened next
- 3 Young Preston fan has play-off hero Jermaine Beckford's shirt stolen from him at Wembley - which then appears for sale on Gumtree
- 4 Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN says
- 5 Puerto Rico, island of lost dreams: People are leaving the debt-hit territory in droves as near neighbour Cuba's star rises
Stolen Instagram photo sells for $90,000
Art Garfunkel calls Paul Simon a 'monster' with a Napoleon complex
Eurovision 2015 winner: Sweden beats Russia and Italy to take the title from Conchita Wurst
Dheepan, film review: Palme d'Or prize goes to radical and astonishing film that turns conventional thinking about immigrants on its head
Game of Thrones, The Gift, Season 5, Episode 7: Why two of the show’s most iconic characters just met
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people