My Fantasy Band: Sea of Bees
Friday 12 August 2011
Vocals Chris Martin
Let's start off with some Coldplay. He'll be nice, because his vocals are like chocolate: everyone likes him. He's the bittersweet chocolate, though, because he can go both ways: he can be badass or he can be very sweet.
Backing vocals - Jenny Lewis
I think Jenny Lewis's voice is amazing. It's her energy – she's very confident and she was made to rock and roll. Of all the female singers around these days, she doesn't conform to anything and she just does what she wants. I really admire that.
Guitar - Pete Townshend
I've seen lots of videos of The Who on YouTube and there is no question, they just rock out. It looks like he knows how to have a good time – he just takes the guitar and tells it what to do. I really enjoy his presence, so it would be really cool to have him play.
Piano Elton John
I've always been a big fan of his songs and it would be an honour to have him in the band. I could just see him closing his eyes, singing and going at it. I like people who are pretty free when they play. Everybody should like Elton John. I don't understand why you wouldn't.
Drums Ringo Starr
I really like his style, how he plays really loosely, never too tight like so many drummers nowadays. Ringo just went with the beat. He never let it take him over, I really admire that. I also really love his hair.
Bass - Martin Kelly
It's another Englishman! He played in East Village and he is the sweetest rock bassist, he has so much style to him. I like how he plays, the way he moves back and forth. He's just great.
Sea of Bees' new single, "Gnomes", is released on Monday on Heavenly Recordings
TVJamie's Sugar Rush reveal's campaigning chef's new foe
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 4 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition
The Gamechangers trailer: Daniel Radcliffe stars in GTA movie
Three million books were judged by their covers - this is what happened
Anne Hathaway is already being stung by Hollywood ageism, aged 32
No Escape, film review: Thriller generates plenty of excitement but soon collapses
The Lobster trailer: Colin Farrell has 45 days to find a lover or he'll be turned into an animal
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees