Latitude 2014: Five minutes with...James
Friday 16 May 2014
Tim Booth of James reveals his favourite artists playing at Latitude ahead of the festival:
1. If I could collaborate with one other Latitude artist it would be…
I spit on your “ONE” artist monogamy. I’m polyamorous!
2. The thing I’m most looking forward to at Latitude is…
3. The worst lie I’ve ever told was…
‘I don't lie’.
4. My secret talent is….
Juggling chainsaws on a unicycle.
5. My life motto is…
Do everything at least once.
6. Dream dinner party guests would be…
Einstein, Lennon, Kate Shela, Eno, Regina Spektor, Shakespeare, David Mitchell (the author), Doris Lessing, Eddie Izzard, Bill Hicks, Gabrielle Roth.
7. The book that changed my life was…
Doris Lessing's “Shikasta” but it may be dated now. My favorite book is “Cloud Atlas” by David Mitchell.
8. If there was a film about my life, my character would be played by…
9. I’d like to get lost in the Faraway Forest with…
Bear Grylls or Carey Mulligan - depending on how dangerous the forest was.
10. What’s in your festival picnic hamper?
Ear plugs, wellies, condoms, white chocolate, massage oil, triangular shaped cucumber sandwiches, Carey Mulligan (this is a cry for help).
What’s on your Latitude playlist?
Better Stop Sobbing - Chrissie Hynde
Everlasting Light – Black Keys
Now You Are Free – Augistines
Never Gonna Love Again – Lykke Li
Test Of Time – Temples
Song For Zula – Phosphoresent
Keep On Lying – Tame Impala
My Silver Lining - First Aid Kit
The state of independence - Chrissie Hynde
Hungry Face - Mogwai
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