My Fantasy Band: Jules De Martin, The Ting Tings

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Vocals - Jeff Buckley

Jeff is my ultimate hero and 'Grace' is my all-time favourite album. He has a dream voice and I'm gutted he's not with us any more.



Guitar - John Frusciante

I went to see Red Hot Chili Peppers on their arena tour recently, and every time I see John play, I just want to be able to play guitar like him. I love the video coverage of him jamming out. This guy rocks.



Bass - Tina Weymouth

She was the bassist and one of the founding members of Talking Heads, before she went on to form Tom Tom Club. She's my bandmate Katie's heroine. We're both huge Talking Heads fans and I've got to have one of them in this line-up.



Keyboard - Billy Preston

He played with The Beatles, most notably on the "Get Back" sessions, but he did his own solo stuff, too; he was just amazing. I'm not a big keyboard fan, but it seems like he was one of the cooler players.



Drums - Stuart Copeland

When I was growing up, my older sister was a huge Police fan. She collected all their records, which I then nicked. I'm a big fan of their early stuff, particularly 'Reggatta de Blanc'.

A deluxe version of The Ting Tings' 'We Started Nothing' is out now

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