20-20 Interview with Martyn Jacques
The 20/20 is a monthly Question & Answer session with interesting artists from all different scenes of the music world.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Waking up in my flat after touring as always on the road.
If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be and what would you do?
David Niven on the Riviera having a drink with Clark Gable
What has been your most memorable experience?
Being stabbed to near death 25 years ago
What is the one trait that you hate most about yourself?
Eating too much
What is your greatest extravagance?
In what way would you prefer to die?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Which time period or event (past or future) would you most like to visit?
Oscar Wilde London
What is your greatest regret?
Failing my 11+ and not going to Grammar School
When and where were you the happiest?
In my squat in London with my girlfriend 25 years ago
What do you consider your greatest achievement so far?
Recording 15 albums with no recording company support
If there is ?life after death?, what would you choose to come back as?
I would chose to come back as a spirit without a body
What is your most treasured possession?
A stone in a saucer from Edward Gorey
Which natural gift or ability would you most like to possess?
What is your most marked characteristic?
My high voice and my plat
What is the strangest dream you have ever had?
Being a Conquistador in Technicolor
How would you describe the perfect room for yourself?
Who would you most like to fight?
I?m not a boxer
What is your motto?Don?t let the bastards grind you down