First word: Jamie T

Jamie T

Keen indie wordsmith Jamie T brings us some words of wisdom on home security, social drinking and being star struck meeting members of Blur

First record you ever bought
Gabrielle’s ‘Dreams’.

Last time you were chatted up
Two weeks ago.

First film you saw that really moved you

Last lie you told
I’ve never told a lie.

First movie you ever went on a date to
I dunno, but I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t have been watching the movie.

Last time you cried
Two weeks ago.

First thing you do when you’ve got time off work
Feed my cat.

Last great meal you cooked
A rainbow trout with potatoes and veg.

Last extravagant purchase you made
£125 jacket.

First crush
Gwen Stefani.

Last book you read
El Salvador: The Next Vietnam. More a long leaflet than a book really, but still amazing. Written in the 1980s.

First great piece of advice you were given
‘Fuck ‘em.’

Last time you were star struck
Meeting Graham Coxon from Blur.

First thing you’d do if you ran the country
Legalise drinking on the tube and ban the smoking ban.

Last meal on earth – what would it be

First song you’ll sing at karaoke
‘Rock the Casbah’ by The Clash.

Last time you exploited your position to get something
Never done it.

First time you realised you were famous
When you asked me that stupid question.

Last time someone criticised your work
My best mate, yesterday.

First three words your friends would use to describe you
Moody little git.

Last time you made an impulse buy and regretted it
A Russian flying cap. Stupid and not practical in post-Cold War Britain.

First concert you ever attended
Can’t remember.

Last time you bought someone flowers
Probably about eight months ago. Not saying why.

First thing you think of when you wake up in the morning
Did I leave the gas on?

Last thing you think of before you go to sleep
Did I lock the back door?

Jamie T plays the King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent at T in the Park, Fri 10 Jul. An EP, Sticks ‘N’ Stones is out now on Virgin Records.


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