John Famiglietti from Health - interview
We talk to member of US quartet
The bassist/ screamer/ percussionist and sometimes video director from Health, John Famiglietti, used to have it bad for Shamu the Whale apparently. Here he talks to The List about horse rental and beef jerky …
First record you ever bought
The Stooges – Fun House.
First film you saw that really moved you
A Clockwork Orange.
Last lie you told
‘I don’t have any STDs’.
First movie you ever went on a date to
Last time you cried
Ten minutes ago.
First thing you do when you’ve got time off work
Last great meal you cooked
Smoked salmon on celery purée.
Last extravagant purchase you made
Rented a horse.
Last book you read
The Greatest Show On Earth: The Evidence For Evolution by Richard Dawkins.
First great piece of advice you were given
‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’.
Last time you were star struck
Hasn’t happened yet. But I also haven’t met anyone super famous.
First thing you’d do if you ran the country
Tax religion, legalise drugs.
Last meal on earth – what would it be
Life-sized mould of myself made of beef jerky.
First song you’ll sing at karaoke
‘I Did It’ – Dave Matthews Band.
Last time you exploited your position to get something
Made a fan buy me a beer last week.
First time you realised you were famous
Last time someone criticised your work
Probably a minute ago on some internet forum.
First three words your friends would use to describe you
‘John is very …’
Last time you made an impulse buy and regretted it
Yesterday. Rowing machine.
First concert you ever attended
Last time you bought someone flowers
One year ago.
First thing you think of when you wake up in the morning
Where am I?
Last thing you think of before you go to sleep
Health play The Arches, Glasgow, Mon 30 Aug.