Eat, sleep and breathe: Sean Smith, We Were Promised Jetpacks

The bassist shares the band's tour habits


This article is from 2012.

Eat, sleep and breathe: Sean Smith, We Were Promised Jetpacks

What time is breakfast?
It changes every day. Usually fairly late though. It’s just the adults that get up in time for breakfast.

Tea or coffee?

Smoking or non-smoking?

Sweet or savoury snacks?
Savoury, but Peter Q (aka drummer Darren Lackie) eats Skittles constantly.

What food do you miss when you tour?
Sorry, nothing, I love the food on tour. I love eating different stuff every day. When people say that you have to eat rubbish when you’re on tour, they are lying.

Who’s the best cook you know?
Jamie Steel.

What’s on your rider?
Cheese, ham, bread, chips and dip, fruit and veg, cider and/or beer and some rum. Sorry, nothing exciting.

Which country/city has the best food?
I like the food in New York. Big pizza slices for dinner and good bagels for breakfast.

Do you eat out a lot?

Do you drink onstage?
Yes. Usually a cider and a rum.

WWPJ play Tweedlove, Peebles, Sat 2 Jun.

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This article is from 2012.

TweedLove Bike Festival

TweedLove is two weeks of bike riding and good times in the iconic Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders. TweedLove encompasses all things cycling – from road and mountain bike races that attract pro cyclists to family rides through Peebles town centre and informal jaunts into the hills guided by local riders.

Various venues: Peebles

Fri 26 May

Times & prices vary

Sat 27 May

Times & prices vary

Sun 28 May

Times & prices vary

…and 15 more dates until 12 Jun

We Were Promised Jetpacks

Breakneck alt.rock with strident, jangling guitars from WWPJ.

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