Interview: George Reid of AlunaGeorge

Interview: George Reid of AlunaGeorge

Photo: Fiona Garden

One half of the electro-pop darlings runs the gauntlet of our First & Last questionnaire

First record you ever bought
Jamiroqai, Travelling Without Moving.

Last extravagant purchase you made
My first laptop.

First film you saw that really moved you
The Lion King.

Last lie you told
I'm fine thanks.

First movie you ever went on a date to
I can't remember.

Last time you cried
Couple of weeks back.

First thing you do when you’ve got time off work

Last great meal you cooked
I helped cook a great cottage pie.

First crush
The twins from Fun House.

Last person you fantasized about

First great piece of advice you were given
Be polite.

Last time you were star struck
Meeting Just Blaze.

First thing you’d do if you ran the country
Relieve myself of that responsibility.

Last meal on earth – what would it be
Bangers and mash.

First song you’ll sing at karaoke
No chance of me doing it.

Last time you exploited your position to get something
Free clothes.

First time you realised you were famous
Not famous.

Last time someone criticised your work
Probably today. Everyone's entitled to an opinion.

First three words your friends would use to describe you
Tall. Nice. Careful.

Last time you made an impulse buy and regretted it
Kebab in Newcastle.

First concert you ever attended
The Vines, Shepherds Bush Empire.

Last time you bought someone flowers
Girlfriend a few weeks back.

First object you’d save from your burning home

First job
French Connection sales assistant.

Last crime you committed
Speeding maybe.

First person you’d thank in an award acceptance speech
My Dad.

Last thing you recommended to someone
Lime pickle.

First thing you think of when you wake up in the morning
Brushing my teeth.

Last thing you think of before you go to sleep

AlunaGeorge - You Know You Like It (Official Video)


Electronic sounds laced with pop and R&B from London duo Aluna Francis and George Reid.

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