Interview: Har Mar Superstar talks Grace Jones, Michael Jackson and ET

Interview: Har Mar Superstar talks Grace Jones, Michael Jackson and ET

The disco-dancing sex icon runs our First & Last questionnaire gauntlet

First record you ever bought
The 7” of Tina Turner’s ‘We Don't Need Another Hero’ from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.

Last extravagant purchase you made
We hired two bodyguards in Mexico City on this tour.

First film you saw that really moved you
ET.

Last lie you told
I'll be right back.

First movie you ever went on a date to
Arachnophobia.

Last time you cried
Two weeks ago in Las Vegas.

First thing you do when you’ve got time off work
Catch up on hours and hours of TV in bed.

Last great meal you cooked
I never cook anymore, but I make a mean stir fry.

First crush
Grace Jones.

Last book you read
Life by Keith Richards.

First great piece of advice you were given
Never trust a big butt and a smile.

Last time you were starstruck
Meeting Paul McCartney a few years ago.

First thing you’d do if you ran the country
Quit running the country.

Last meal on earth: what would it be
Taco Bravo from Taco John's, rigatoni from Lavagna, honey butter biscuits from The Commodore, and soup dumplings from Yauatcha, and a six-pack of Pacifico.

First song you’ll sing at karaoke
‘Ben’ by Michael Jackson.

Last time you exploited your position to get something
Every time I step into a music venue or festival.

First time you realised you were famous
That hasn't happened yet.

Last time someone criticised your work
It happens every day, but luckily my reviews have been very positive lately.

First three words your friends would use to describe you
Driven. Chill. Gone.

Last time you made an impulse buy and regretted it
I impulse-bought a paper shredder and regretted not getting one sooner.

First concert you ever attended
Guns N' Roses on the Use Your Illusion Tour in '91 at Target Center in Minneapolis, with Soundgarden supporting. I was 13.

Last time you bought someone flowers
I bought my friend Julie Bernouis flowers on her birthday.

First object you’d save from your burning home
My phone and my passport.

Last funny thing you saw online
The Daily Show piece produced by Jena Friedman that got racist North Carolina GOP official Don Yelton fired. Unbelievable. Look it up.

First job
Paper route.

Last person you fantasized about
Liz Phair.

First word you spoke
I wasn't there.

Last crime you committed
I just got a ticket for not paying Light Rail fare in Minneapolis

First song at your (potential) wedding
‘Crazy on You’ by Heart.

Last song at your funeral
‘Princess and the Pony’ by Sean Na Na.

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

Last thing you recommended to someone
A trip to Joshua Tree.

First thing you think of when you wake up in the morning
More sleep.

Last thing you think of before you go to sleep
Sex.

Har Mar Superstar will play King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow, Mon 18 Nov.

Har Mar Superstar - Prisoner - Official Video (feat. Juliette Lewis)

Mad Max" We don't Need Another Hero" Tina Turner

ET The Extra Terrestrial Trailer HD

Arachnophobia (1990) Theatrical Trailer

Michael Jackson-Ben

Heart-Crazy On You

sean na na princess and the pony

Har Mar Superstar

Boogie Nights meets Prince in Har Mar's striptease electro act. With a not-so-subtle nod to Ron Jeremy, Har Mar Superstar has got sleazy pop/R&B all wrapped up. Known for aggressively physical stage performances, he's opened for the like of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Strokes, Incubus and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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