20 Questions with Prides

20 Questions with Prides

A new feature on GIITTV where we ask artists 20 questions that come into our head, first up to field our questions is Stewart from Glasgow’s hotly tipped electronic pop trio PRIDES.

Where are you and what’s the weather like?

I’m in Glasgow and the weather is pretty much how you imagine Glasgow. Wet and cold.

What’s your favourite record in the charts?

Right now it’s probably Sia – Elastic Heart. Can’t seem to get enough of it.

What are your favourite films?

Star Wars (the original trilogy, i.e. the only trilogy), Moulin Rouge, and The Wedding Singer.

What are your favourite books?

Probably Shantaram, Battle Royale, and Game of Thrones.

What are your favourite TV programmes?

The Walking Dead, Parks & Rec, and right now I’m binging on The Good Wife.

What was the first record you bought and where did you buy it from?

It was Mmm Bop by Hanson, and I’m pretty sure I got it from the WH Smith on the High Street where I lived.

What’s the worst song lyric of all time?

It’s probably up there with the worst, but it’s also a banging tune, I dare you not to get it stuck in your head. ‘He’s got a brand new car, looks like a Jaguar, it’s got leather seats, it’s got a CD PLAYER PLAYER PLAYER PLAYER’

Who do you consider to be the most overrated musical act of all time?

Personally, Metallica. I don’t get it.

Vinyl, CD, Download or stream?

Vinyl & stream.

How will you vote in the next election?

With my brain.

When was the last time you cried?

I’m crying right now.

What’s the best cover version you have ever heard?

Bon Iver ‘I can’t make you love me’.

What’s the strangest thing that has ever happened at one of your own gigs?

Stage invasions, PA’s cutting out, fire alarms, beer seeping through the ceiling. There’s plenty to chose from.

Have you ever been starstruck?

Not particularly, I never really understood it, people are people.

The Royal Family: should they stay or should they go?

I like ‘em. Kate & Wills 4eva.

What were you like at school?

Your typical music geek I suppose. Not much has changed.

What’s your poison?

Gin & tonic, or red wine

Which decade would you have most liked to have lived in?

This one. But not the version we live in now, the Back to the Future II version. Hoverboards FTW.

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