Shortly to release his debut album 10 Songs, Aaron Fyfe took a 17 Seconds questionnaire…
Where are you and what’s the weather like?
In Glasgow. Weather’s pretty shit to be honest
What’s your favourite record in the charts?
Taylor Swift – pop gold.
What are your favourite films?
Love Actually. Notting Hill. I love chick flicks.
What are your favourite books?
I read loads of different things I’m reading Russell brand’s book at the min revolutions he is on point.
What are your favourite TV programmes?
Don’t watch TV.
What was the first record you bought and where did you buy it from?
I think it was a Mike Flowers tape. ‘We’re all going on a summer holiday,’ from Virgin.
What is your least favourite record that you have made, and why?
I recorded an album I got a bit wrong. Just because you can have things i.e string section doesn’t mean you have to use them
Do you believe in God?
It would be a sad life if you didn’t believe in something. Humans can’t understand it. It’s like trying to teach a cat how to use the internet – it’s too big.
What is the strangest story you have read about yourself?
Nothing that strange. People get things wrong all the time – my age. I’m 27.
Tell us a joke
What cheese do you use to get a Bear from its cave? Camembert.
Which football team do you support?
I watch football. I don’t have time to follow a team.
Do you have any pets?
What’s the worst song lyric of all time?
Who do you consider to be the most overrated musical act of all time?
Phil Collins. I just don’t get it.
What car do you drive?
My motor home.
Who would you want to play you in the film of your life?
Vinyl, CD, Download or stream?
How will you vote in the next election?
I’m not a Tory, let’s put it that way…
When was the last time you cried?
Not sure. I don’t cry that often. When I’m working most of the time.
What’s the best cover version you have ever heard?
‘All along the watchtower’ – Jimi Hendrix
What’s the strangest thing that has ever happened at one of your own gigs?
I got hit in the face with a glow sick.
Have you ever been starstruck?
I had a piss next to Seasick Steve. Couldn’t really talk though, was weird enough me looking at him.
What is your culinary speciality?
The Royal Family: should they stay or should they go?
Stay. I think they’re funny. Share the wealth a bit and let them get on with it.
If you weren’t doing this, what would you like to be?
I would love to be a cobbler.
What were you like at school?
Much the same, really. Louder perhaps.
What’s your poison?
If you could change one law, what would it be?
Not sure. People should be able to do what they want, within reason.
Which decade would you have most liked to have lived in?
Have you ever seen a ghost?
No but my mate Jim did, he said it was well strange.
‘Rocking Chair’ is out on February 23 on Tentman. 10 Songs follows on March 16.