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Born: 1972-03-20
Profession: Musician
Nation: Scottish
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The best songwriting comes from being as creative as you can and editing it down to the good bits, essentially.

Tags: Best, Creative, Good

The internet is like a gossipy girls' locker room after school, isn't it?

Tags: After, Room, School

There are loads of bands I'd love to produce.

Tags: Bands, Loads, Love

There's a character that I play onstage, and I can't let him loose in the supermarket when I'm buying my beans on toast.

Tags: Buying, Character, Him

Traditionally, lots of vagrants and unemployable characters wind up working in kitchens.

Tags: Characters, Wind, Working

Why play a chord when you can play one note?

Tags: Chord, Note, Why

You can only begin to be great when you embrace a sense of your own ridiculousness.

Tags: Begin, Great, Sense

You really only understand whether a song's good or not when you properly play it out in public for the first time.

Tags: Good, Time, Understand

Although they might not admit it, I think girls are very aware of the impact that they're having. But they never feel it themselves, and it's impossible to explain. It's like trying to tell a blind person what yellow is.

Tags: Impossible, Tell, Trying

Cinema, which is influenced by every single part of life, is direct and reaches you immediately. And writing - the best writing is complex ideas communicated concisely. And music - if it's a good tune, make sure people can bloody hear it.

Tags: Good, Life, Music

Glasgow's not a media center. When you're there, when you're hanging about, you feel quite detached from musical movements or fashions or anything like that. You do feel quite alone, in a good way.

Tags: Alone, Good, Quite

I really want it to have an impact on the world. I want to be in a town on the other side of the world, and somebody walks up and says, 'That music you made in Glasgow, I listened to it every day, and it moved me.'

Tags: Music, Side, Somebody

Maybe 'Can't Stop Feeling' and 'Turn It On' we'll just release as singles. It's a thing The Beatles used to do which I really loved, the idea of releasing something as a single completely on its own.

Tags: Feeling, Idea, Single

Of course, there's a certain type of person who feels that anything which becomes mainstream has to be rejected immediately. And that's part of the indie-alternative snobbery and hierarchy and elitism.

Tags: Feels, Rejected, Snobbery

There's a difference between expectations and aspirations.

Tags: Between, Difference

Arty. To me the word's got as much venom associated with it as 'wacky'.

Tags: Venom, Wacky, Word

No matter what you do, if you're trying to create something new, your environment has a massive impact on you.

Tags: Create, Matter, Trying

It's easy to be lazy when there's food lying around backstage or there's a fast-food joint a couple blocks away. But if you walk a little further, ask around a bit, of course there are exciting things to discover.

Tags: Away, Food, Lazy

Just because you can leap off a drum kit doing a scissors kick while hitting a chord, people expect you to be an extrovert socially. But I'm not always comfortable with the idea of small talk at a party.

Tags: Off, Small, Talk

A lot of bands have the enthusiasm kicked out of them by playing really dreary pub venues that just churn bands through.

Tags: Bands, Enthusiasm, Playing

A lot of food criticism has a similar flavor to it, and I'm probably going to write about it in a different way.

Tags: Criticism, Food, Write

Ambition is sneered at by some bands. It seems like a pretty good thing to me.

Tags: Ambition, Good, Pretty

Being in a band didn't buy me my beans on toast!

Tags: Band, Beans, Toast

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Boho to me is a first-year student who's just discovered the tie-dye shop.

Tags: Discovered, Shop, Student

Boredom or being sick of what you've done before is a big part of being in a band.

Tags: Big, Done, Sick

I didn't grasp the basic principle of being a promoter, which was: Put on music but also generate an income. I was on the dole most of the time.

Tags: Music, Put, Time

I think a lot of bands are creatively knackered when they come off tour.

Tags: Bands, Off, Tour

I think in the world of indie music there's this sort of false modesty.

Tags: False, Modesty, Music

I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins, music that will get people up and dance.

Tags: Blood, Dance, Music

I'd rather eat a cow-pat on a bun than a bloody McDonalds.

Tags: Bloody, Eat, Rather

I'm not a food critic, and I'm not really an authority to write anything on food.

Tags: Authority, Food, Write

Ideally, musicians belong outside the Establishment. When they cross that line, it's like something in them has died.

Tags: Died, Line, Musicians

If I was a fan of someone as a teenager, then it's OK for me to feel completely in awe when I meet them.

Tags: Fan, Meet, Someone

If success had come along when I was 17 it would either have killed me or sent me completely mad.

Tags: Either, Mad, Success

It doesn't matter how adventurous you want to be, you've still got to contain your identity.

Tags: Contain, Identity, Matter

It's very rare that a song falls from your mind complete.

Tags: Mind, Rare, Song

Men behave very oddly in the company of attractive women.

Tags: Company, Men, Women

People's musical tastes are fickle, and music can be a fashion.

Tags: Fashion, Music, Musical

Surely every band wants to be a pivotal point in history.

Tags: Band, History, Point