After our Christmas Party showcase at the Frog and Parrot on Thursday 21st December, we caught up with the super-talented Fuzzy Jones to discover a little more about this alt-indie-folk duo and their inspirations and what makes them tick!
Who are your major influences and inspirations, and why?
David Bowie (of course), Joni Mitchell & Serge Gainsbourg
Sum up the band in five words…
Junk Shop Folk, Big Hair
Who writes your songs?
What are the main themes or topics for most of your songs?
Politics and Love
Who is your favourite unsigned/underground band at the moment and why?
Maia – cos they rock beautifully and they’re so unique and psychedelic!
What’s in your CD player right now, or last song you streamed?
What are you like live?
Good, I would hope!
You’re stranded on a desert island and have one album with you, what is it?
Rumours – Fleetwood Mac (but it could be something else next week)
What’s on the horizon, and what can we look forward to from you?
I may be doing tour of women’s prisons next year…
QUICKFIRE: FUZZY JONES
WEAPON OF CHOICE –Voice
BASE – Horley, Surrey
FOOTBALL – Football?! They get paid too much!
GUILTY PLEASURE – Barbra Streisand – Woman in Love (haha!)
HERO – David Bowie
VILLAIN – Simon Cowell
BEST COMEDY SHOW – Orange is the New Black and Flight of the Conchords
THREADS – My new Urban Outfitters golden velvet trousers!
TROTTERS – My new suede, platform Air Force 1s
AT THE BAR – IPA
GIG YOU WISHED YOU’D BEEN AT – Any David Bowie gig (pre 1980)
NIGHT OUT WITH ANYONE – Billie Holiday (she could drink – apparently!)
FILM – Gainsbourg
SOUNDTRACK – Reservoir Dogs & Amélie
TOP 3 TUNES OF ALL TIME – Initials BB, Requiem Pour Un Con (Serge Gainsbourg) & Lady Grinning Soul (David Bowie)
TOP OF THE POPS – Hmm? I pretty much hate anything in the charts! It’s just Ed Sheeran all the f**ing time!
I like a lot of current alt artists though, like St Vincent.