I draw giraffes in very broad strokes.
How did you draw his eyes?
I used to put on the glasses and look round.
Who would you say is most famous or influential about you?
It’s been difficult to find the right answer.
How do you find inspiration?
I try to find something which interests me while I’m doing something else.
You were on the news once. What was the first thing you did on your day off?
Was I supposed to go through my morning papers and see which came first?
What do you think is the key to your success as an artist?
No one can ever know that I’m in trouble.
Who was the inspiration for the song that made you famous, “My Girl”?
It was very difficult to find an inspiration, as I didn’t want to do anything to be perceived as a coward.
Would you like to collaborate with Martin Hannett for a collaboration?
Certainly. He was a master of writing great music.
How does it feel to be famous?
I don’t think it’s too bad. When you’ve worked hard, you don’t always see yourself happy and in a good mood all the time.
How long will it take you to collect your Nobel Peace Prize?
What will happen if you win it?
I know it can be very, very hard. I do not believe in luck.
Are you still a student?
I haven’t stopped studying. I like the subject.
Do you still travel?
I only recently joined the US Army.
I’m sure I’m going to have fans who hate, dislike, deride or hate on me. I think it’s important for us to do that on our own. Our fans are very important to us. They were our first customers, so we owe them a certain degree of respect.
I want to think that I’m going to be able to do a good job as a broadcaster and that will allow me the flexibility, and the freedom from, which I need to be able to go out there and play for my team. It’s important to me to have those options, and I’m willing to work at it. I just think it’s been a lot of time and I want to prove I can do it.
How much freedom does it give you