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Thieves Like Us

are two Swedes (Pontus and Björn) and one Yankee (Andy) that have met accidentaly at Mauerpark, Berlin in 2002. When they decided to form a band they soon got signed by French label Kitsune. After a stint in New York they now settled in Paris.

Which song do you listen to when...
you feel like 1982?

It's always 1982 in my head.

you come home from the club?
Steven Halpern & Dallas Smith - Threshhold
you relax on a beach?

I don’t go to the beach.

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Classical Radio.

you go to a club?

I hang out in the smoking area away from the music.

you prepare for an important date?

I don’t go on dates.

you drive a car late at night?
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - Relevee
you are love sick?

I’m always love sick. So whatever is on in the background or foreground.

you make love?

Classical Radio.

you sit in a plane?

I don’t have an iPod.

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I don’t have an iPod.

you sit in the subway?

I don’t have an iPod.

you wake up?
Popol Vuh - Aguirre, The Wrath Of God
a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - Disintegration
best Beatles song
The Beatles - And Your Bird Can Sing
best concert you ever attended
Spiritualized

In 1997.

a record you fell in love to
The Who - The Who Sell Out
first record you remember
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
the song to be played at your funeral
T. Rex - Life’s A Gas
a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Durutti Column - Another Setting
your ultimate heartbreak song
Ride - OX4
your party anthem
Le Dust Sucker - Mandate My Ass
first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill
a song that reminds your friends of you

Ask them... Probably Thieves Like Us songs.

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
Questions answered by: Andy Grier

Matmos

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

Coffee / Friends / Sex with Strangers

Pacifika

5 favorite personal victories

waking up happy / eating well / getting sun / finishing ...

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Anna Kashfi

first record you bought
Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky

Everything Everything

you are love sick?
Jeff Buckley - Morning Theft

DJ Cherrystones

you prepare for an important date?
Glenn Branca - Lesson No 1

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite street?

Götgatan, a little closer to Europe...

Minus 8

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
David Bowie - Five Years

DJ Nu-Mark

best concert you ever attended
Run DMC; Public Enemy; Beastie Boys

No Age

you take a bubble bath?
Bad Brains - Pay To Cum

Defari

first record you bought
George Clinton - Atomic Dog

The Ones

first record you remember
The Blues Busters - Shame And Scandal

Daniel Wang

a song that reminds your friends of you
Voyage - I Love You Dancer

Telepopmusik

perfect anthem for Paris
Chet Baker

Van She

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

Don't come home after DJing / In a ...

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite band hailing from the city?

Kite

Crystal Antlers

you relax on a beach?
Wham! - The Edge Of Heaven

Ashley Beedle

you are love sick?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Stephan Remmler

a song that reminds you of school
Ritchie Valens - Donna

Adonis

your ultimate heartbreak song
Prince - It's Gonna Be Lonely

Sam Amidon

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jimi Hendrix - Live At Berkeley

US3

a song that reminds you of school
Alice Cooper - School's Out

Sandi Thom

you are love sick?
Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up

Minotaur Shock

you come home from the club?
Stars Of The Lid

Dillon

you are on the tour bus?
Beyoncé - Hello

Magic Arm

you go fishing?
Billy Briggs & The XIT Boys - On Top Of Pike’s Peak

My Morning Jacket

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bread - Make It With You

Morpheus

first record you bought
Wilson Pickett - If You Need Me

Electric 6

you sit in a plane?
Cat Power - Moon Pix

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Dennis Kane

you need to get work done?

I do, so let's end this!

Newton Faulkner

No. 3
Tom Waits - Blood Money

Omar

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Lail Arad

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Chelsea Morning

Captain Sensible

you go to a club?
DJ Tsuyoshi

Glass Candy

take these three games along:

Tetris (nintendo) / Smurf (coleco) / Ms. Pacman (atari)

Alexander Robotnick

you prepare for an important date?
Vasco Rossi - Vita Spericolata

Bloc Party

you relax on a beach?

Gordon Moakes: I prefer to read on the ...

Tahiti 80

you prepare for an important date?
Tahiti 80 - Big Day

Hot Chip

you run naked through a cornfield?

Joe: Yeah, I would agree with Al. It ...

Peter Broderick

record you were looking for the longest
Tarentel

Holger Czukay

you make love?

Gott oh Gott, mich dann auch noch mit ...

Tridact

you sit in a plane?
Michael Rother - Sterntaler

Marius Circus

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Snares - Black Sabbath

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Caribou

a record you fell in love to
Lilys - Ginger

Wolfmother

you surf the internet?
Lionel Richie - Hello

Yacht

No. 8
Sade - Smooth Operator

Micah P. Hinson

a record you fell in love to
Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

DJ Vadim

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

Lanoiraude

5 favorite magazines

Finger Mag. Of course! / Vibrations. One of the ...

Pastor

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Bronx - History's Stranglers

Justine D

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - China Girl

Franz Nicolay

you cook?
Sam Cooke - Good Times

Mechanical Bride

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bon Iver - Skinny Love

Tiga

your ultimate heartbreak song
U2 - One

Dani Siciliano

first record you bought
The Go-Go's - Beauty & The Beat

Anne Clark

5 favorite magazines

I used to love magazines and when I ...

Lloyd Cole

first record you remember
The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love

Shawn Lee

record you were looking for the longest

I'm still looking for it!

Miss Platnum

you make love?
Jimi Hendrix - Foxy Lady

Alexandra Hope

you are in the sauna?
Serge Gainsbourg - Ballade de Melody Nelson

Kissey Asplund

your sunday morning song
Aaron Jerome ft Andreya Triana - Angel Lady

The Loose Salute

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Fingerpicked

No. 4
Kate Bush - How To Be Invisible (EMI, 2005)

Cypress Hill

your sunday morning song
Willie Bobo - Fried Neckbones and Some Home Fries

Ora Cogan

you sit in the subway?
Erase Errata - Tax Dollar

Constance Amiot

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

Justus Köhncke

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joy Division - A Means To An End

Chromeo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
«Hava Nagila»

Saint Etienne

your boozed up anthem
The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Wooden Birds

first record you bought
The Go-Go's - Beauty & The Beat

Kissogram

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Fall - The Joke

Trevor Jackson

you are on a football field?

I never play football.

We Are Wolves

learn these three songs by heart:
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Justice

5 favorite remixes
Green Day - Basket Case (Moog Cook Book Cover)

Ingrid Olava


I used to hate Oslo, when I first ...

Joan As Police Woman

you surf the internet?
Dr. John - Such A Night

Jesse Lenat

you shop for shoes?
Leonard Cohen - Bird On A Wire

Kon & Amir

you drive into the country?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Jonathan Wilson

your party anthem
Grateful Dead - Europe '72

Gary Numan

a song that reminds you of school
T. Rex - Telegram Sam

Leon Ware

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Jude

Shakespeares Sister

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Joni Mitchell - Help Me I Think I’m Falling

DJ Nature

your ultimate heartbreak song
Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Michel Petrucciani - Both Worlds

Angel Deradoorian

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Gossip

you feel like 1982?
Malaria! - Your Turn To Run

Thieves Like Us

you make love?

Classical Radio.

The Earlies

a record you fell in love to

PG: Mine is more a tale of lust ...

Chikinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lerner/Loewe - If Ever I Should Leave You

Shine 2009

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Orbital - Lush

Social Disco Club

No. 5
The Persuader - Slussen (Go Dub Mix by Erot)

Kid Koala

you drive a car late at night?
Kid Koala - Fender Bender

Bush Tetras

record you were looking for the longest
The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Lucky Luke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
10cc - I'm Not In Love

The Good Natured

take these three games along:

GTA Vice City, which is pretty much the ...

Senor Coconut

you make love?
Henry Mancini - Western Mancini

Funkmasters

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces

Michael Mayer

first record you remember
Roy Black, Alexandra & Ivan Rebroff - Vergissmeinnicht

Ratatat

your boozed up anthem
Jay-Z - Hard Knock Life

Stratus

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Lind - Cool Summer

Kalabrese

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Justus Köhncke - Timecode (Lexx Edit)

Chris & Cosey

a record you fell in love to
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Prince Language

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

The ability to get a sandwich at 4 ...

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you take a bubble bath?

Flo: Meinen Handyklingelton, weil ich natürlich wieder ...

The Diaphanoids

you destroy a hotel room?
Erik Satie

First Aid Kit

you stay in bed?
Kimya Dawson - Sleep

Kasper Bjorke

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

Fol Chen

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Kate Bush - Cloudbusting

Mystery Jets

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
John Adams - Shaker Loops

Ed Harcourt

you need to get work done?
Steve Reich - Six Pianos

Colder

No. 7
Chris & Cosey - October Love Song

The Project Club

you drive a car late at night?
Gary Numan - Cars

Ian Hart

a song that reminds your friends of you
R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts

C. Gibbs

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - Hang Down Your Head

Erobique

you sit in the subway?
Jackson Browne - Running On Empty

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Elvis Presley - Snowbird

My Bee's Garden

first video clip you remember?
Björk - Human Behaviour

Ralphi Rosario

perfect anthem for Chicago
Debbie Jacobs - Don't You Want My Love

Morningwood

a record you fell in love to
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Dego

you are in a depressive mood?
Claude Young - Acid Wash Conflict

Heavy

you drive a car late at night?
Herbie Hancock - Stars In Your Eyes

Windsurf

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Flying

The Invisible

5 favorite personal belongings

Hohner telecaster / Austrian coachman’s cape / my mattress ...

The Miserable Rich

you go to a club?
Felix Da Housecat

Skull Defekts

take these three books along:

Nan Goldin: «The Devil’s Playground» / Richard Coleman ...

Candi Staton

perfect anthem for Hanceville
Judy Garland - Over The Rainbow

The Jackets

first video clip you remember?
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Simone White

first record you remember
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Gnod

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Dinosaur - Kiss Me Again (Version)

Explosions In The Sky

you go fishing?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Nedry

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Taxman

The Golden Filter

you run from the cops?
Cheap Trick - Dream Police

Beppe Loda

you go fishing?
Widespread Panic - Fishing

Gilles Peterson

you sit in the subway?
Mos Def - Universal Magnetic

Ada

5 favorite instruments

Electribe SX / Electribe MX / Rhodes / Klavier / Gitarre

Bill Adler

the song to be played at your funeral
Groucho Marx - Hello, I Must Be Going

The Shortwave Set

a song that reminds you of school
Madonna - Borderline

Dan Michaelson

best concert you ever attended
Beck

Dollskabeat

5 favorite cartoon characters

Evil Edna (a wicked television set on a ...

Hacienda

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Wilco - Please Tell My Brother

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite bands you know personally

Michael Rother / Ada / Robocop Kraus / Schneider TM / Goldenen ...

James Holden

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Binary Finary - 1999

Soul Mekanik

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Laid Back - Cocaine Cool

Afrika Bambaataa

your party anthem
James Brown - I Feel Good

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you bought
Farley Jackmaster Funk

White Hinterland

a song that reminds your friends of you

Pass. I’m sorry. I can’t think ...

Matthew Dear

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

2raumwohnung

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Wired / Dazed and Confused / Der Tagesspiegel

Glen Johnson

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - I'm A Slave 4 U

N.A.S.A.

a song that reminds your friends of you
Common - Be

Brasstronaut

you go skiing?
Mos Def - Slow Down

Datarock

you sit in a plane?
Sonic Youth

Paul Frick

you run naked through a cornfield?
Björk - Declare Indepenence

Stefan Goldmann

you make love?

Das hängt von der Liebe ab. Manchmal ...

Ilija Rudman

best concert you ever attended
Roy Ayers

Editors

you are on a football field?
Doves - Pounding

Wordsworth

a record you fell in love to
R. Kelly - 12 Play (LP)

Brennan Green

you stay in bed?

I go to sleep with the TV. It ...

Air

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Azari & III

you wake up?
India Arie - Ready For Love

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hüsker Dü - Eight Miles High

Marcus Bonfanti

best soundtrack ever
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

The Battle Of Land And Sea

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Phenomenal Handclap Band

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Nazz - Hello It's Me

Raul Midon

5 favorite personal victories

be successful on tour / keep my girl’s ...

Mélissa Laveaux

your party anthem
Mulatu Astatke And The Heliocentrics - Inspiration Info...

Dinky

5 favorite TV shows

I dont watch TV. I haven’t owned ...

Belle & Sebastian

you walk through a dark forest?
Abagail Grey - Dark Woods

Kid Loco

you prepare for an important date?
Dr. Alimentado - The Best Dressed Chicken In Town

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite concerts you attended

Neil Young (1990) / Laughing Hyenas (1994) / The Jesus ...

Vetiver

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Tal Weiss

first record you bought
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Soul Clap

best concert you ever attended
Nicolas Jaar

Kool Keith

you wake up?
Ultramagnetic MC's - We About Chicks

In Flagranti

you are love sick?

I am never lovesick. I guess I am ...

Nicole Willis

get these three pets:

An irish wolfhound named James / An italian greyhound ...

DJ Kent

you destroy a hotel room?
Slayer

Oyvind Morken

perfect song to end a party with
Carly Simon - Why

Seelenluft

a record you fell in love to
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Chromatics

your party anthem
Donna Summer - Bad Girls

Swahili Blonde

you run naked through a cornfield?
Captain Beefheart - Clear Spot

Little Jackie

you stay in bed?
MGMT - Electric Feel

Alva Noto

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Ewan Pearson

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt - You're Beautiful

Kurt Maloo

you take part in a peace rally?
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower

Padded Cell

you make love?
Yasuko Agawa - LA Nights

George Duke

your liberation anthem
Lift Every Voice And Sing

Bob Power

you run naked through a cornfield?
Cream - I Feel Free

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you relax on a beach?

No music needed for this. The sound of ...

Sons And Daughters

you drive a car late at night?
Deerhoof - My Diamond Car Star

Leroy Burgess

your party anthem

Most any song I actually did write, or ...

Doe Paoro

your guilty pleasure song
Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love

El-P

you prepare for an important date?
Duran Duran - Save A Prayer

Black Devil Disco Club

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Gladiators - Stick A Bush

Port O'Brien

you are love sick?
John Lennon - Oh My Love

Plum

take these three DVDs along:

«Old Boy». To remind me that life is ...

Smudo

you are on a football field?

«Oleeeoleee St.Pauliii – oleeeee...»

Wolf People

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Super Furry Animals - Fuzzy Logic

Metronomy

your party anthem
Wayne Wonder - No Letting Go

Wally Badarou

the song to be played at your funeral

I'll let it up to my survivors ...

Kool & The Gang

you are love sick?
Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

Ricardo Villalobos

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Andy Gill

a record you fell in love to
Muddy Waters - Manish Boy

Emmy The Great

a song that reminds your friends of you
Weezer

Motor City Drum Ensemble

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Trans Europa Express

The Emperor Machine

you make breakfast?
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

first record you remember
Mussorgsky - Night On Bald Mountain

Unconventional Science

first record you bought
Dilated Peoples - The Platform

The Bees

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Aphex Twin - Crying In Your Face

Lone Wolf

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Moonage Daydream

Seether

No. 7
Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine

White Denim

a song that reminds your friends of you
Spin Doctors - Two Princes

Morgan Geist

you come home from the club?

I want silence after the club.

Lhasa

the song to be played at your funeral

That’s none of my business.

Bottin

No. 11

Helsinki HEL. Cosy, efficient and offers free wifi ...

David Pajo

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Charlie McCarthy / Mac Arthur / Charlie Feathers

Lucky Soul

you cook?
Toots & The Maytals - Pressure Drop

Barbara Carlotti

you jog?
Bat For Lashes - Horse And I

Hannah Scott

a record you fell in love to
Elisa - Lotus

Annie

you are on a football field?
Turbonegro - I Got Erection

Ilya Santana

you take a bubble bath?
Deva Premal - Mantras

Architeq

you stay in bed?
Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda

Gary Lucas

first record you bought
Duane Eddy - Dance With The Guitar Man

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you come home from the club?

A never ending tone in the middle ear ...

Horse Meat Disco

take these three CDs/records with you:

The 3 hour mix from Daniele Baldelli's ...

Grizzly Bear

you need to get work done?

Silence.

Horace Andy

No. 8
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Jacob Golden

first record you remember
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - The Message

Art Brut

the song to be played at your funeral
Alan Silvestri - Back To The Future

VV Brown

you sit in a plane?
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Mark Archer

best concert you ever attended

Got to see Chic a few years back ...

New Young Pony Club

you watch girls go by?

I like watching girls but not as much ...

Bodies Of Water

the song to be played at your funeral
The Swan Silvertones - Trouble In My Way

Trans Am

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Meat Loaf

Al McKay

you make love?
Thomas Newman - Meet Joe Black (OST)

Wall-E

you run naked through a cornfield?
David Axelrod - Warning Talk (Part I )

Studio

a song that reminds your friends of you
Hawkwind - Hurry On Sundown

Zambri

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Aphex Twin - Vordhosbn

Anja Schneider

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computerliebe

David Holmes

you make love?
Portishead - Portishead

The Bangles

you go to a club?
The Creation

Turzi

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Aerodynamik

Magic Mike

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mass Productions - Turn Up The Music

Chelonis R. Jones

you watch girls go by?
Isaac Hayes - Your Love Is So Doggone Good

Moonboots

best concert you ever attended
The Penguin Café Orchestra

Syd Matters

you take a bubble bath?
Staind - It's Been A While

Steve Mason

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Happy Mondays - Wrote For Luck

Kris Menace

you camp in the desert?
Mogwai - Auto Rock

Charles Webster

perfect anthem for London
The Smiths - London

Max Essa

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Cramps - Psychedelic Jungle

Olafur Arnalds

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Hannah Cohen

the song to be played at your funeral
Link Wray - Rumble

Headless Heroes

you drive a car late at night?
Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper

The Fray

you ride a bicycle?
Yann Tiersen - Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain

Luke Solomon

5 favorite fruits

Grapes / Nectarines / Oranges / Tangerines / Pineapples

Barn Owl

you sit by the river?
William Basinski - Vivian & Ondine

Soft Rocks

you rob a bank?
Trigger - Trigger

Charlotte Hatherley

a song that reminds you of school
Blur - Girls And Boys

The Priscillas

get these three pets:

H: horse / dog / goat

Manuel Tur

perfect anthem for Essen
Bat For Lashes - The Big Sleep

The Rayographs

a record you fell in love to

A: Songs on compilations tapes. To say which ...

Tindersticks

first record you bought
Gustav Holst - The Planets

Mouse On Mars

a record you fell in love to
Mortician - Devoured Alive

Prefuse 73

first record you bought
Prince - 1999

Ruede Hagelstein

you are love sick?
Björk - All Is Full Of Love

Pilooski

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Nick Drake - Riverman

José James

you sit in the subway?
J Dilla

Jill Jones

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
PJ Harvey - Dear Darkness

Riccio

best day of the week in the city?

All days for me, not one in particular.

Max Tundra

first record you remember
Hal Kemp And His Orchestra - Swamp Fire

Ian Pooley

you ride a bicycle?
Supergrass - Going Out

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds your friends of you

Das werde ich sie bei Gelegenheit mal fragen.

Bobbito Garcia

you are in a depressive mood?
Stevie Wonder - Talking Book (LP)

Dave Clarke

you go fishing?
Dr. Alimantado

Pyrolator

5 favorite books

Zu viele.

Sumner Brothers

you make love?
Radiohead - The Bends

Apiento

you relax on a beach?

Don't really listen to music on the ...

Parlour

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - I Won't Hurt...

Jackpot

you paint your apartment?
Jesus And the Mary Chain - B Sides

J Rawls

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y.

Mugison

5 favorite months

I really like all of them, but 5 ...

Lindstrom

you pretend to be married?
Fern Kinney - Baby Let Me Kiss You

Ray Mang

you feel like 1982?
Dinosaur L - Go Bang

Drugstore

a song to seduce you
Drugstore - I Wanna Love You Like A Man

The Soulsavers

you make love?
Spain - The Blue Moods of Spain

Tim Sweeney

you take a bubble bath?
Dr. Demento - Fish Heads

Monday Michiru

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any modern day Japanese Enka ballad.

Sondre Lerche

you drive a car late at night?
Fleetwood Mac - Big Love

Lexx

you fall asleep?
Cornell Campbell - King In My Empire

Georg Levin

you are love sick?
The Beatles - Julia

Beautiful Swimmers

you drive a car late at night?
Mobb Deep - Hell On Earth

Lovefingers

you wake up?
Roedelius - Freudentanz (Wenn Der Südwind Weht)

Michael Reinboth

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
David Sylvian - Gone To Earth

Heidi Happy

you drive a car late at night?

Da hab ich nichts zu sagen. Hab selber ...

DJ Mehdi

you make love?
Ella Fitzgerald

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds your friends of you
Radiohead - Videotape

Jakob der Lügner

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Desireless - Voyage, Voyage

Still Going

your sunday morning song

E & L: Usually we are sleeping sunday mornings.

CALLmeKAT

best day of the week in the city?

I like sunday evenings.

Erol Alkan

you fall asleep?
Al Green - Love And Happiness

Caron Wheeler

you prepare for an important date?
Stevie Wonder - Village Ghetto Land

Hatcham Social

the song to be played at your funeral
Burt Bacharach - Blue On Blue

Shitdisco

you stay in bed?
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - Hard Life

Midlake

first record you remember
Taco - Puttin On The Ritz

The Late Greats

you stay in bed?
Neil Young

Bebel Gilberto

you sit in a plane?
Gilberto Gil - Vem Morena

Rebelski

first record you remember
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Kinski

a song that reminds you of school
Squeeze - In Quintessence

Birdy Nam Nam

you are window shopping?
Junior Mafia - Get Money

Interpol

you walk through a dark forest?
Palace Brothers - I Send My Love To You

KT Tunstall

you meet your parents?
Robert Plant & Allison Krauss - Please Read The Letter

Panico

No. 8
Café Tacuba - Re

Kathryn Williams

you are love sick?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Into My Arms

Linda Lewis

a song that reminds you of school
The Mamas & The Papas - Monday Monday

Good Shoes

you relax on a beach?
Patrick Wolf - Wind In The Wires

Sebastien Tellier

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg - Manon

Woolfy

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - Just Like Heaven

Round Table Knights

you come home from the club?
Joanna Newsom - The Book Of Right-On

Luke Haines

5 favorite instruments

Inquisition Rack / Guillotine / Scalpel / Garrott / Penny whistle

Boom Bip

you sit in a plane?
Windy & Carl - Elevation

Dollboy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bruce Springsteen - Wreck On The Highway

James Murphy

you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Jesh

No. 9
Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadnes...

Erik Truffaz

No. 4
Anouar Brahem - Conte de l'incroyable amour

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - The Bridge

Little Dragon

5 favorite instruments

Synths / Bass / Drums / Percussion / Vocals

Our Broken Garden

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Goldfrapp - Clowns

Papst & Abstinenzler

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Dr. John - I Walk On Guilded Splinters

Boozoo Bajou

No. 10
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

Telephones

you walk in the rain?
Fashion - Love Shadow

Rod Thomas

first record you bought
Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

Karl Bartos

best video clip you ever saw
The Beatles - Penny Lane

Thievery Corporation

you sit in a plane?
Fila Brazillia - A Zed And To Ls

Pepe Bradock

you drive a car late at night?
Pat Metheny - Oasis

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Verve - Love Is Noise

Richard Norris

you run naked through a cornfield?
Blue Pearl - Naked In The Rain

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Flat Duo Jets - Go Go Harlem Baby

Bronnt Industries Kapital

first record you bought
Bad Manners - Can Can

Rainer Trüby

you wake up?
Lorez Alexandria - Morning

Cosmin TRG

take these three books along:

Daniel Defoe: «Robinson Crusoe» / Michel Houellebecq: «The Possibility ...

Jimi Jamison

first record you bought
The Beatles - With The Beatles

Junior Boys

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She's Leaving Home

Race Horses

perfect anthem for Cardiff
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Iechyd Da

Theo Parrish

you make love?

A skipping record. When the record goes off ...

Orishas

you meet your parents?
NG La Banda

Cazals

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind

Quiet Village

you meet your parents?
Neil Diamond - The Jazz Singer

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Barbara - Parce que

Cajun Dance Party

the song to be played at your funeral
Smog - Dress Sexy At My Funeral

Alter Ego

a song that reminds your friends of you
Alter Ego - Rocker

Lopazz

you drive a car late at night?
Johnny Cash

Gemma Ray

you sit in the subway?
Odetta - 900 Miles

David Morales

you cook?
The Trammps - Disco Inferno

Zwicker

you play lego?
Peter Fox - Alles Neu

Ost & Kjex

you fall asleep?
Carcass - Reek Of Putrefaction

Moving Units

your boozed up anthem
Christian Death - Romeo's Distress

Clare & The Reasons

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Sir Mix-A-Lot - Baby Got Back

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Lambchop - Up With People

Holy Ghost!

you play ping-pong?

A: Whatever’s playing on the cruise ship ...

DJ Touché

No. 4

«Zombie» aka «Zombie Flesh Eaters» (Lucio Fulci, 1979 ...

Marc Romboy

you fall asleep?
Anne Clark - Sleeper In Metropolis

Hugh Herrera

a song that reminds you of school
The The - Good Morning Beautiful

The Chap

5 favorite books

Philip K. Dick: «Valis» / Patrick Wedge: «How To ...

Suzanne Vega

a song that reminds you of school
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly

Coldplay

first record you remember
a-ha - Hunting High And Low

!!!

you feel like 1982?
Depeche Mode - Leave In Silence (Extended Mix)

Glimpse

5 favorite personal tragedies

smoking / using glow sticks in the 90’s ...

Circlesquare

you had enough of this world?
Slowdive - Blue Skied And Clear

Beverley Knight

you are love sick?
Mary J. Blige - Not Gon’ Cry

Fan Death

a song you would send over the ocean
Lewis Furey

Brian Jackson

a record you fell in love to
The Delfonics - La La Means I Love You

Cornelius

you repair a synthesizer?
Raymond Scott

Trusme

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Kaos

a song that reminds you of school
Double D & Steinski - Lesson 1

Million Stylez

which is the best job one can have in the city?

Probably the job as being the prime minister ...

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mihey & Jumangee - Suka Lubov

Gravenhurst

you run naked through a cornfield?
Mastodon - March Of The Fire Ants

Nils Frahm

you meet your parents?
The Good Ones

Yoav

best concert you ever attended
Leonard Cohen

Audie Darling

favorite street?

Elliston Place. It’s not as cool as ...

Morton Valence

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

Fiona Daniel

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead - Weird Fishes

Al Kent

a song that reminds you of school
Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee

Coyote

a song that reminds your friends of you

Ampo: No idea.

Melanie C

your liberation anthem
Melanie C - Better Alone

Efterklang

the song to be played at your funeral
Fred Astaire - He Loves And She Loves

Invisible Conga People

you start a riot?
INU - Right Sider

Au Revoir Simone

you stay in bed?
Chicago - Hard To Say I’m Sorry

Chrome Hoof

you camp in the desert?
Heaven 17 - Come Live With Me

Higamos Hogamos

you take a bubble bath?
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra

Peanut Butter Wolf

you go fishing?

I used to fish with my dad when ...

Tiago

you are love sick?
Gipsy Kings - Amor, Amor

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Jim Reeves - Welcome To My World

Johnossi

favorite street corner?

O: Tjähovsgatan/Östgöagatan. I like this ...

Bomb The Bass

your party anthem
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam

David Rodigan

No. 12
The Wailers - Slave Driver

Toby Tobias

perfect anthem for London
Roy Davis Jr. feat Peven Everett - Gabriel

Daddy-O

you relax on a beach?
Yanni - Meditation Nightingale

Dominique Leone

your boozed up anthem
Barrett Strong - Money (That’s What I Want)

Mugwump

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Renegade Soundwave - Probably A Robbery

These New Puritans

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Björk - Venus As A Boy

Rocko Schamoni

where do you kiss the last time (or where would you like to)?

Auf der Strasse, am Hafen, bei den grossen ...

Sharon van Etten

you sit in a plane?
Bob Dylan - Sarah

Jazzanova

best Beatles song

So ein Gesamtkunstwerk an Musik kann man nicht ...

Comanechi

you paint your apartment?
Le Tigre - Le Tigre

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three tools with you:

I don’t need any tool. Who do ...

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Howlin' Rain

a song that reminds you of school
Steely Dan - Midnight Cruiser

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sensational - Loaded With Power

Defend Moscow

your sunday morning song
Phoenix - Consolation Prizes

Trentemoller

you work in the garden?
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead

Pink Skull

first record you remember
Donna Summer - On The Radio

Molly Wagger

5 favorite restaurants

The Treehouse / Nandos / Illegal Jacks / Britannia Spice / Chop ...

Karl Culley

a song that reminds you of school
Rufus Wainwright - Art Teacher

The Morning Benders

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Band - Tears Of Rage

Nocturnes

record you were looking for the longest
Prick - Communiqué

Peter Kruder

you relax on a beach?
Rokia Traore - Tchamantche

Final Fantasy

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Anne Murray

Odawas

your sunday morning song
Bob Martin - Midwest Farm Disaster

Cage The Elephant

you wake up?
Thom Yorke - Atoms For Peace

Division Of Laura Lee

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - You Sure Love To Ball

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jacques Dutronc - On Nous Cache Tout, On Nous Dit Rien

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

Architecture In Helsinki

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Avalanches - Since I Left You

Memory Band

you relax on a beach?
John Martyn - Bless The Weather

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
E-40 - Tell Me When To Go

Bing Ji Ling

record you were looking for the longest
Al Hirt - Soul In The Horn

Empire Of The Sun

you make love?
Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile

Xiu Xiu

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

crime / prostition / drugs

Marissa Nadler

you go to a club?

I usually don't like to go to ...

Young Knives

your sunday morning song
Elvis Costello - Indoor Fireworks

Headman

the song to be played at your funeral

I don't wanna think about my funeral ...

Ronny & Renzo

you cook?
Mike Figgis - Leaving Las Vegas Soundtrack

Chris Carrier

you want to disturb your neighbours?

A nice after party with my friends is ...

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Bright Eyes - I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning

Apache Beat

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Mark E.

you run from the cops?
Pigbag - Pigbag

Mavis Staples

perfect anthem for Chicago
R. Kelly - Steppin' Into Heaven

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
Brian Eno - The Pearl

John Klemmer

you fall asleep?

I am fascinated by any and all music ...

Duke Special

record you were looking for the longest
Magnetic Fields

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

King Britt

you are in a depressive mood?
Tears For Fears - Mad World

Leo Zero

your party anthem
Manu Dibango - Big Blow

John Foxx

you wake up?

A Birdsong. I have several recordings of birdsongs ...

Tanya Stephens

you need to get work done?
Smokey Robinson

Sarah Jaffe

first record you remember
Radiohead - The Bends

Mark Richardson

you meet your parents?
Neil Diamond - Beautiful Noise

Peter, Bjorn & John

you sit in the subway?
Moondog - Avenue Of The Americas

Tom Vek

you need to get work done?
Jaga Jazzist - Animal Chin

Devendra Banhart

you sit in a plane?
Vetiver

Sven Väth

first record you remember
Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock

Mirror Mirror

perfect anthem for New York
Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan

Slove

you are in the sauna?
Bryan Ferry - Alphaville (Leo Zero Remix)

Scout Niblett

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand

James Pants

first record you remember
Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 - Crystal Illusions

Simple Kid

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Raspberry Beret

Terence Bernardo

the song to be played at your funeral
George Harrison - What Is Life

Travis

you smuggle diamonds?
Lalo Schifrin - Bullit Soundtrack

Blow Monkeys

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Blow Monkeys - Digging Your Scene

Lisbee Stainton

your guilty pleasure song
ABBA - Lay All Your Love On Me

Tim Mälzer

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Harald Schmidt / Paris Hilton / Robert De Niro

Chris Coco

you make love?
Sigur Rós - ()

Chuck D

you relax on a beach?
The Isley Brothers

Tony Carrasco

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Klein & M.B.O. - Dirty Talk

Kathy Zimmer

your boozed up anthem
AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long

Kelli Ali

you sit in a plane?
Sufjan Stevens - Come On! Feel The Illinoise!

Bosque Brown

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Townes Van Zandt - Marie

Alela Diane

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Scott Walker - Duchess

Psychic Ills

you relax on a beach?
Richie Havens - Run, Shaker Life

Oneida

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Never done it, never will.

Bettye Lavette

first record you remember
Art Gentry - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy

Sibrydion

No. 4
Edward H. Dafis - Ffordd Newydd Eingl-Americanaidd Grêt...

Mungolian Jetset

you drive a car late at night?
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

Andreya Triana

perfect anthem for London
The Invisible - London Girl

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Modern Lovers - Hospital

Lydia Lunch

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lydia Lunch

Wooden Shjips

you jog?
Snapper - Buddy

Meret Becker

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
«In The Mood For Love»

Casual

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any sad ass mama song.

Polly Scattergood

you wake up?
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

A Mountain Of One

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Riverman

Eagles Of Death Metal

you make love?
James Brown - The Payback (LP)

Black Angels

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Psychic Ills - Dins

Living Things

you run naked through a cornfield?
Steve Miller Band - The Joker

John Daly

take these three tools with you:

fishing rod / knife / lighter

Zohra

you are love sick?
Natasha Bedingfield - Soulmate

Luca C & Brigante

you are love sick?
Cat's Eyes - Love You Anyway

Matthew Herbert

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian / Dazed and Confused / Desert Island Monthly

Ben Watt

a song that reminds your friends of you

You better ask them.

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I dunno... aftershave, beers?

Camille

you run naked through a cornfield?
La Marseillaise

GusGus

you make love?
Gus Gus - Polydistortion

Munk

you drive a car late at night?

Al Jaazyra.

Bill Callahan

first record you bought
Minor Threat - Out Of Step

Terry Lynn

favorite street?

Rushworth Ave.

Cortney Tidwell

No. 4
Elliott Smith - From A Basement On The Hill

Woodpigeon

you play ping-pong?
Sonic Youth - Eric's Trip

DJ Hell

you take a bubble bath?
Franz Schubert - Ave Maria

Heidi

you drive a car late at night?
Spiritualized

Alan Oldham

No. 9
The Losers

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

Faust

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Hervé Vilard - Capri C'est Fini

Whomadewho

5 favorite remixes
Radio 4 - Dance To The Underground (DFA Version)

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Laurie Anderson - Big Science

Renegade Soundwave

your ultimate heartbreak song
Iggy Pop - Turn Blue

The Hidden Cameras

a song to seduce you
Scott Walker

Broken Social Scene

your boozed up anthem

I prefer silence when drinking.

Penguin Prison

perfect anthem for New York
Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind

Howe Gelb

take these three CDs/records with you:
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Emma Tricca

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Stammers - Baby Dea

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite magazines

Echoes / Race Today / Practical Electronics / Sound / Private Eye

Max Romeo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sam Cooke - Only Sixteen

Joakim

you prepare for an important date?
Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - Tonight Was A Disas...

Ame

you had enough of this world?
Sun Ra - Nuclear War

AM

No. 7
David McCallum - The Edge

Spinto Band

your guilty pleasure song

I don't believe in guilty pleasure music ...

Marit Bergman

which song fits the city the best?

Don’t know. I guess I lived there ...

Sóley

best concert you ever attended

Ahh too many... But I´d love to ...

Osborne

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Changes

Whirlwind Heat

you go to a club?
Dr. Dre - Let Me Ride

James Yorkston

the song to be played at your funeral
Go, The Mass Is Ended

Robin Saville

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Here Come The Warm Jets

Yuck

5 favorite human inventions

Electric Guitars / Valves / Printing Press / Walkman / Alcohol

Pearly Gates

your party anthem
Kool & The Gang - Celebration

When Saints Go Machine

you sit in the subway?
Colin Stetson - Fear Of The Unknown And The Blazing Sun

Fanfarlo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amiina - Boga; Action Biker - La Durée

Baikonour

record you were looking for the longest
Amon Duul II - Yeti Talks To Yogi

Kevin Saunderson

favorite place to shag?

In my studio in Detroit.

Tracey Thorn

a record you fell in love to
John Martyn - Solid Air

Nicky Siano

you drive a car late at night?
Anita Baker

Bill Brewster

you cook?
Vanessa Daou - Sunday Afternoons

Brothers Of End

you are love sick?
The Shangri-Las - Past, Present and Future

Alex Smoke

you sit in the subway?
Dr Octagon

Kinky

you are love sick?
The Duke Spirit - Bottom Of The Sea

Tha 4orce

best concert you ever attended
UK Fresh 86 at Wembley

Yellowman

first record you remember
Rio Grandes - Soldier Take Over

Aaron Wright

perfect song to end a party with
Frank Sinatra - That's Life

Dwele

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amerie - 1 Thing

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver

Rich Medina

you come home from the club?
Shalamar - A Night To Remember

Howling Bells

you wake up?
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information

Nick Chacona

the song to be played at your funeral
Cat Stevens - The Wind

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite personal victories

make living out of music / get gigs quite ...

Valery Gore

you drive into the country?
Jim Sullivan - Highways

ESG

you wake up?
Lady Gaga - Just Dance

A Touch Of Class

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Claude Debussy - Pavane Pour Une Princesse Morte

Mr Scruff

you destroy a hotel room?
A Cetain Ratio - Wild Party

Rumer

the song to be played at your funeral
Judee Sill - The Kiss

The Phantom Band

best concert you ever attended
AC/DC

Chateau Flight

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal belongings

wallet / keys / credit card / piano / glasses

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Droog

you come home from the club?
Joy Division - Isolation

Malachai

you drive a car late at night?
The Mills Brothers

Cosmo

5 favorite records
David Bowie - Low

Jacques Renault

No. 6
Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug

Bjorn Torske

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Residents - Satisfaction

M.A.N.D.Y.

you cook?
Justin Timberlake - Senorita

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds your friends of you
Carl Craig - Landcruising

Phil Mison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Neon Heights

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Love Inks

a song that reminds your friends of you
Beat Happening - Angel Gone

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you make love?

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Finger Magazine

Issue 6

Finger Magazine A Bi-Annual Print Publication, 64 pages, 4c, 6000 copies, distributed worldwide

News

Chromatics: Kill For Love

The Chromatics are finally back. After their very promising debut they took some time to come back with an album that finally shows the full potential of what Johnny Jewel & co is capable of. Where «In The City» left off ...

Most recent Interviews

Hannah Cohen

best Beatles song
«Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds»

+more

Doe Paoro

first record you remember
«Free To Be... You And Me»

+more

Valery Gore

you eat a pizza?
Nick Zubeck - Cherry Sunshine

+more

Sarah Jaffe

record you were looking for the longest
Harry Nilsson - The Point

+more