Who: Mark Seymour Pop Ten
A quick ten pop questions from Who Magazine with Mark Seymour.
Date: July 16th 2001.
Original URL: http://www.who.com/who/ew/music/20010716/Seymour-quiz.html
The former frontman for Hunters & Collectors has released his second album, One Eyed Man, to glowing reviews; inspired the Wallabies (and their supporters) with a rousing version of ‘Holy Grail’ before the second Irish and British Lions Test in Melbourne and is currently touring the land with his first band since Hunters & Collectors retired in 1997. Who.com catches up with Seymour for a quick pop quiz.
* What was the first album you ever bought?
Blood on the Tracks – Bob Dylan
* What was the last CD you bought?
Echo – Tom Petty
* Who do you consider Australia’s greatest songwriter?
Probably Don Walker
* The song you most enjoy performing from One Eyed Man?
The Ballad of the One Eyed Man.
* Least memorable gig?
The Settler’s Tavern in Margaret River (WA).
* What book would you take on holidays if you were leaving tomorrow?
The Liar’s Club – Mary Carr
* An actress you never tire of watching?
* Favourite soundtrack?
* Last rivetting TV show that you watched?
* The one question you never want a journalist to ask you again?
Do you get sick of playing ‘Throw Your Arms Around Me’?