May 3rd, 2012 | By
Almost a year since her debut hit ‘Raiders’ made our ears happy, Owl Eyes is back with yet another sweet-as track, ‘Crystalised’. She’s going to be running up the east coast in May in support of it and you can check out all the dates HERE. Our good friends Art of Sleeping will also be going along for the ride for some fun-time-tour-times.
Owl Eyes, aka Brooke Addamo, took time out of her busy tour preps (we hear she’s got some surprises up her sleeve) to spend a few minutes with us.
Who? Owl Eyes. What do you do? Make music. City you call home? Melbourne. The best thing about being you right now? Getting to travel. Tea or coffee? Tea. Life changing record? Beach Boys: Pet Sounds. Dream collaboration? Sbtrkt or Jamie xx. What inspires you? Music, film and art. If not playing a gig where can we find you? Shopping. I’m buying drinks, what’s your poison? Fruity cocktails. Best record right now? Chairlift: Something. One song to guarantee a private car sing-along? Elton John: ‘Tiny Dancer’. Childhood crush? Leonardo Di Caprio. Which band would you die to play for, if not your own? The Gorillaz, crazy a million piece band! Favourite, quirky possession? Little Owl nic nacs. Guilty pleasure? Chocolate and Rom coms. There’s a mini, five-band festival at yours, who’s playing? Foals, sbtrkt, Arcade Fire, The Flaming Lips and Kate Bush. Tell us one odd thing we don’t know? I hate tucked in beds so much that in hotels I un tuck the whole thing. Worst. Movie. Ever? The Human Centipede and I haven’t even seen it!! You and the other half are breaking up, which one record do you fight for? All the Beatles ones! It’s Christmas eve – Die Hard or Home Alone? Home Alone! Most diva-like demand? m&ms on the rider. Most embarrassing stage moment? I’m not sure but I did have a dream that I was on stage and all my teeth fell out, that’s bad right?!? The world’s ending and Denzel Washington is no where in sight – what do you do? Probably be scared and hide under my covers. Favourite cafe anywhere? 4 ate 5 in Sydney. Favourite shower croon? Somewhere over the Rainbow. Song most likely to get you onto the dance floor? Outkast: ‘Hey Ya’ or Jay Z: ‘99 Problems’. Favourite composition of your own? ‘Pices’. What are you doing after answering these questions? Doing another one of these but I’m sure it won’t be as fun as this one When your baby, when your baby smiles at you, you go to…..THE CANDY SHOP!