In November Antony & The Johnsons released ‘Turning’, an experimental audio-visual live CD/DVD collaboration, between Antony Hegarty and filmmaker Charles Atlas. As one of our most fascinating and genuine recording artists, we asked Hegarty to fill in our Getting To Know You questionnaire.
Your favourite word
If you could only eat one food forever, it would be…
Plenty of salad.
The worst job you’ve had
I worked on an assembly line in a disk drive plant.
The film you can quote the most of
Hail The New Puritan by Charles Atlas.
Favourite place in the world
The worst date you’ve been
It was with a hairdresser.
Your guilty pleasure
The worst birthday or Christmas present you’ve received
A flea collar.
The characteristic you most like about yourself
Your hidden talent
I’m a good break up counselor.
Your favourite item of clothing
Your biggest disappointment
The celebrity that pisses you off most even though you’ve never met them
Your biggest fear
The greatest misconception about yourself
That I am somehow male.
Who would play you in a film of your life?
What is success to you?
Love and tenderness.
What talent do you wish you had?
How do you want to die?
Eaten by wild animals.
What is the most overrated thing in the world?
What would you change about your physical appearance?
What wouldn’t I change?
What’s your biggest turn-off?
What would you tell your 15-year-old self?
Thank you and I love you.
Your best piece of advice for others
Suspend judgment against yourself during creative processes.