They've just released their ninth album 'TFCF', but Liars' frontman would tell his 15-year-old self to bury a box full of money
The new photographs that accompany Liars’ latest album ‘TFCF’ feature Angus Andrew in a wedding dress marrying himself. He’s now the sole member of the experimental trio he started in 2000, who’ve radically switched styles with each of their eight albums. He made ‘TFCF’ alone in the bush of Australia. Check out what he says is the most overrated thing in the world.
The best piece of advice you’ve been given
Never get comfortable.
Your favourite word
If you could only eat one food forever, it would be…
Pasta. I like it a LOT.
The worst job you’ve had
Working in retail because I hate people
The film you can quote the most of
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (the original).
Favourite place in the world
Home, always home. It’s where my heart is.
Your style icon
Axl Rose of old.
The one song you wished you’d written
‘Goodbye Horses’ by Q Lazzarus
The most famous person you’ve met
I met Kim Gordon when we opened for Sonic Youth. She was everything I had hoped for.
The thing you’d rescue from a burning building
Hard drives with work on them.
The worst date you’ve been on
I’ve never been on a date.
Your guilty pleasure
Your first big extravagance
When I was a teenager I saved up for 3 years to buy a one-way ticket from Sydney to NYC.
The worst present you’ve received
On my 30th birthday my parents sent me 30 euros.
The characteristic you most like about yourself
I like being tall, despite its drawbacks.
Your hidden talent
I’m good with kids and animals.
Your favourite item of clothing
My Natas Kaupas T-shirt
Your biggest disappointment
The LA Clippers.
The celebrity that pisses you off the most even though you’ve never met them
Your biggest fear
Getting stuck in an elevator with lots of people.
The best book in the world
People’s biggest misconception about you
That I’m scary.
Who would play you in a film of your life?
What is success to you?
What talent do you wish you had?
I wish I could speak several languages.
How would you choose to die?
What is the most overrated thing in the world?
What would you change about your physical appearance?
I’d like washboard abs.
What’s your biggest turn-off?
What would you tell your 15-year-old self?
Bury a box full of money.
Your best piece of advice for others
Make what you’re passionate about your career not your hobby.
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