Random Truths About… Jamie of Xiu Xiu

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Listen to "Clowne Towne" (mp3) off Xiu Xiu's Fabulous Muscles album.

1. What's the first piece of music you listened to today?

This is horribly perfect. We are in Madrid today and heard “This Charming Man” (Smiths song) at lunch. I am not making this up.

2. What are your vices?

Drinking, sex with people who are more than 10 years younger than me, being selfish

3. What is one of your prejudices?

Lazy people

4. At what age did you first feel distrust?

Ouch. 8 maybe.

5. Do you think that your name is appropriate for you? (If not, what name would be more appropriate?)

It is fine. James classic. Jamie androgynous. How about Garbage Man of Super Donk?

6. What is the best piece of music you've ever created, in your opinion?

“Sad Pony Guerilla Girl” from A Promise

7. Right now, how are you trying to change yourself?

Be nicer. Not have sex with people 10 years younger than me.

8. If you had the time, what else would you do?

Social work.

9. What social cause do you feel the most strongly about (negative or positive)?

War on terrorism.

10. What are your fears?

War on terrorism.

11. What is your favorite joke (tasteful or tasteless)?

You work less than the Kennedys’ guardian angel.

12. Who is your favorite author?

Blah! Too hard to choose.

13. What is your favorite movie?

A Vietnamese movie called “Cyclo”

14. Favorite album(s) from the last few years?

Lamentate by Arvo Part

15. What would you like to know more about?

Music. (I am not trying to be a jerk.)

16. What is one thing you would like to do/see/accomplish before you die?

That my nephew and niece have good lives and are happy.

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