Who are you and where are you from?
Chris Wise And The Hidden Revolution, from Manchester.
Who are your favourite artists from home?
Elbow, Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys, Wild Beasts.
What’s it really like touring?
Great, we love being on the road.
What’s your favourite city/town/venue to play?
Dublin and Glasgow are always up for a great night.
What’s your ideal festival line-up?
Arcade Fire, Talking Heads, QOTSA, The War On Drugs, Wild Beasts, Blue Nile, Nine Inch Nails, Fleetwood Mac, Jeff Buckley, Here We Go Magic, the list goes on and on…
What has been your biggest achievement of the year?
The Irish Tour.
What was the worst piece of advice you were given?
Always go back to fireworks.
What do you do to relax?
What are you reading?
See Spot Run.
How about TV, anything good on the box?
We don’t watch TV.
Do you have a favourite YouTube video(s)?
What website do you visit most?
What is your favourite:
In Rainbows by Radiohead (too many to be just one!) and Jeff Buckley’s Grace.
‘This Must Be the Place’ by Talking Heads.
Lost classic song?
Richard Swift’s ‘Lady Luck’.
Who is your favourite current artist?
Young The Giant.
A new artist that you are most excited about?
What was the last great gig you have seen?
LCD Soundsystem (Glastonbury 2016).
Badly Drawn Boy walked off stage two songs in…
What should we expect from your Irish shows?
To be taken on a journey!
Chris Wise and The Hidden Revolution play a number of Irish dates in the coming weeks, kicking off at Galway’s Roisin Dubh on the 29th of September. Find them all here.