by / October 4th, 2011 /

Incoming: Crazy P

Returning just over a month after their Electric Picnic performance, UK disco-house-funk band Crazy P (the P stands for something naughty) play The Sugar Club on Saturday night. Now on their fifth studio album (When We On), Danielle Moore of the band tells us a little bit about themselves.

Who are your favourite artists from your hometown?
Danny Boyle the writer of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire is from my hometown of Radcliffe and apart from all the obvious Mancunian bands I think Lisa Stansfield had a super voice.

Tell us a tour story…
We played in Kuala Lumpa one year. The whole experience was slightly surreal with jet lag and extremely humid conditions. The official gig went well but was very laid back and loungey. That evening we proceeded to get wasted much to the delight and encouragement of our promoter and we ended up at the pool in dressing gowns at 3am…I was woken by a 10am phone call from another promoter saying she would be round in an hour to pick us up for sound check.

“Sound check?”

“Yes your guitarist Chris Todd agreed you would play for us tonight…”

A pissed up Mr. Todd had drunkenly agreed to us playing a free gig at a different venue capacity of 3000. We were none too pleased but Chris even less so as he’d gourged on the leftover street food we’d had the previous night back at his room post drinking session. Bottoms up!

What has been your biggest achievement of the last year?
Finishing our new album When We On and still having a social life.

What’s the last thing you bought online?
Some memory foam pillows-amazing!

Who would you most like to collaborate with if you got the chance?
Jamie Lidell.

What website do you visit most? (discounting email etc)

What is your favourite…

.. classic song?

Prince – ‘Ballad of Dorothy Parker’:

…record label?

…current artist?
Nicolas Jaar

…YouTube video?

A new artist that you are most excited about?
James Blake.

What was the last great gig you have seen?
The Cure @ Bestival. Untouchable.

What should we expect from your Irish show?
Apart from mega energy, a handsome set of blokes and new synthesizers-a load of new material from the new album alongside some faves from the past…and of course a top drawer crowd we hope!