When Tom Ford, the biggest name to show at London Fashion Week — ever, chooses two of your songs for his show and describes you as a fashion icon, you could be excused for getting ideas about yourself.‘I’m an enormous fan and find her voice incredibly powerful,’ Ford told ES.
Who have been your favourite guests on Never Mind The Buzzcocks? You canât make demands on what comedians can and canât say. When I tried to introduce myself, she was a bit sniffy. I asked if that was before or after the Spice Girls and she became absolutely furious. At the moment, itâs a girlsâ black fur coat from French Connection. When youâre struggling you never get anything but once you can afford it, you get free stuff. For everyone who comes up and says they like your stuff, someone calls you a t***. Occasionally it affects my family or friends, which is a bit bad.Noel Fielding talks to Metro about doing a stand-up routine dressed as Jesus when he was in college, meeting a sniffy Mel B on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and his new art book, The Scribblings Of A Madcap Shambleton. Itâs a book of my drawings and paintings, some short stories and some nonsense.Itâs an art book but I tried to make it funny, so itâs not too poncey. It was for a project at art college where we had to do a performance art piece on a book. I dressed as Jesus, nailed myself to a big crucifix, jumped off, danced to Jumping Jack Flash, fired a water pistol at people and did a stand-up routine as Jesus. Anyway, so as you’d expect from Fielding’s fanbase of 13-year-old girls, they then descended en masse to attack this Januszczak brer, by light-heartedly calling him a “paedophile rapist”. Heh, “rude as toast”, I can see why this guy has a career.Fielding’s response to this stream of invective was “Ha Ha Ha ha this is a Frankenstein moment. Anyway, so that’s just a minor thing, shook artists sending their fanbase to attack published critics has existed ever since Queen Mary wrote on a scroll to Melody Maker asking “was your scribe even at the same Thomas Tallis recital as me?