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Alex Fletcher

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Favourite bands/artists

ABC, Adam & the Ants, Alice In Chains, Amanda Palmer, Arcade Fire, Bauhaus, Be Your Own Pet, Bjork, Blood Red Shoes, Brian Eno, Cobra Dukes, The Cribs, Crystal Castles, The Courteeners, CSS, The Cult, The Cure, Daisy Chainsaw, Dave Gahan, David Bowie, Death From Above 1979, Depeche Mode, The Distillers, Dizzee Rascal, The Dresden Dolls, Faith No More, Fan Death, Fight Like Apes, Foals, Gallows, Garbage, Ghostwood Shanks, Go! Team, Hadouken!, Hole, The Horrors, Hot Chip, Hot Hot Heat, Huski, IAMX, Interpol, Jeff Buckley, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Joy Division, Klaxons, L7, Ladyhawke, Ladytron, Late Of The Pier, Lethal Bizzle, Love Is All, Lykke Li, Marilyn Manson, Modern English, Morrissey, Muse, Mystery Jets, Neon Neon, New Order, New York Pony Club, Nine Black Alps, No Doubt, The Offspring, Outkast, Peaches, Pixies, PJ Harvey, Placebo, Princess Superstar, Prodigy, The Psychadelic Furs, QueenAdreena, Queens Of The Stoneage, Roxy Music, Screaming Tea Party, Shiny Toy Guns, Sisters Of Mercy, Siouxsie & The Banshees, The Smiths, Sohodolls, Sonic Youth, Spandau Ballet, Stevie Nicks, The Stone Roses, Talk Talk, Talking Heads, Teen Death Squad, Tegan and Sara, These New Puritans, Tokyo Police Club, TV On the Radio, Young Knives, Vampire Weekend, The Von Bondies, We Are Scientists, We Are The Physics, White Denim, The White Rose Movement, The White Stripes, Wild Beasts, Wiley

Favourite singles/tracks

Favourite records ever, are... Aaaaarghhh! So many!!! Schizophrenic choice! I am frigging mad about music. Ever minute of the day!

Wild Beasts - Devil's Crayon
White Denim - Let's Talk About It
M.I.A. - Paper Planes
ABC - The Look Of Love
Amanda Palmer - Astronaut (A Short History of Nearly Nothing), Leeds United
The Arcade Fire - Neighbourhood
Ashlee Simpson - Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)
Baddies - Battleships
Bauhaus - Kick In The Eye, Third Uncle, Bela Lugosi's Dead, Stigmata Martyr
Beck - Ghettochip Malfunction (Hell Yes)
Bif Naked - Let Down
Bran Van 3000 - Drinking In LA
Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire
Britney Spears - Gimme More (Junkie XL Dub)
Outkast - The Way You Move, Bombs Over Bagdad, Ms Jackson, So Fresh So Clean, Hey Ya!, Morris Brown, GhettoMusick, ATliens
Peaches - Fuck The Pain Away, Boys Wanna Be Her
The Passions - I'm In Love With A German Filmstar
Pavement - Carrot Rope, Shady Lane, Stereo
Parka - Disco Dancer
The Offspring - Amazed, The Kids Aren't Alright, Have You Ever, LAPD
Bjork - Play Dead
Clor - Love + Pain
Daisy Chainsaw - Love Your Money
The Damned - New Rose, Grimly Fiendish
Datarock - Princess
David Bowie - China Girl
The Postal Service - Such Great Heights
Death From Above 1979 - Blood On Our Hands (Justice Remix), Little Girl
Death In Vegas - Girls
Depeche Mode - Precious, Personal Jesus, I Feel You, People Are People, Enjoy The Silence, Just Can't Get Enough
Dizzee Rascal - Pussy'ole, Jus' A Rascal, Fix Up, Look Sharp, I Luv You
Lethal Bizzle - Bizzle Bizzle, Pow!
Does It Offend You Yeah? - We Are Rockstars
Hugh Grant - Pop! Goes My Heart (Music & Lyrics OST)
Rooney - When Did Your Heart Go Missing?
Craig David - Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)
The Cribs - Mirror Kissers
Ebony Bones- Don't Fart On My Heart
Faith No More - Epic, From Out Of Nowhere
Fan Death - Veronica's Veil
A Flock Of Seagulls - I Ran
FrankMusik - Made Her Smile
Forward Russia! - Breaking Standing
Gang Of Four - Damaged Goods
Gwen Stefani - What You Waiting For?
Hadouken! - Crank It Up
Howling Bells - Low Happening, Into The Chaos
Ladyfuzz - Oh Marie!
Esser - Headlock, I Love You
L7 - Broomstick
Lorraine - I Feel It
Mansun - Fool
Mason vs Princess Superstar - Perfect (Exceeder)
Miss Derringer - Black Tears
Phoenix - Too Young
Mystery Jets - Two Doors Down
Roisin Murphy - You Know Me Better
White Rose Movement - Girls In the Back
The Rapture - Whoo! Alright! Yeah...Uh Huh, House of Jealous Lovers
Roxy Saint - Baseball Brat, Bimbo On The Phone, Firecracker
Santogold - Creator
Screaming Tea Party - I'd Rather Be Stuck On The Stair Rail
Shiny Toy Guns - Richochet
Lykke Li - A Little Bit
Shy Child - Drop The Phone
Simple Minds - Don't You
Sisters of Mercy - Dominion/Mother Russia
Soko - I'll Kill Her
The Sounds - Living In America
Talk Talk - It's My Life
The Teenagers - Starlett Johansson
Poison - Every Rose Has It's Thorn
Stevie Nicks - Edge Of Seventeen
Tila Tequila - I Love U
Uffie - Dismissed
Baddies - Battleships
Cheeky Cheeky & The Nosebleeds - Slow Kids
Cobra Dukes - Leave The Light On
Cobra Killers - I Like It When It Burns A Bit
The Trucks - Titties
The Courteeners - Not Nineteen Forever
Spandau Ballet - Gold
The Ghost Frequency - Never Before Have I Seen A Man Who Looks So Exactly Like A Skeleton
Green Day - Whatsername
H.I.M. -Buried Alive By Love
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game (MY FIRST EVER SINGLE!! AGED 3)
HTRK - Fascinator

Favourite albums

Favourite albums ever.... and yeah there's some Nu Metal in there... I am not ashamed!

The Offspring - Ixnay On The Hombre
The Offspring - Ignition
Neon Neon - Stainless Style
Amanda Palmer - Who Killed Amanda Palmer?
The Arcade Fire - Funeral
Be Your Own Pet - Be Your Own Pet
Beck - Guerolito
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - B.R.M.C.
The Bravery - The Bravery
CSS - Cansei De Ser Sexy
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
The Cribs - Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever
Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
The Cult - Love
The Cure - Faith
David Bowie - The Singles Collection
Death From Above 1979 - You're A Woman, I'm A Machine
Deftones - White Pony
Marilyn Manson - Antichrist Superstar
Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals
Marilyn Manson - Holy Wood
Marilyn Manson - The Golden Age Of Grotesque
Korn - Untouchables
Disturbed - Believe
Veruca Salt - Eight Arms To Hold You
Smashing Pumpkins - Adore
Smashing Pumpkins - Gish
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
The Smiths - Meat Is Murder
The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
Sonic Youth - Dirty
PJ Harvey - Dry
PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me
PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love
PJ Harvey - Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
Young Knives - Voices Of Animals & Men
Young Knives - Superabundance
The Horrors - Strange House
The Dresden Dolls - The Dreden Dolls
The Desden Dolls - Yes Virginia
Elastica - Elastica
Future Of The Left - Curses
Gallows - Orchestra of Wolves
Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
Goldfrapp - Black Cherry
Goldfrapp - Supernature
No Doubt - Tragic Kingdom
Harry - The Trouble With...
The Hives - Your Favourite New Band
Hole - Ask For It EP
Hole - Live Through This
Hole - Celebrity Skin
Hot Chip - The Warning
Hot Hot Heat - Make Up The Breakdown
The Human League - Greatest Hits
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Tinderbox
IAMX - The Alternative
Interpol - Antics
Jack Off Jill - Sexless Demons & Scars
Jack Off Jill - Clear Hearts, Grey Flowers
Jeff Buckley - Grace
The Jesus & Mary Chain - Psycho Candy
Joy Division - Permanent
Justice - Cross
Klaxons - Myths Of The Near Future
Placebo - Placebo
Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
L7 - Bricks Are Heavy
Ladyhawke - Ladyhawke
Peaches - Fatherfucker
Peaches - Impeach My Bush
Late Of The Pier - The Fantasy Black Channel
Ladytron - Light & Magic
Le Tigre - This Island
Les Savy Fav - Let's Stay Friends
Louis XIV - The Best Little Secrets Are Kept
Michael Jackson - History
Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sunk
Lostprophets - Liberation Transmission
Morrissey - Bona Drag
Morrissey - Viva Hate
Muse - Showbiz
Pixies - Sufer Rosa
Pixies - Doolittle
QueenAdreena - Taxidermy
Queens of the Stone Age - Rated R
Rachel Stevens - Funky Dory
Scarling - Staring To The Sun EP
Stevie Nicks - Timespace
The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
Suede - Coming Up
System Of A Down - Toxicity
Tegan & Sara - So Jealous
Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
The Vines - Highly Evolved
The Von Bondies - Pawne Shoppe Heart
We Are Scientists - With Love And Squalor
Wilt - My Medicine
30 Seconds To Mars - A Beautiful Lie
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell
Alice In Chains - Dirt
Arcade Fire - Funeral
Bikini Kill - Pussy Whipped
Daisy Chainsaw - Eleventeen
Foals - Antidotes
Gwen Stefani - Love. Angel. Music. Baby
Hadouken! - Music For An Accelerated Culture

Favourite books

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland/Through The Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll
A Passage To India - E.M. Forster
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Bloody Chamber & Other Stories - Angela Carter
Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Dracula - Bram Stoker
The Monk - Mathew Lewis
The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
To Kill A Mocking Bird - Harper Lee
Tales of Mystery and Imagination - Edgar Allen Poe
The Long, Hard Road Out of Hell - Marilyn Manson
Burlesque: The Art of The Teese - Dita Von Teese

One other thing I love

Food or booze? That's a toughy

One thing I really hate


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