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Tom Walker

All about Tom ...

Favourite bands/artists

- Anything Motown, I mean anything.
- Bloc Party, James Brown, The Smiths, David Bowie, Muse, ELO, The Darkness, Huey Lewis and the News, Hall and Oats, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, Pulp, Old Oasis, Phil Collins, The Sunshine Underground, Editors, Radiohead, ZZ Top, Tom Petty, Jamiroquai, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Yes, the Zep (obviously), Queens of the Stone Age, Skin, Toots and the Maytals, War, Edwin Starr, getting into classical, getting out of pop.

Favourite singles/tracks

Bloc Party - Helicopter. I just like the energy of it, it's the one.

Favourite albums

David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, Lyrics, style and class guitar.

Favourite books

Barack Obama - The Audacity of Hope. Not read many more despite being 'educated'. I get bored too easily.

Favourite TV and films

Gavin and Stacey, I went to Uni in Cardiff and now live in Essex so it makes sense really.
- The Office
- Garth Marenghi's Dark Place
- Any sort of documentary which is overly revealing - so Louis Theroux basically.
- The Apprentice.
- Masterchef, not so much the professional one.
- The Only Way is Essex (I think not)
- Rogue Traders
- Sport in general
- This is England 86
- The Royle Family
- Countdown (my name came up a a conundrum once - TOMWALKER, a fiver for the person who can work out what it was - other than that the most surreal day of my life)

- American Beauty
- Schindler's List
- Anchorman
- Old School
- Gran Torino
- It's A Wonderful Life
- This Is England
- The Departed

One other thing I love

My Jack Russell - Pickles. She is the light of my life, but is well overdue a shave.

One thing I really hate

Not much, can I say the BNP or Scientology? If not The Daily Mail. You get the picture.

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