Any Other Questions: Courting

Yes, Dear Reader. We enjoy those ‘in depth’ interviews as much as anyone else. But - BUT - we also enjoy the lighter side of music, too.

Yes, Dear Reader. We enjoy those ‘in depth’ interviews as much as anyone else. But – BUT – we also enjoy the lighter side of music, too. We simply cannot go on any longer without knowing that Courting’s Sean Murphy-O’Neill clearly spends at least 14% of his life thinking about Girls Aloud, or members of Girls Aloud. Here’s some off-topic questions to find out ‘more’.

What did you last dream about?

I dreamt that ‘Say So’ by Doja Cat was actually a Sleigh Bells cover and that I was one of the last people to realise that, and I was quite embarrassed.

What was the first record you bought?

Cheryl Cole’s ‘Only Human’.

If you had a pet hippopotamus, what would you call it?

Benson H. Hippopotamus.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?

As a band we exist only through photosynthesis. 

What strength Nandos sauce do you order?


If you could form a supergroup of your choice, who would be in it?

The entirety of Girls Aloud and us.

What’s your biggest fear?

Deep-sea diving. 

Have you ever won anything?


What is your earliest memory?

Our last Dork interview.  

Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?

Knuckles from Sonic the Hedgehog.

What’s your favourite sports team?

The one currently suing us for infringing their intellectual property. 

What is the best present you’ve ever been given?

The opportunity to answer these questions for you.

What’s your breakfast of choice?

Four slices of buttery white toast.

If a genie granted you three wishes, what would you ask for?

Comfy socks.

A swordfish.

A saucepan.

What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you?

Once fell down a chimney. 

Have you ever seen a ghost?


What was the last thing you broke?

The trust of a close friend.

Were you a rebel at school?


What have you got in your pockets right now?

Petrol receipts.

Which defunct band would you most like to reform?

Girls Aloud.

If you were on Mastermind, what would your specialist subject be?

Girls Aloud.

Have you ever been thrown out of somewhere?


If we gave you £10, what would you spend it on?


How punk are you out of ten?


What’s your favourite time of day?


If you had to be on a TV gameshow, which would you choose?


Tell us a secret about yourself?

I can’t tie my own laces. 

Have you learnt your lesson yet?


Taken from the October 2021 edition of Dork, out now. Courting’s debut EP ‘Grand National’ is out now.

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