Any Other Questions: Baby Queen

We simply cannot go on any longer without knowing that Baby Queen was in Bird Club. So we asked.
Photo credit: Sarah Louise Bennett

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 Baby Queen was in Bird Club. So we asked.


What did you last dream about?

Omg I really can’t tell you that.

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

Some sort of quiz show like Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Is there a spelling show? I’d win a spelling show.

Which defunct band would you most like to reform?

The Beatles or Fleetwood Mac… don’t make me decide!

What’s the naughtiest thing you did at school?

I dug a massive hole in my desk with the pin on my name badge and filled it with glue and beads, so I got detention for a week and had to sand down the desk after school every day. I couldn’t, however, be bothered, so I just bought my dad’s electric sander from home and then varnished the desk without blowing the sawdust off it. It was totally unusable after that. 

What’s your biggest fear?

Inadequacy.

What was the first record you bought?

The Twilight soundtrack, lol.

Do you believe in aliens?

100%.

What was the last thing you broke?

The rules. Kidding… I’ve literally just broken the pole my curtain is attached to. I break everything!!!

What’s your favourite thing about being a musician?

The feeling you get when you finally have a breakthrough in a song you’re writing. Nothing compares to it.

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

The 150 original Pokemon and their evolutions, loooool.

Who’s your favourite pop star?

TAYLOR SWIFT.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLkT8nsj1Po

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

Somebody needs to put Taylor and Lorde in a band, so it may as well be me.

What’s your favourite type of crisp?

I don’t really like them at all. I don’t mind vegetable crisps; those are kind of fire.

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

A margarita.

What’s the furthest you’ve travelled to attend someone else’s gig?

Two hours by plane – I wish I had a more invigorating answer than that!

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

About a week ago, someone in the Baby Kingdom found my entry video for a “meet One Direction” competition. I was 15, and it’s about as embarrassing as it gets.

Tell us a secret about yourself?

Sometimes I sleep with socks on.

What’s your breakfast of choice?

I would eat cereal for the rest of my life if I could.

When’s your birthday?

19th August.

What’s the most impressive thing you can cook?

Nothing about me in a kitchen is impressive.

How punk are you out of ten?

9/10, but I’m working on it.

Who’s your favourite new band?

Fontaines D.C and Porridge Radio – neither of which are that new really…

Have you ever won anything?

The drama award in school and then this one short film competition. I think I’m in the wrong profession tbh.

What’s one thing you’ve always wanted to try?

Having a positive outlook on life. Maybe one day.

What is your earliest memory?

A bird that landed in a tree in my childhood garden. It was called a Gymnogene or African Harrier Hawk, and I was absolutely OBSESSED with it. (I later went on to join the Bird Club in high school.) Slay.

If you could bring something extinct back to life, what would you choose?

Dinosaurs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Roar

What is your most treasured possession?

My toy leopard. Yes, the true South African in me is really coming out tonight.

Why are you like this?

Trust me, I wouldn’t be like this if I knew how to not be like this. But I’m going to put it down to capitalism and the gay agenda.

Taken from the April 2021 edition of Dork, out now.

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