Hurricane: Hi, this is Andy and Alex!
Becky: Hey Alex and Andy, my friend Miguel
says Hi. He sat with you during the Verve's set in San Francisco.
Hurricane: What did you think about the gig?
Becky: I couldn't go, but Miguel thought it
Hurricane: We thought that it was brilliant
AngelChild: Are you guys doing many shows
with The Verve?
Hurricane: No we haven't done any. We went to
their gig cause we were in town.
Becky: What did you think of Popscene?
Hurricane: What is Popscene?
Becky: That's the place you played after The
Hurricane: We were rushed in and out and
didn't have time to think about it. Is it a good place?
Becky: Popscene is a good club, I'm sorry you
didn't see more of it.
Hurricane: We hear that Popscene is really
good. The guy in the cowboy hat was looking after us.
Becky: Next time you're here, you'll have to
AngelChild: Are you guys touring any time
soon? Will you be coming to Canada?
Hurricane: We will be in Canada next year.
Alex says he used to stay in Canada for 14 years.
AngelChild: Yeah! Just make sure you play an
all ages gig in the Toronto area, okay. Alex, did you like it
AngelChild: When did you guys release the
"Step Into My World" single in the UK? I heard the song
once and started looking for it, then I got a friend from England
to send me an extra copy he had! I love "Smoke Rings."
Hurricane: In April. Did you hear the Paul
AngelChild: No, I haven't, d'ya know where I
can get it?
Hurricane: Probably on import it came out in
England a month or two ago.
Becky: I wish that I lived in England!
Hurricane: I wish that I lived in NY.
AngelChild: How come?
Hurricane: It just seems really cool.
Mark525: I have lived in New York.
Hurricane: Mark, how long did you live in NY?
Mark525: Lived in Manhattan for 15 years.
Hurricane: Do you know Mike Davidson? (From
Mark525: Do I know Mike Davidson? If me. No I
Hurricane: 'Cause every American I have met
in Scotland has asked "do you know George Macintosh?"
And Scotland is a big place.
AngelChild: How long have you guys been
Hurricane: 1 1/2 years.
Becky: Alex, were you in any bands before
AngelChild: Okay, classic question here: Who
do you guys think influenced you the most? What other artists do
Hurricane: The Stone Roses, Rolling Stones,
Primal Scream, Happy Mondays, Beatles, Curtis Mayfields, Marvin
Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Jayhawks ,The Chates.
AngelChild: Hey Alex, what was that whole
thing between you and Liam from Oasis? (If you don't mind my
Hurricane: No comment. Put it this way, I
Becky: What do you think of The Seahorses?
Hurricane: They are good, the single is good.
AngelChild: How are you guys liking this
Internet thing? Have you done things like this before?
Hurricane: No, it's cool. Alex hates the
Becky: Oh, why Alex?
Hurricane: 'Cause it's too stuck up for my
Hurricane: I have got the Internet at home
and every time I go to a chat site, no one is there. (From Andy).
Becky: Go to #nmechat, Andy.
Hurricane: Thanks Becky, I will try it.
AngelChild: Do you use your real identity? Do
people ever believe you?
Hurricane: I normally use a girl's name.
Becky: Can we e-mail you?
Hurricane: You could, but I have no idea what
my number is.
AngelChild: Alright then......so, if I go
into #NME chat and there's a girl there who knows a hell of a lot
about Hurricane #1 and Ride then I can assume.
Hurricane: I never talk about us on the
Becky: I normally pretend to be a boy, so
that works out.
Mark525: Why' s Hurricane?
Hurricane: What do you mean?
Mark525: Why do you use a woman's name most
of the time?
Hurricane: Because it's fun.
AngelChild: Is there an official Hurricane
#1 page on the net?
Hurricane: It's part of the Creation site.
AngelChild: So, do you guys have any input
Hurricane: My main criticism is it's never
updated. I wish that they would have someone work on it all time.
Mark525: Hurricane, I ran a
Internet business and know that updated a web site takes a lot of
Hurricane: Yeah, but the last time I looked
at the Hurricane one, they still only had the
first single on it.
Becky: Andy, what's your relation to Idha?
Hurricane: We are married.
Becky: Where are you writing in from?
Hurricane: Becky, we are in NY.
Zartan: What do you guys do when you're not
Hurricane: I like eating and sleeping.(Alex)
Mark525: Hurricane , do you have a favorite
song? That you have wrote.
Hurricane: Mine is "Monday
Afternoon." Andy's favorite song is "Step Into My
Becky: What is your favorite song that you
Hurricane: "Across The Universe" by
Zartan: You should try fucking too. I hear
it's almost as good as eating.
Hurricane: I do a lot of that anyway.
Becky: Get many groupies then?
Hurricane: Yes, lots of groupies, and I love
everyone of them. (From Alex)
Mark525: Did the Beatles inspire you to go in
to the music field?
Hurricane: We have to go now we are doing a
gig tonight at the Mercury Lounge. Look for me in the NME chat
room under a girls name.(Andy) Bye.