Tom Little plays harmonica. He has curly hair. Red Rose Music talks to the man with hair and a harmonica.
Hi, First of all can you think of a lively nickname to help publicise this interview?
So what’s the aim then? An EP? Paid gigs?
TL: I have about 12 songs written now, just need to get round to recordin’ ’em. I have some recorded and they are at myspace.com/itstomlittle…
Whats the main song, your best song, the one that could go big?
TL: The applicant…it’s about not being able to get a job really. It’s also the song most people will be able to relate to, yeah everyone has been through that frustration…
What are your main influences?
TL: Bob Dylan, Tom Waites, anything from the Sixties…
If you could have an ultimate band (Favourite singer, guitarist etc…) Who would you have?
TL: Erm…David Gilmore on guitar, Keith Moon on Drums and Bob Dylan singing…
If someone had a choice of either your gig or someone elses, why should they see you instead?
TL: I can play the harmonica (laughs)
Whats the most inspiring musical moment you can think of, for you?
TL: The key change in Karma Police by Radiohead..
How do you write your songs?
TL: Sit strumming a guitar and mumbling and eventually it turns into words..
What are your songs about?
TL: I am trying to write about more every day things n0w…
Elephants or giraffes?
TL: Elephants, they never forget.
What food would you be and why?
TL: A penguin bar, for the hilarious joke.
Thank you Tom. You can see Tom at the Mad Ferret Open Mic.