Thomas Mormecha, 23, writes, plays and teaches music. He
is part of the band mojofury but will be doing a solo
acoustic tour of Ireland in June supporting Ricky Warwick
(formally from the band The Almighty).
The Lisburn musician will have his own
first CD out in June and mojofury will be recording their
debut album in July.
What do you like doing on your day
There is no such thing. If you're like me and you're
trying to turn your dreams into reality you should use
everyday as an opportunity to get a little closer to getting
to where you want to be.
What was the most frightening moment
of your life?
Getting chased by a dog when I wasn't even a metre tall.
How would you describe your taste in
I try to keep it simple so I go for the captain black
look a lot, but when I go for colours I end up wearing a
maroon shirt, bright red jeans and odd shoes - apparently
that doesn't go. Does it?
What was your most embarrassing moment?
In P3 someone made me dress up as a brown cow for a
school play and I had to wear tights then stand in front of
the whole school. I cried a lot that day.
What music do you like?
I appreciate any music as long as there's soul and passion
behind it so you know that automatically cuts out all that
manufactured nonsense you hear on some radio shows.
What is the first song you remember
'Help' by The Beatles. I remember getting into that song
from when I was just four or 5 and its still refreshing to
listen to after almost twenty years.
What is your greatest remaining ambition?
Sorry, it's a clich� I know but I might like to climb
If you could spend a day with a celebrity
whom would you choose?
John Lennon, we wouldn't even have to talk, I'd like to just
sit and jam for awhile.
If you were stranded on a desert
island what three things would you want with you?
Monty my cat, my guitar and my goose.
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