|Lager Mentality · Zoologically Speaking|
Sugar: Hi Levannah, Owl and Tziki (Vanessa couldn't make it). Thanks for taking the time to do this. My name is Sugar and I will be asking the questions.
Qkumba Zoo: We read through the questions together, all adding our comments, and now Levannah, being the swiftest typist (a testament to the lean years), is inputting our communal answers.
Sugar: Who are your music gods?
Sugar: To what extent did Moroder foresee the techno music boom of the
Sugar: Why on the remake of 'Wake Up And Dream' did you include three
remixes of 'The Child (Inside)' instead of three remixes of three
Sugar: When Levannah says the chorus for 'The Child (Inside)' is sung in
a "universal language of sound and melody", does she assume it's as
accessible to an Eskimo as it is to a Zulu?
Sugar: Were you excited to hear that Erasure had agreed to close for
you on your SA tour?
Sugar: What is the common ground between the ancient dust of Africa and
Sugar: When the band says SA needs to go through a 'detox' period,
what specifics could be mentioned?
Sugar: I've had email contact with an American called Mary Savage who
seems to be your biggest US fan. Do you know her?
Sugar: Levannah's voice has been compared to Karen Carpenter's. Any comments?
Sugar: Does Tziki see herself as the Bez (Happy Mondays) of Qkumba Zoo?
Sugar: Is the band in favour of inter-species relationships?
Sugar: Arista has signed you for a six-album international deal. Where is
this all leading and when can we expect something new?
Sugar: Why are there so few openly gay/lesbian pop stars in SA?
Sugar: What is the oddest question you've ever been asked?
Sugar: What is it that the dark continent can teach the enlightened world?
Sugar: What separates an also-ran song from a timeless chestnut?
Sugar: Who are the band's favourite poets?
Sugar: Do you think group sex should be spontaneous or prearranged?
Sugar: How many records have you sold and does anyone, besides David Gresham, really care? Qzoo: Don't know. Maybe Arista?
Sugar: Why choose the phallic symbol of a cucumber when there are so many circular fruits?
Sugar: What are the pros and cons of holotropic breathwork?
Sugar: Would you go to an Erasure concert if you weren't working there?
By Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman (email@example.com)
The dates for the Qkumba Zoo/Erasure tour of SA, presented by Famous Concerts and 5FM, are July 25 (Three Arts, Cape Town) and July 29-30 (Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg).