Questions & Answers - Musik Express

July, 1999

Musik Express (German magazine)

From the media not even coddled, reporters make the maniac musician Mike Oldfield frantic. The more are Oldfields answers on our questions worth reading.

Q: Why do you fill in this questionnaire?
A: I am forced.

Q: Where are you now?
A: In fast asleep.

Q: Which music turns onto your record player and in your head?
A: Silence.

Q: Which is the worst record you've ever made?
A: "Speak - Vision Of The Night" with David Bedford.

Q: Which record was the first in your collection, and how old have you been?
A: "Shadows"! I was seven.

Q: Which group have you finally seen, and how did you enjoy it? (Honestly!)
A: Bob Dylan at the Grammys. It was fantastic! (Honestly!)

Q: In your opinion, what's the name of the best ever made movie?
A: "2001", still.

Q: And which movie should better have never been made, and why?
A: No one. Don't know.

Q: Who is a hero for you?
A: Anne Frank. She caused something big in the mentalities of people with her diary.

Q: If you wouldn't be a musician, what would you be instead?
A: A corpse.

Q: When did you cry the last time and why?
A: Yesterday. I thought what a lucky dog I am.

Q: Who is the most attractive human on this planet?
A: Me.

Q: What's your most precious possesion?
A: My dog.

Q: Which was the heaviest trouble that you ever had?
A: Which trouble did I not have?

Q: Have you ever lied on purpose in an interview?
A: Always. Might be that I also lie now.

Q: What's your drug?
A: Guinness.

Q: What do you have in your trouser pocket now?
A: A button and a bit of change.

Q: How much is half a litre of milk?
A: Two Pounds.

Q: What's your most unpleasant character attribute?
A: I think I am God.

Q: How have you been at school?
A: Shy.

Q: What's your biggest fear?
A: To be alone.

Q: What was the most stupid job you've ever done?
A: To go to school.

Q: Have you ever been arrested?
A: Yes, drove drunken.

Q: What was the most awkward moment in your life?
A: When I played with my sister in a band we had been announced as "two beautiful girls".

Q: What makes you frantic?
A: Journalists.

Q: What do your enemies say about you?
A: "He thinks, he is God."

Q: Which music should be played at your funeral?
A: Anything, but not "Tubular Bells".

Q: Good luck is...
A: Thai Chili sauce.

Q: Where do you go now?
A: To the toilet.

Mike Oldfield
Mike Oldfield