HOW DID YOUR NAME ORIGINATE?
My name is a not uncommon southern name. The Loy is an old family name. -
WHERE WAS YOUR FIRST GIG AND HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE THERE?
My first gig was in London with a band called The Mighty Lights of Paradise - we opened for The Pogues, so there were a lot of people there but no one to see us.
WHEN WAS YOUR LAST DAY OFF AND WHAT DID YOU DO WITH IT?
Every day is a day off. On days when I don't work I'm still working. I tend the garden or plant trees or watch the fields.
WHAT IS SOMETHING - APART FROM YOUR PHONE OR WALLET - THAT HAS TO BE IN YOUR VICINITY AT ALL TIMES?
I don't own a phone and my wallet's always empty. I always carry a book and a notepad.
WHICH SONG BY ANOTHER ARTIST DO YOU WISH YOU'D WRITTEN?
Don't Fall Apart On Me Tonight by Bob Dylan and Cold Sweat by James Brown. -
WHAT'S BEEN THE MOST SURREAL FAN MOMENT?
I once head fan tell someone that I lived in Devon - I wondered if they knew something I didn't...