The Summer Series At Somerset House in London is the festival for people who don't like mud or leaving cities and love nice, stately surroundings. Q is previewing all of this year's headliners with a series of interviews and today it's the turn of Paloma Faith who plays in the courtyard on 17 and 18 July with Seye and Jessie Ware respectively. Head to Somersethouse.org.uk for more details including the latest ticket news.
Describe your 'sound' in three words:
"Cinematic. Epic. Honest"
How will you be travelling to the gig?
"I might come in the transit van as I want to go antique shopping first."
What can we expect from your set outside in the London air at Somerset House?
"I'd rather not say because I prefer the element on surprise. But it will be an amazing event."
Is there anything you've got planned for the Somerset House show you can tell us about? Anything special?
"Again, I think its better when there's the element of surprise."
Can you tell us about the acts on the bill with you?
"Jessie Ware, who's supporting me, is a good friend but also someone who I think is really talented."
What one song of yours should we listen to get us in the mood for you show and why?
"Second Single 30 Minute Love Affair is inspired by Drive."
The Royal Society used to be housed at Somerset House - what one scientific invention would transform your life and why?
"A Back To The Future hover system so I can go above traffic because of my mad schedule."
Where's your favourite place in London?
"The Curzon Soho cinema."
For more head to Somersethouse.org.uk.
10:35 AM | 13/07/2012
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