How are you feeling right now?
Nad Sylvan: Very relaxed and content. I have allowed myself to chill out for a week
after this long, exhausting but wonderful tour with Steve Hackett.
Where is home?
Nad Sylvan : 30 kilometers south of Stockholm city. By a lake surrounded by millions of pine trees!
What do you consider your biggest achievement in your career so far?
Nad Sylvan: To still be asked to tour with Steve Hackett. Just done my seventh year with him
What is your favourite band apart from your own?
Nad Sylvan: The Beatles
Is there a song that you wish you had written?
Nad Sylvan: There are many, but if I have to choose only one - I’d say “Funeral For a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding” (Elton John).
Can you read music, or have you had any musical training?
Nad Sylvan: Very little. I went to music school for two years when I was 7-8, but got scared off
because of a very rude and insensitive head master.
What is your favourite food?
Nad Sylvan: Curry.
What would always be on your rider?
Nad Sylvan: Strawberry’s and Merlot.
Can you recommend a good book to read?
Nad Sylvan: Educated by Tara Westover
Who is your favourite writer?
Nad Sylvan: William Butler Yates
Do you have any favourite television shows and movies?
Nad Sylvan: Right now I’m totally addicted to Peaky Blinders, a brilliant show about a gangster
family in Birmingham in the early 20th century. Outlander, is also a very good show.
Do you have a favourite musical instrument?
Nad Sylvan: Piano, if anything. That’s how I started, that’s what I write on.
Who would you most like to work with, either living or dead?
Nad Sylvan: Paddy MacAloon (Prefab Sprout). The best song writer I know
What would you be doing if were not a musician?
Nad Sylvan: It had to be something including animals, not sure what.
Do you have any plans you can share with us?
Nad Sylvan: When Steve decides to slow down, I might consider going out on my own