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Nad Sylvan 

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

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