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daisy lowe on music

She'd have sex to Ginuwine, fall in love to Al Green and dance to Prince. Daisy Lowe talks musical heroes, birthday plans and being kidnapped in Paris as we go behind the scenes on her Diesel Tribute Leather shoot for i-D.

Hi Daisy, how’s the shoot?
It’s always fun and lively working with i-D! Good people and lots of giggles!

The photographer Boo is quite a character, what’s he saying?
My favourite Boo quote today was “You have a neck like a swan!” I love him!

What's Aaron like? What's his best feature?
Lovely boy, great lips. Very hot!

Who are your musical heroes?
David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Patti Smith, Stevie Nicks.

Best gig you've ever been to?
Tricky at SXSW. I have never been so terrified, excited, and in awe all at the same time.

What’s the most ‘rock n roll’ thing you’ve ever done?
I was kidnapped from Paris during fashion week, and taken to Amsterdam against my will...

If you could swap wardrobes with one musician, who would it be?
Florence [Welch].

How many leather jackets do you have? How do you wear them?
I have 10! My fave is a vintage jacket from Somerset, where my mum lives. I wear it everywhere. Even with ball gowns.

What's your view on leather trousers…hot or not?
Hot!

What's your favourite music video?
Rudimental - Waiting All Night.

What song would you…
… have sex to? Ginuwine - Pony
… fall in love to? Al Green - Love and Happiness
… drive in LA to? Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running
… dance to? Prince - Erotic City
… cry to? Elliot Smith - Angelis

What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
Don’t worry about it, let it flow.

What you up to at the weekend?
IT’S MY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!

Thanks Daisy! Thank you! xx

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