D.O.B: 2 August 1971 | Birthplace: Pinner, Middlesex | Star Sign: Leo | Eyes: Blue | Hair: Brown
Guitars - Customised Fender Jazzmaster, Fender Bass VI, Fender Telecaster, Epiphone Les Paul "Gold Top", Customised Hohner JT60, Ovation 12-string acoustic, Yamaha 6-string acoustic, Hohner Bass, Hohner Sindwinder
Effects - Boss Overdrive x 2, Flanger, Dimension C, Phaser, Digital Delay, Korg "box of tricks", RAT Pro-Co, Guyotone Vintage Tremelo, Dunlop Wah-Wah
Recording - Tascam 8-track studio, Alesis Microverb III, Alesis SR-16 drum machine
Keyboard - Korg XD5
Amplifier - Peavey Bandit 112
Musicians: Crowded House, Blur, Metallica, The Beatles, The Who, The Wonder Stuff, The Cure
Films: Quadrophenia, Star Wars, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Books: "A Cruel Madness" (Colin Thubron), "Charlotte Sometimes" (Penelope Farmer)
People: Neil Finn, Jack Nicholson, Miles Hunt, James Hetfield, Barry Manilow
Drink: Bitter, Guinness, Coffee
Food: Curry, Pizza, Chinese
FAST & LOOSE:
My catchphrase: "It doesn't have any effect on me."
Since Summer 2000, Simon has recorded an entire album's worth of solo material and has been playing several gigs both alone and with occasional acoustic outfit The Fake McCoys with Pete Curtis.
Now writing further material for a new project with Gavin, Colvex.