Biography : Nigel

Nigel Taylor

Full name: Vladimir Nigel Taylor
Date of birth: June 29
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Height: 6' 3"
Colour of eyes: Green/Blue
Colour of hair: L'Oreal Feria Hair Color - 21 Starry Night
Present home: New York
Earliest musical memory: Listening to "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" on an AM radio.
First crush: Stacey Wheat, in 1st grade
First record ever bought: Howard Jones's Human's Lib
Previous bands: New Concept, Nuvo, The Stone Gods, The Passing Hour
Worst band: Auditioning for a metal band in 1988.
Proudest point in musical career: The 15 Lilies benefit (proceeds going to assist those affected by the Columbine tragedy)
Musical hero/heroine: David Sylvian and Midge Ure
Other heroes/heroines: Bob Geldof and My Mom
Favourite book: Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
Favourite film: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Sense and Sensibility
TV: Ninja Warrior
Record: "Disintegration" by The Cure, or "Oil on Canvas" by Japan
Clothing: Black and Comfy
Newspaper: I avoid bad news like the plague
Pets: Enchantra Kitty Pumpkinhead & Grendel Bear Dendrobium of the Orchid
Most nostalgic record, and why: Snoopy's Christmas (Snoopy vs. The Red Baron)
Spent last Christmas: In Massachusetts
Likes: Honesty, dark & dry humour, and English wit.
Greatest fear: Failure and heights
Best holiday ever: Seeing friends and my children.
Best present ever given to you: 80GB Ipod
How good of a cook are you? Very good & daring
How do you relax? Listening to David Sylvian or Peter Murphy. I read a lot as well.
Musical influences: Ultravox, Information Society, Japan, Duran Duran, The Cure, The Psychedelic Furs, Talk Talk, and Barry Manilow
Most beautiful thing: Hope