Jesca Hoop in conversation with TONY CLAYTON-LEA

What's on your rider? Blue cheese, olives, bread, Guinness, local lager, fresh ginger, red wine, hummus, yogurt, muesli, green salad vegetables, yada yada.

What would be on your fantasy rider? All the above plus hotel rooms, massage therapist.

What's your pre-gig ritual/ routine? Vocal warm-ups, stretching, hot ginger drink, avoid conversation with professional acquaintances.

How do you get to the gig - limo, taxi, walking? Foot, car, van, bus, train, plane, hot air balloon . . . It all depends on where the gig is.

What's the best gig you've been to? I would say The Beastie Boys in 1993. It was my first ever concert.

And the worst? The Beastie Boys later that year - it was cancelled.

Ecologically speaking, are you closer to Radiohead or Mot