Swimmers Club

Originally from Misfits Mag, 2016


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Municipal Pool

Check which is the shallow end and note the point where you will be out of your depth.


Who: Tuff Love
Where: Glasgow, Scotland
What: Band

So, who are you?

We are Tuff Love. We are a band and we live in Glasgow.

Where are you from?

Suse is from Glasgow and I (Julie) am from London.

What do you do?

We make pop music using guitar, bass guitar, drums and vocals.

What time is it where you are?

It's 15:00.

Who or what are you influenced by?

Emerging from depression.

Are you one of those people who like really loves technology?

No, I only don't mind it.

Do you still listen to music? If so, what's been the best stuff you've heard all year?

Sometimes. Suse just made me a mix that had some new Alex G songs on and they are amazing.

Do you read? Tell us about good books you read this year?

Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut and The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector are two good books I read this year. They are both worth reading.

What are you currently working on?

A salad.

So do you fancy yourself as some kind of artist or what?

Not particularly. I want to feel absorbed.

'Quit... quit... you should quit... you should quit... you should... you should...'. Should you quit?

I don't think so.

Are you just in it for the money?

No, I'm in the service industry for the money.

Can you give us the names of two other interesting people who you think we may not have heard of but should have heard of and who we can put these questions to?

I can't handle that responsibility.


Tuff Love's debut LP Resort is on Lost Map Records