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22 September 2021

A Mark

Name: Mark Stead
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Date of Birth: 14 January 1976 (Aged 45 years)
Location: Tewkesbury, Glos, England
Occupation: Primary School teacher

A Mark has a lush rating of 8.1 from 32 votes.

What is your favourite Embrace song?

Fireworks or Retread or Make it Last or Over! (Can't decide) Now love Someday

What was your favourite Embrace gig?

Secret gig #6 or Cardiff University 1998 (my first Embrace gig)

What is your favourite Embrace Album?

The Good Will Out & IYNB

What is your favourite Embrace B-Side?

3 is the magic number (It's a bloody cool way to teach the kids their 3 x table!)

In what order of greatness (1-10) would you place tracks from Out of Nothing?

1. Ashes
2. Someday
3. Wish'em all away
4. Gravity
5. Keeping
6. Looking as you are
7. Spell it out
8. Glorious day
9. Out of nothing
10. Near life

My order changes day by day!!!!!

What and when was your first messageboard post?

Something about how great SG#6 was.

Who was the first messageboarder you met?

None yet :(

What is the most stupid thing you've done at a gig?

In the case of Stereophonics at Millenium stadium - turning up! Shame cos they used to be brilliant live!

What other music do you like?

Oasis, Manics, Stone Roses, Ash, Radiohead, Primal Scream, Belle & Sebastian, Charlatans, The Strokes, The Vines, BRMC, Keane, The Libertines and too many others to mention! I live for music!

What are your favourite albums?

The Good Will Out (Embrace)
Definitely Maybe (Oasis)
The Stone Roses (The Stone Roses)
1977 (Ash)
Pablo Honey (Radiohead)
The Holy Bible (Manics)
Urban Hymns (THe Verve)

What are you currently listening to?

Out of Nothing!
The Libertines
Snow Patrol

What is your favourite Jelly Baby?

Don't eat anything containing Gelatine (sorry!)

Who is your favourite Neighbours character?


Most likely to say…

What was that song? That was f*****g brilliant!

Least likely to say…

Aren't the charts full of class acts today!

Cricket - good or evil?

Just boring!

What was the last thing you ate?

A pot noodle (Am I classy or what?)

Cats or dogs?

Dogs - Cats have evil eyes

Heaven is…

Making love to my beautiful girlfriend with Embrace playing in the background.

Hell is…

Being away from my girlfriend (she's at uni)

Madness Rating (1 to 10)


An interesting fact about myself…

I met James Dean Bradfield when on holiday in WH Smiths in Llandudno. He put me on the guest list for that night's gig and what a gig it was - a small venue with only about 500 people there. Met him and Nicky after the gig - Great people, great band.

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FDPoints: 129
Lush rating: 8.1 (32 votes)
Profile visits: 4,992
Favourites: 1
Attended Gigs: 0

Created: 07 August 2001
Last updated: 23 October 2004

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