But while Serge is thoughtful and reserved, Tom, who sports Bradley Wiggins sideburns, is a real live wire. The guitarist said he knew at once that Tom (whom he touchingly describes as ‘Bowie, Jagger and Freddie Mercury rolled into one’) was the right man to front the band. “We were on a park bench, drinking beer, and he started singing Under The Bridge by the Red Hot Chili Peppers,” Serge recalls.
"My ears popped. I knew he was charismatic, but I didn’t know he could sing."
Daily Mail, 24/08/12