Ricky Wilson Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


12th August 2014

Tweet: "A couple of guys I know have a picture of themselves laughing in New York. They'd asked Robin Williams for a photo so he took one of them." British rocker Ricky Wilson reveals a personal story about late funnyman Robin Williams.


13th May 2014

Fact: Kaiser Chiefs singer Ricky Wilson had to wear an eye patch to The Radio Academy Awards in London on Monday (12May14) after suffering a "minor injury" while shooting the group's new video for the song Meanwhile Up In Heaven.


10th March 2014

Fact: Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson is heading to radio. The singer will host a double bill of shows on U.K. radio station BBC Radio 6 Music on 23 and 30 March (14). In the programmes, Wilson will play music which has influenced his career discuss his rise to fame.


17th January 2013

Tweet: "Heya (sic) Lady GaGa! It's my birthday today! Can I get a message, a retweet or even a follow back? That would be great!" Kaiser Chiefs star Ricky Wilson wants a personal message from Lady Gaga to mark his 35th birthday on Thursday (17Jan13).


22nd June 2011

Quote: "Glastonbury is a festival everyone should tick off their list of things to do before they die. So actually, don't worry about the horrible hangover you're going to have. Next week is another week and you'll only regret it if you don't throw yourself at it." Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson urges his fans to make the most of Britain's Glastonbury festival this weekend (24-26Jun11).


11th June 2011

Fact: The Kaiser Chiefs got into the sporting spirit at the Isle of Wight Festival on Friday (10Jun11) when frontman Ricky Wilson brought the unlit Olympic torch onstage, to mark the upcoming 2012 Games in London. The rocker told fans, "This time next year, this'll be lit. Let's have a huge round of applause for the Olympic torch."


12th August 2009

Fact: Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has landed a role in upcoming movie ST TRINIAN'S: THE LEGEND OF FRITTON'S GOLD. He will star as a rock musician who romances a schoolgirl, played by Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding.


2nd June 2009

Fact: Kaiser Chiefs rockers Ricky Wilson and Nick Hodgson have landed their own radio show. The pair will take to the airwaves on Britain's BBC6 Music every sunday for a month starting on 6 June (09).


2nd June 2009

Fact: Kaiser Chiefs rockers Ricky Wilson and Nick Hodgson have landed their own radio show. The pair will take to the airwaves on Britain's BBC6 Music every sunday for a month starting on 6 June (09).


2nd June 2009

Quote: "There was a time when we had to bribe people to watch us. We'd walk out on stage and the few people in attendance were all clinging to walls. I used to shout that the first person that stepped forward got a fiver (five pounds). Or, if I had a pocket of change, I'd scatter it." Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson admits he used to pay people to watch the band.


1st June 2009

Quote: "There are times when I fancy a spell in prison. The only thing that puts me off is having to sit around with other prisoners. If there was no one else there I wouldn't mind it at all. I could sit on my backside and read books." Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson fantasises about spending time alone behind bars.


10th September 2008

Quote: "A lot of people pretend they don't like awards but I really like them, I love a bit of back-slapping." Kaiser Chiefs star Ricky Wilson loves winning gongs at award ceremonies


14th June 2007

Quote: "My c**k once fell out." Kaiser Chiefs lead singer Ricky Wilson confesses his most embarrassing moment.


19th February 2007

Quote: "We're not scared of becoming the new Coldplay - you just make sure you don't." Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson promises fans the group will stick to their rock roots.


17th February 2007

Quote: "There should be a law passed that no record deal should be over GBP100,000. We paid (our advance) back in the first week." Kaiser Chiefs star Ricky Wilson on the group's thrifty approach to music.


28th August 2006

Quote: "I love crowd surfing and I do indulge myself sometimes. You get fondled for free and normally I have to pay for it." Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson likes to get up close and personal with his fans at concerts.


4th June 2006

Quote: "Maybe it will be like a spiritual awakening ..." KAISER CHIEF'S frontman Ricky Wilson plans to turn his recent hit-and-run experiences as inspiration.


27th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I said I'd w**k a tramp for success. Though I've never w**ked off anyone...except myself, obviously." Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson's ambition knows no limit. </p>


16th February 2006

Quote: <p>"That's the one I really wanted." Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson is disappointed the band lost out to Coldplay for British Album at the Brit Awards last night (15FEB06), despite winning three other trophies. </p>


4th September 2005

Quote: <p>"She's stalking me. She revels in it. She has neighbourhood watch mates ring her to tell her what magazines I'm in and stuff." KAISER CHIEFS star Ricky Wilson is getting unwanted attention - from his mum. </p>


25th August 2005

Fact: <p>American rockers The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers would be happy to share a tent with KAISER CHIEFS singer Ricky Wilson at a music festival - as they share an "unspoken closeness". </p>


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