Tom Meighan Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

6th March 2013

Quote: "We were on tour during the Olympics but I saw some bits on telly (Tv). There were some horrifying bits, like The Spice Girls. That really didn't do the place justice. That was the most horrifying bit. It was just horrible." Kasabian rocker Tom Meighan was not a fan of the SPICE GIRLS' performance at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.

28th September 2011

Quote: "It would have been brilliant to play Glastonbury but all we need is a phone call from Michael Eavis and we'll be there for 2013." Kasabian star Tom Meighan is eager for the band to play at the legendary British festival.

23rd August 2011

Quote: "I don't mind Sesame Street but I hate him. Always moaning about f**king cookies." Kasabian rocker Tom Meighan isn't a fan of children's puppet The Cookie Monster.

27th January 2011

Quote: "Someone threw a slimy sausage and it hit me in the eye when I was on stage. It was weird and temporarily blinded me." Kasabian star Tom Meighan reveals his strangest stage experience.

23rd July 2010

Quote: "It was horrendous. People were serving me food with masks and rubber gloves. It was like ET in the quarantine chamber. I was gripped with fear." Kasabian rocker Tom Meighan on his bout of swine flu last year (09).

16th July 2010

Quote: "Steve was great and I've missed him since he went. I went to his zoo in Australia. It was wicked. I could work in a place like that with animals. I'd come back as him in the next life." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is a huge fan of late crocodile hunter Steve Irwin.

12th July 2010

Quote: "I'd love to do a tune with JAY-Z. We don't need him and he probably doesn't need us but it would be good to collaborate with someone like him." British rocker Tom Meighan is keen for his band Kasabian to team up with the rap superstar.

14th June 2010

Quote: "We'll never do one. They suck. Dizzee Rascal's is all right but the rest of them really suck. Even if I was skint (penniless) and the last man on earth, I wouldn't even bow to it." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan rules out recording a soccer anthem.

6th April 2010

Quote: "There's no bands in the Top 40 these days. I think the internet's took the shine off rock 'n' roll. When we got signed it's like we jumped on the last boat out of Armageddon." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan on the state of modern hit music.

31st March 2010

Fact: Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan and Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder performed onstage with The Who at a charity concert at London's Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday (30Mar10). The gig marked the end of a series of live shows raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

30th December 2009

Quote: "It's hard for me when we're not touring or anything. I bought a karate outfit - a Cobra Kai outfit from the Karate Kid. It's not actually from the film, it's a copy." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is hooked on auction website

24th March 2008

Fact: Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has spent $8,000 (GBP4,000) on a Michael Jackson puppet used in cult U.K. TV show SPITTING IMAGE. The British rocker is a huge fan of popular culture memorabilia - among the items he owns is the BMX bicycle ridden by E.T. and ELLIOTT in Steven Spielberg's 1982 sci-fi blockbuster E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL.

25th September 2007

Quote: "Stop trying to be Michael Jackson. Stop singing like a girl. And I love his work." Kasabian rocker Tom Meighan manages to insult and praise Justin Timberlake at the same time.

18th July 2007

Quote: "One of the best things about being famous is making our parents so proud. They swap press cuttings about us and my dad even got to chat up Jamie Lee Curtis." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is pleased his parents are reaping the benefits of his fame.

7th June 2006

Quote: "We've gone from on the farm smoking s**tloads of hash and coming up with a load of mashed up tunes, to this time being more 'royal', should I say? We've just took it to another level and raised the stakes." KASABIAN singer Tom Meighan reveals a more professional process behind the band's second album EMPIRE.

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