Phillip James Selway
Date Of Birth:
May 23rd 1967
Abingdon Boys School, Liverpool Polytechnic (studied English and history)
Drumming in pit bands for touring musicals, Sub-editor, English language teacher
Quiet, bald, well-dressed, sensuous
Past influences - The Beat, Joy Division, The Ruts
Current faves - Teenage Fanclub, Tricky, Supergrass, Captain Beefheart
"Shenandoah", "This Morning", "Ask The Family", "Becoming A Mon", "Waterland"
Being noticed, fish, vodka and tonic
Sitting at the back of the stage, in relative obscurity
Other: Often said to be the band's emotional anchor. So mild-mannered that he is known as 'Mad Dog'. The band claim they wind-up new engineers and producers by telling them to watch out for Phil's temper. Married to Kate.