She’s lost it.” But she was like, “Fuck you guys, I’ve spent three days putting this scrapbook together and you haven’t even looked at it. fit=440,661&ssl=1" class="wp-image-1707" title="ting-tings2" src="https://i2com/ resize=440,660&ssl=1" alt="Ting Tings in Toronto" srcset="https://i1com/ We had white T-shirts and pots of paint, and we were doing our own merch after the gig, and we’d sign the T-shirts or tell people to put them on and throw paint at them, or put handprints or footprints on them.
And I went out and when I came back to the studio and she’d cut it to pieces.
They [the crew] are really an integral part of what we do. Katie’s got a female guitar, she was adamant about that.
Obviously in this business when you go to crew it’s all men, sitting on the bus burping and farting.
So she was adamant about getting a girl to come on tour with us.
She [the guitar tech] is kind of more of a boy than a girl. SC: You had an unpleasant experience with the music industry before signing to Sony with the Ting Tings. In fact it inspired semi-consciously a lot of the material we wrote lyrically.
SC: When you started out, you were just traveling around in Katie’s Mini, right? Now we have a tour bus, and seven people who travel with us.