"Sarah (Blackwood) was the singer Technique. Id
only just met her a week before the gigs but we clicked really
well. I guess were opposites but shes a talented
singer and so we work well together." Technique were
the European support act for Depeche Mode who were promoting
their Exciter album back in 2001. After that Client were born.
She adds, "We still share rooms together
but sometimes I have to get my own room as she does get really
pissed!" Unfortunately I didnt quite hear what
the consequences of this were exactly...maybe I can find out
So they shared rooms together on tour and worked well together
in domestic situations, but how did the recording go at the
start of the project and did they have a set working method?
"We do some songs together and also work separately sometimes.
I write the songs and Sarah will get the lyrics. I like controlling
it and putting the bass and words around it. There were a
couple of tracks we recorded that we didnt use but one
of the first songs we did together was Client'. We found
our sound quite quickly. Pills we wrote together,
Rock 'n' Roll machine and Happy,"
Kate reminisces. Their debut was created largely on computers
and away from the studio. "I think for the next album
though were gonna do more in stuff in the rehearsal
If you ever experience the band live you also see two others
guys on stage. Scott on guitar and Joe on Laptop who were
both in Sneaker Pimps of "6 Underground" fame. Together
it completes the live sound. So just how did the guys get
"It was at 'Being Boiled' night actually. We met Joe
through a friend of a friend, we just got on well, then he
started coming playing live with us, hes gonna work
on the production of the next album. He's a good all rounder
and a lovely guy. And Scott, hes quite edgy with his
guitar playing," >>