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Radio 1 Zane Lowe
Biography

Mon-Thu 19.00-21.00

kasabian
Kasabian on Jan 14

Find out more about what happened when Kasabian stood in for Zane Lowe in January.



Check out more photos in the Zane's on Holiday gallery

Kasabian's choice of tunes included Rolling Stones, Rage Against The Machine, Black Sabbath, Nirvana, Elvis Presley and Oasis. Check out the full tracklisting


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Kasabian fan Ryan Simoes was sat in the studio commentating via Twitter:

  • 19:00 - Hi this is Ryan, I'm going to be tonight's 'superfan'
  • 19:11 - Tom and Serge seem totally at ease joking with each other in between songs, casually drinking beer
  • 19:14 - Both guys are on their phones - sending in their own messages to read out?!
  • 19:20 - Tom's playing around with an action figure still in its box - satisfying his inner child (Turns out it was a superman figure sent in by their friend 'Mikey'.)
  • 19:26 - Serge talks about his skills as a footballer, saying he can show his skills for 30 seconds but no longer as his 'legs have gone'!
  • 19:27 - Tom tells of his abilities as a discus thrower, and the 100m sprint.
  • 19:41 - The guys laugh at Noel swearing and how random the converstion was. (According to Noel no Africans have heard drum n' Bass! Tom and Serge contest this...)
  • 19:44 - The boys are on their second beer of the night now and seem totally relaxed
  • 19:46 - Tom nips out quickly for a cigarette, Serge doesnt seem to be bothered about being left on his own!
  • 19:54 - Serge tells of how Tom once walked into the room and announced "You will now call me 'The Poltergeist!"
  • 19:55 - 'when did you last cry' brings a deep response from Tom - "When i opened my first Christmas present - it was a picture of me and my brother from years back."
  • 19:57 - Serge replies "Eastenders... you know, i'm ok with people being blown up and stuff, but dogs getting lost and that..it upsets me you know!"
  • 20:05 - Tom says that the track 'Out Of Space' always gets him on the dancefloor. Kasabian covered this in the Radio 1 Live Lounge last year.
  • 20:13 - When asked what presents they got each other, Serge says Tom got him a replica Rocky Balboa belt - Tom seems really pleased with himself!
  • 20:14 - Tom has to seriously think about what Serge got him - eventually remembers Rumble Fish on DVD and a Tyrannosaurus Rex CD.
  • 20:15 - One of the questions from the chatroom makes everyone laugh - "Would you rather be a horse-shaped biscuit or a biscuit shaped horse?!"
  • 20:22 - Serge seems a bit gutted that someone also received the matching Rocky gloves, making Tom look a bit cheap!
  • 20:23 - Tom and Serge remember their time at school - Tom says he did well but Serge was the one that got everyone into trouble!
  • 20:23 - Tom makes fly noises randomly into the mic!
  • 20:24 - They say they can't say which festivals they will play this year but they love going to T in the Park out of all choices.
  • 20:31 - They dedicate Oasis' 'Listen Up' to Jackie, whose birthday it is today. Always likely to be some Oasis, as they are good friends of the band
  • 20:39 - Serge seems almost lost for words as he describes his admiration for Prefuse 73, saying the way he creates records 'blows my head off!'
  • 20:43 - Tom and Serge both nod their heads in time to 'Wraaping Paper' by Cream
  • 20:52 - The question they'll ask Mark Ronson, who produced a remix of LSF with the band is 'have you ever worn an afro wig to a fancy dress party?!'
  • 20:58 - Chris, Kasabian's bassist texts Tom to update him on the snooker!
  • 20:58 - The lads wrap it up with Suicide - 'Ghost Rider' and say they've had a great time!
  • 20:59 - This is Ryan Simoes, I've really enjoyed the show, they did really well.
  • 21:00- Before i go i have to say hello to my girlfriend Amy, and best friends Mog and Coxy, who'd never forgive me if they didnt get a mention!

Throughout the show, the Radio 1 audience were chatting in a live chatroom, and at the end of the show they rated Kasabian on their choice of tunes, and the standard of presentation. These were the final averaged scores:

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