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Simon Pegg 'played the drums with Echo and the Bunnymen'

Simon Pegg has reminisced about the time he got to play the drums with Echo and the Bunnymen.
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Comic actor Simon Pegg has recalled the time he played the drums with Echo and the Bunnymen.

Speaking to NME, Pegg revealed that a performance by the band at Gloucester Leisure Centre in 1985 was the first gig he ever attended.

He said he had little idea at the time that he would end up playing with the band at a future date.

"Very weirdly, years later I ended up jamming with [frontman] Ian McCulloch in a studio. I played drums on Lips Like Sugar and Changes by Bowie," the star explained.

Pegg added that his two of his biggest heroes are John Lennon and Paul McCartney because they have been responsible for so much that has occurred in the world of music.

The actor made his name in TV sitcom Spaced, before going on to enjoy a Hollywood career that has included roles in films such as Mission Impossible 3, Star Trek and How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.

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Posted on 1 Nov 2010 13:50 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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