Mark Hoppus Wanted To Be In FBI - Noise11.com
Blink 182, photo, Noise11

Blink 182

Mark Hoppus Wanted To Be In FBI

by Music-News.com on November 10, 2011

in News

Mark Hoppus says his favourite book made him want to ‘put on some gloves’ and ‘catch killers’.

Blink-182

Blink-182

The Blink-182 star has been discussing some of his most beloved things, including his favourite tome.

Mark says Thomas Harris’ 1981 book Red Dragon ‘ the first novel to feature serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter – had a profound effect on him.

‘[It] was written a long, long time ago, but it’s the original of the CSI series and it made me want to join the FBI and out on some gloves and catch killer,’ he explained in an interview with NME magazine.

Mark has also discussed the first album he ever bought. The 39-year-old musician is still inspired by Michael Jackson years on.

‘The first album I ever bought with my own money was on cassette and it was in 1982 and it was Michael Jackson’s Thriller,’ he revealed.

‘The front-of-house manager for our tour uses Billie Jean as the song to EQ to entire system, so I still hear that song two or three times every single day.’

Mark also revealed his most beloved song lyric.

The American guitarist says The Beatles She’s Leaving Home left a lasting impression on him since first hearing it.

‘For some reason that song has always affected me in a way that I can’t quite explain and has even almost made me break down and cry,’ he said.

‘Right at the end, the part where it goes ‘She’s leaving home/Bye bye’ it’s a simple lyric, but in that context it’s so powerful.’

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Daryl Braithwaite surfboard
Daryl Braithwaite Has A 30th Anniversary The Horses Surfboard For Sale

Daryl Braithwaite is releasing the best piece of merch since the Kiss Koffin. For just $899 you can now have your very own Daryl Braithwaite The Horses 1991 30th anniversary surfboard.

4 days ago
Lil Wayne, Noise11, photo, music news, noise11.com
Lil Wayne fresh out of jail with new music

A former reality TV star pardoned over 100 people just days before , including rapper Lil Wayne, who had pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a loaded weapon on a private jet.

5 days ago
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam Creates Legal Jam for Pearl Jamm

UK Pearl Jam tribute band Pearl Jamm have changed their named to Legal Jam after Pearl Jam but the English band in a legal jam.

5 days ago
Gary Numan photo by Tim Cashmere, music news, noise11.com
Gary Numan Reveals What Spotify Is Worth To Him

Gary Numan has claimed he only got paid £37 for a million streams of his song.

6 days ago
Lil Wayne, Noise11, photo, music news, noise11.com
Former Reality Star Pardons Lil Wayne

Rapper Lil Wayne is a fee man after being pardoned by a former reality TV star.

6 days ago
Dr Dre
Dr Dre Discharged From Hospital

Dr. Dre has been discharged from a Los Angeles hospital, 11 days after suffering a brain aneurysm.

January 18, 2021
Pitbull: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pitbull Buys A NASCAR Team

Pitbull celebrated turning 40 by becoming the new co-owner of a NASCAR racing team.

January 18, 2021