It felt like two planets colliding and I was inspired by the freedom she exuded. " and it reminded me I was put on this planet to make music. Patti and I stayed in touch and when she was next in town she asked me to join her for a church benefit gig, and we've since done a lot of things together.Until then I'd felt out of luck and out of love, but dissolving in someone else's work, just being a cog in her machine, I felt a relief wash over me. She has such a sharp judgement of character and she's so honest with how she feels about people she can't stand, it's great.We talk about what inspires us and I encourage him if he has any moments of insecurity.I suppose there is some maternal feeling there, as he's the same age as my son.Patrick Wolf has announced the tracklisting for his new album ‘Sundark And Riverlight’.The double LP will be released on September 25 to celebrate the singer’s 10-year anniversary as a recording artist.
I'd done a show at a Dylan Thomas festival in Wales, and the next day I bumped into her in the hall of the hotel we were all staying in.This is my first totally acoustic album and so I made certain that we were working with analogue tape and recording equipment.” Wolf will launch the album with an intimate gig at London’s Old Vic Theatre on August 29, before embarking on a world tour this autumn (2012).The British leg of Wolf’s tour begins at the Lowry in Manchester on November 6 and ends at St Mary’s Church in Brighton on December 11, taking in stops at Cardiff, Gateshead, Warwick, Glasgow, Penzance and Bristol.The singer, real name Patrick Denis Apps, made his debut with ‘The Patrick Wolf’ EP in 2002 and has since released five studio albums.His most recent LP, ‘Lupercalia’, became his first to reach the UK Top 40 when it came out in November last year (2011).Patrick Wolf, 28 An English singer-songwriter, Wolf combines classical instruments with electronic sampling.He lives in London with his partner I was at a funny time in my life when I met Patti three years ago.Once when we were walking in Covent Garden, I asked about her love life and she asked if I would be her English boyfriend, as Johnny Depp is her American boyfriend. I've played with her family and a few members of her band, and I love hanging out with everyone: I like the bits at the bar or the journey there more than the show, as it's hilarious hearing stories about other people in the industry – Lou Reed, Morrissey... I can't wait to do more shows with her – I'd happily put everything on hold and go on tour with her for a year and disappear into her world.Patti Smith, 64 A critically acclaimed American singer, Smith is regarded as the 'Godmother of Punk'.In fact, when [my son] Jackson came over from the States to tour with us, a woman came up when we were walking around the grounds of the Hop Farm Festival with Patrick, and asked if these two fellas were my sons.We had a good laugh about that as they're very different: my son is a 6ft 4in guitar player from Detroit, covered with tattoos.