Buro x Bernard Pivot interview: Nile Rodgers

Buro x Bernard Pivot interview: Nile Rodgers

Questionnaire extraordinaire

Text: Adibah Isa

Image: Neon Lights

He's collaborated with the likes of Daft Punk, Madonna and Duran Duran. In anticipation of the new Chic LP, we chat with pop and disco legend Nile Rodgers before his set at Neon Lights last evening

What is your favourite word?
Wow. Groovy.

What is your least favourite word?
[laughs] Hate.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

What turns you off?

What is your favourite curse word?

What sound or noise do you love?

What sound or noise do you hate?
Wow, I like noise. I don't know what I hate. Maybe bombs?

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
A doctor, I like to help people. Or a cook. I'm a good cook.

What profession would you not like to do?
I would not like to collect garbage.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
"Now you're really funky."

Nile Rodgers performed at Neon Lights on 28 November at Fort Canning. For more festival coverage, click here.