5 Minute Interview with Frank Smith

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : I’ve been a club and pub DJ for over 30 years, so I thought it was time for a fresh challenge. I was approached by the Station Manager and thought to myself, “why not?”, and here I am…

What are your favourite types of music? : 90’s dance and pop tunes

Name your favourite artist(s) : Lionel Richie and George Benson to David Guetta and Calvin Harris, to name a few. That’s what happens when you’re a DJ – a wide variety lol…

Name your favourite album(s) : Far too many to pick one. This is a hard question… at the moment Sam Smith’s album In The Lonely Hour.

Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it : Peanut Butter Jelly. It’s a great wee song lol…

Name a song you can’t help singing along to : Sam Smith I’m Not The Only One.

Favourite novelty song : Superstar Love Inc.

Can you sing? If so, what’s your Karaoke favourite? : Yes …?

What do you love about Irvine? : It’s a friendly wee town. I used to go ice skating years ago and used to live there in Patterson Avenue.

Irvine Meadow or Irvine Victoria? : Irvine Meadow

If someone visits Irvine for the first time, where MUST they go? : Hmmmmmm, now there is so much choice…lol

What’s your favourite breakfast? : Roll & bacon

What’s your favourite dinner? : Steak pie

What’s your favourite soup? : Tomato

What’s your favourite ice-cream flavour? : Strawberry or mint choc chip

What’s your favourite biscuit? : Tunnocks tea cakes

What’s your favourite fruit? : Strawberry

What’s your favourite vegetable? : Sweetcorn

If it’s my round, what drink should I get you? : Morgan and coke

If you have a day off and some cash in your pocket, what would you do? : Spend it on a gadget I wanted.

When did you last have a lie-in? : What’s that…?

What are the last three things you bought? : Phone case, memory stick, a break away to London.

Best holiday ever? : Malta, because I swam with dolphins

Best day out? : Airshow at Ayr beach

Do you play any sport? : Archery

Do you have a hero? : Yes my father was my hero

Have you met anybody famous? : Yes, I have been lucky to have met lots of celebrities. Mrs Brown’s Boys cast., George Benson, Chris O’Donnel, to name but a few.

Who was your favourite interviewee? : Hmmmm – I’ll get back to you on that one

Who would you most like to interview? : Eddie Murphy

Do you have any secret talents? : Yes and they are staying a secret lol…

Favourite film? : Anything with Eddie Murphy

Do you look like any celebrities? : Yes ………but not telling.

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