Damon Beard on stress relief, milk tart and singing in the shower!

Damon Beard on stress relief, milk tart and singing in the shower!

We thought it was time for another catch up with Damon Beard seeing that East Coast Gold's just celebrated its first birthday! We wanted to know about his pet peeves; his favourite actor of all time; his stress relief activities and his most embarrassing moment. Get to know Damon a little better in our Q&A here.

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1.    What would be a good theme song for your life?

My Life – Billy Joel

2.    Do you sing in the shower?

100% yes!

3.    How do you relieve stress?

Go for a surf, or a long walk with my dog.

4.    In 30 years’ time, what do you think people will be most nostalgic for?

With the way things are now days – I’m not sure people will be nostalgic for anything.

5.    How do you feel about putting pineapple on pizza?

I’m absolutely pro pineapple so yes – put it all over.

6.    Who’s your favourite actor?

Hugh Grant

7.    Favourite food?

Anything Thai

8.    In one sentence, how would you sum up the internet?

An informative and indispensable medium that’s an ocean of information … and addictive.

9.    What is the most embarrassing thing you’ve ever worn?

I can’t even!!
I wore blue parachute pants with the drawstring in a neat bow and a pink shirt with a pink knitted tie!!!!
If that wasn’t enough - blue ‘Sportabout’ shoes with netting on the top and white laces.
The girl I went with wore a pink catsuit!!! and I tried to match my outfit with hers.
I could cringe.

10.    What used to be considered trashy but now is very classy?

Tattoos and ripped clothes

11.    What movie would be greatly improved if it was made into a musical?

Armageddon. Can you imagine the sets!

12.    What's the weirdest thing a fan has ever done for you?

Made me a milk tart every day for a month and delivered it to the studio

ALSO READ: Damon's top 15 songs from the 80s

13.    What are some things that are okay to occasionally do, but definitely not okay to do every day? 

Skipping gym?

14.    If your six-year-old self suddenly found themselves inhabiting your current body, what would your six-year-old self-do first? 

Probably panic for a bit… then look for the nearest adult and ask how to get back to 2020 ☺

15.    If you were arrested with no explanation, what would your friends and family assume you had done?

Got drunk and skinny-dipped.

16.    What embarrasses you the most in front of other people?

People who burp

17.    If you were transported 250 years into the past with no clothes or anything else, how would you prove that you were from the future?

Give my mobile number and ID number

18.    What's your biggest pet peeve?


Catch Damon from today in his new weekday time-slot: 1pm to 5pm - on East Coast Gold. He's also waking you up every Sunday from 6-10am. Listen via the ECR App or website.

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