I: how are you?
M: good. Im checking out your questions. And erm. Its good *interviewer laughs* theres also an interview for katy perry. For Lady Gaga. Elle Goulding. Madonna. Its good.*
I: good huh?
M: not bad. I feel quite exclusive!!
I: well you are exclusive my dear!!!
I: mika first. Happy birthday a bit early!
M: yeah its my birthday Saturday!
I: will you "celebrate" in Quebec?
M: erm no. Im going back to london to be on radio tomorrow morning. At 8am!
I:is there a place where mika goes to forget a bit about the world?
M: i love the mountains. I love climbing. Mountain climbing(says in english)
M: no more extreme than that!
I:how was the show yesterday?
M: was cool!! I didnt know what to expect. It was big!!! Have you ever been?
I: yeah i was there!
M: oh you were there! With all the balloons. It was quite magical and surreal.*
I: lets talk about TOOL. The first single is celebrate. Its your third record?
M: yes its my third. I really had alot of fun doing it. It was an album that was important to me. I wanted to find back exactly why i was doing what im doing. Im lucky because im doing popmusic thats not really super commercial. I have the liberty to do the music i like.*
I: and what makes a good pop song according to mika.*
M: super(???? Someone help me at 2:00. I dont get it xD!!) it must be about the mellody. And im sorry i stole your clipboard!
I: not its okay. I think were doing great.*
M:youre doing your whole interview without your clipboard!
I: good huh?
M: so you see? You dont need it!
I: you spent a few days in Quebec now. So tell me. Whats the best thing about Quebec*
M: we eat well. Very well.... Dont you think?!
I: your favorite food here?
M: i dont know. A bit of everything. The first time i worked on this record here, i was here during the Nuit Blanche( a kind of festival we have here during winter. Lasts all night long) and i went in Old montreal waiting for My session in the studio. And they were selling sausages on a stick and you could put them on the fire. That was really cool!
I: thanks alot mika! Future projects?
M: theres a tour. Theres lots of videoclips. There will be short films. Were doing them. Not like clips. Not commercial. We did one for Make You Happy that we shot in montreal. And the new tour. And the new album.*
I: its non stop
M: its life yeah!
I: thanks mika!
M: thanks to you.*
I: and happy birthday!
M: its very sweet. 29 years old! Almost an old man. How old are you?
M:36!?you look great
I: yeah kinda
M: youre doing great. Not too bad well done!!!