Maybe it’s understandable; he’s scarcely had time to think since walking off stage after his Melbourne gig last night and now, ahead of tonight’s Sydney show, there’s coffee in hand, and talk of tea and honey.
Mr Sparro, on the other hand, currently sounds like he’s spent the morning gargling razor blades.
Sam Sparro has vivid memories of the first time he was complimented on his remarkable voice.
The flamboyant Australian singer grew up with church music, and when the family moved from Sydney to Los Angeles, he became a child star on the West Coast gospel circuit. His dad, Chris Falson, was a Baptist minister, and the custom after most services was to retire to a nearby house for some food and more songs around the piano.
It was there that young Sam first encountered Chaka Khan.
Free as a bird: Sam Sparro has found Britain more tolerant than the United States When someone told Khan, one of the world's leading soul stars, about a new gospel track that she should consider recording, 11-year-old Sam offered to sing it for her. ' Today, 14 years on, that boy is one of 2008's most engaging and accessible new talents.
Edward Teague (father)Jack Sparrow's mother (mother)Grandmama (paternal grandmother)Valerie (cousin)Jack (paternal uncle)Captain "Ace" Brannigan (uncle)"Quick Draw" Mc Fleming (second-aunt)Patriarch (relative)Mabeltrude (cousin twice removed) Barnacle Grand Barnacle Koldunya Troubadour La Vipère Fair Wind Wicked Wench/Black Pearl Jack Sparrow's sloop Timothy Retribution Mourning Star Jolly Mon HMS Interceptor Jack Sparrow's dinghy Queen Anne's Revenge Jack and Angelica's longboat Dying Gull Destruction of the British warship Mutiny on the La Fleur de la Mort Battle of New Orleans Attack on the Misty Lady Battle off the Devil's Triangle Attack on the Dutch flute Attack on the Fair Wind Attack on the Wicked Wench Attack on the Spanish galleon Battle at Liang Dao's palace Attack on Mistress Ching's opium den Battle in the Hong Kong square Battle for the Shadow Gold Destruction of the Interceptor Battle of the Isla de Muerta Battle of the Isla Cruces Skirmish off of the Isla Cruces Skirmish off of the Black Sand Beach Battle of Calypso's maelstrom Escape in London Mutiny on the Queen Anne's Revenge Battle at Whitecap Bay Incident at Palm Tree Grove Battle for the Fountain of Youth Escape from Saint Martin Race to the Black rock island Battle of Poseidon's Tomb Jack Sparrow was a legendary pirate of the Seven Seas, and the irreverent trickster of the Caribbean.A captain of equally dubious morality and sobriety, a master of self-promotion and self-interest, Jack fought a constant and losing battle with his own best tendencies.Jack's first love was the sea, his second, his beloved ship the Black Pearl.Years after his teenage adventures, an encounter with the infamous rogue pirates forced him to abandon the pirate life and take employment in the East India Trading Company.After five years of faithful service, during which he sailed across all the Seven Seas, he was given command of the Wicked Wench, a ship owned by Cutler Beckett, the EITC Director for West Africa.