"I once had to perform a poem at school when I was 5 years old, called 'Leaves' or 'The Leaves' or something. It had 5 verses. Not sure if it was famous or who it was by or anything...." />
 

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"So are there any plans to perform live soon Tom?"

 

"I once had to perform a poem at school when I was 5 years old, called 'Leaves' or 'The Leaves' or something. It had 5 verses. Not sure if it was famous or who it was by or anything. I haven't really done much performing since then."

 

u.n.p.o.c. is Tom Bauchop, an occasional player in the Fife-based Fence Collective, including James Yorkston, King Creosote and Pip Dylan among others. He is a visionary, with a mission: to visit mountains. A local pundit once said a track of his sounded like it was from Pet Sounds. "I had to go back and listen to the album in order to see what he was talking about.'

 

So there really is something of the unknowing pop genius about him then...