A few days before flying into cyclone-torn Brisbane, she’d been in Los Angeles - just in time for the big quake.

It was brilliant, she says, jumping up from her seat.

I always thought it would be a really nervous thing ! But it was this really deep, big bass in your guts. I thought : `Yes ! This is what I’ve wanted to feel ever since I was born !’ It’s funny, it’s like your body is thirsty for it and it satisfies you in a strange way.

VOX, april 1994