Good Guy Andrew WK Pays Fan’s Speeding Ticket
Yesterday a certain Mr Luke Mitchell was hammering it down well known British motorway the M4 while jamming Andrew WK’s sweet new single Music Is Worth Living For.
If you’ve not heard it, check it:
It’s an upbeat piece of motivational rock good vibes that is just…undeniable, isn’t it? Perhaps now you’ve heard it you might understand, then, that Luke felt compelled, while listening to the track, to drive maybe a modicum too fast for a moment or two: it’s the kind of song that fills a person with a kind of positive emotional energy that has to be released somehow, so while we can’t condone Luke’s moment of automotive madness, we can certainly understand it.
Luke’s momentary transgression caught the eye of the 5-0 and their speeding equipment, and as is the way of the world, he incurred a fine of £100 from Her Majesty’s boys in blue.
Luke took to Twitter with this tale of woe, and @’d the relevant parties. And with that we learned: Andrew WK is a good guy and the Thames Valley Police are on their Twitter game. Enjoy:
Casually driving down the M4 and @AndrewWK new single comes on @DanielPCarter @Radio1RockShow and now I have a spee… https://t.co/p4FPe87iEF— Luke Mitchell (@LGMDrums) Mon Jan 15 11:05:42 +0000 2018
@LGMDrums @AndrewWK @DanielPCarter 😱😬— Radio 1 Rock Show (@Radio1RockShow) Mon Jan 15 14:36:45 +0000 2018
@Radio1RockShow @LGMDrums @DanielPCarter The price of partying.— ANDREW W.K. (@AndrewWK) Mon Jan 15 21:40:22 +0000 2018
@AndrewWK @Radio1RockShow @DanielPCarter Music is Worth Speeding For. #safetyfirst #dontspeedkids #motorwayheadbang… https://t.co/GGMNJCtqmE— Luke Mitchell (@LGMDrums) Mon Jan 15 21:45:28 +0000 2018
@AndrewWK @Radio1RockShow @LGMDrums Can you put a price on partying?— 𝕯𝖆𝖓𝖎𝖊𝖑 𝕻 𝕮𝖆𝖗𝖙𝖊𝖗 (@DanielPCarter) Mon Jan 15 22:24:03 +0000 2018
@DanielPCarter @AndrewWK @Radio1RockShow @ThamesVP can. £100 apparently.— Luke Mitchell (@LGMDrums) Mon Jan 15 22:25:40 +0000 2018
@LGMDrums @DanielPCarter @Radio1RockShow @ThamesVP LUKE: I would like to pay this speeding ticket for you. I was re… https://t.co/mnZsqgPzrH— ANDREW W.K. (@AndrewWK) Mon Jan 15 22:42:32 +0000 2018
@AndrewWK @LGMDrums @DanielPCarter @Radio1RockShow You may "Want fun" and to "Party hard" but we want you to be saf… https://t.co/RdmbsTmWBT— Thames Valley Police (@ThamesVP) Tue Jan 16 09:34:47 +0000 2018
@ThamesVP @AndrewWK @DanielPCarter @Radio1RockShow Bravo! 👏👏👏👏— Luke Mitchell (@LGMDrums) Tue Jan 16 10:30:53 +0000 2018
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