These days he finds “calmness” when he goes fishing, and recently indulged another of his great passions, running, on a week-long solo holiday in Snowdonia.
"I thought, ‘If I have a heart attack here, no one will find me for days’," he says. "It was insane to be on those long trails on my own, but I loved it.
Keane, Hopes & Fears Era: Tim Rice-Oxley
I forgot how much Tim used to throw himself around! This was a crazy time - we started the year supporting Travis in venues smaller than this, and ended up at Brixton Academy for 3 nights. We flew to France the day after, missing our own aftershow party to get to the next thing - that feels like the story of 2004 - always heading to the next thing, never pausing to enjoy the moment.
Richard Hughes (about Bend and Break)