RICHARD JOHN OAKES
- Name : Richard John Oakes
- Born : October, 1st 1976 in Perivale, United Kingdom
- Height : 5 ft 8"
- Nicknamed : "Cakes" by his band mates
- Joined SUEDE : in August 1994 after Bernard Butler left to pursue a solo career
- He is : the only one in the band who's not a vegetarian
- He doesn’t : Smoke
- He got : a longstanding girlfriend ( sorry, girls! ), but he calls her "Old Lady" *lol*
- He likes : Punk music, shares interests with Simon
- Words : trust us, he isn't fazed by anything
- Shoe size : size 10
- Entered SUEDE's audition : While his family was out on holiday.....his cat was the only one who knew about it first
- When : he played "Heroine" during the audition that everyone began to realize "he's the one"