Bugg first became interested in music at the age of 12, after hearing Don McLean's "Vincent
" soundtracking the moment on the "'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky" episode of The Simpsons
when Lisa becomes interested in astronomy. He told Mojo
that he had no idea why that song in particular provided such a life-changing epiphany. "I can't answer that," he said. "I was like 'What is that song and why do I like it so much?' So I'm just as curious as you. After I'd looked at all of McLean's music, I really wanted to learn the guitar. My uncle coincidentally came round with an acoustic and showed me a couple of chords."