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"i remember we did feed the world in december and the news of the world said 'simon wept to feed the world.' they thought i was crying in the video, but i probably had some of john's coke stuck in my eye, haha!"
"he's got very big feet,
one of the biggest pairs of feet i've seen."
"there are no humourists
band. we're all miserable people."
"what do you do if a bird
your car? don't take her out again!"
"they [italian fans] get
must be all the espresso."
"[the band's name] came
from a film,
a 60's science fiction film called barbarella and there was a
in the film called duran duran, in fact an evil sex fiend, just like
"i like the bit where you
skippy, and froggie] were dressed up as soldiers, and the bit with
"he was the only one in
who could keep up with [ringo's wasp keyboard] going
tzunda tzdunda tzunda dada dada"
"i buy the clothes i buy
i like sailor's tops."
"we *have* to do
that [black] stage, it's horrible, vile, it's like being in germany!"
"making the first album,
too much beer and ate too much shepherd's pie. they always wanted to do
vocals after dinner. what a stupid idea! you can't sing after eating."
"[charley] fell out of a
window during that period . he didn't hurt himself. he's
"i met yasmin around
then. i'd seen
a photograph of her, invited her to see indiana jones and went out with
her for two weeks. why two weeks? she wouldn't fuck me. i couldn't
for the life of me why not."
"hi, this is [tigger]
duran, and you know, the milwaukee life centre needs your blood. so
"if you look at [the back
satrt] from a long, long, long, long way away, then you might
some backwards messages and satanism!"
"i like pretentiousness
if it's done
well. i loathe it if it's simply for the sake of it."
"actually, i believe fuck
it's being misused, and it's a good word. we should say it a lot."
"the story of my life is
keep asking me the story of my life."
"actually, if you let us
we'll be about ten minutes. [on when the next album would be out]"
"i have a lot of gay
my genes aren't made that way, they never were. i like women too much."
"i thought i was going to
chance for a bite of my tuna sandwich there, but it was not to be!"
i love these! (tee hee.)
"[jealousy is] the most
destructive, pointless emotion i've ever felt."
"hey, don't laugh at our
"i'm a bit flashy, but i
to pensive if you'd like."
"i always felt like being
but i didn't have anyone to be weird with in newcastle."
it wasn't like someone giving me a ferrari or anything."
"we need something that
to us and not relative to anything else, not something that people
say they saw on the back of a box of corn flakes."
"i'm a bit old
believe in marriage."
"i eat the strangest
things. i sometimes
just eat bread. just on its own. dried bread. i don't know why. bits of
fruit and bits of biscuit. it makes me feel better if i don't eat the
"we all hate each other.
asked who's the humourist of the group]"
"we just basically get
the same review
every time we make an album, which is (a) 'the worst album ever made'
(b) 'why do they still bother?' in fact, i should write to them and
why do you bother?"
"hey, i've found some
"we always react against
and after six years of being a toothpaste band we wanted to be bad
stick our chins out and be bloody minded. all the lovey-dovey blandness
of the charts makes me want to puke!"
"slam your fist down if
"my god, we're committed!
"we've got nick, he's the
one...we've got john, he's the beautiful one...we've got warren, he's
weird one...and we've got simon, i'm the fucking scary one!"
"i don't think anyone in
wants to get blown up."
"john wears lady's
i even have some quotes from the weird one himself, for you warren fans...are there warren fans? j/k!!!!
"i've been with my
eight years now, and i have a stepson. it doesn't mean i don't like
autographs. i love women"
"it wasn't very
me [to pose naked]."
"let the balls start
"no! [when simon came in
live during electric barbarella]"