upstairs in the cambridge eight o'clock

way way way back long ago we pretended to interview edwyn for the first horrific go at a rubbish fanzine. sat upstairs in the cambridge in soho with a whopping great radio/cassette with a comedy built in microphone we forgot everything we were going to ask him and tried to keep up with his trips to the bar. on the way home i had to get off the tube to be sick. being the considerate kind soul what i am i tried to be sick in a bin (there used to be bins on platforms children where could put rubbish - imagine that) but it cleverly had no bottom so i was sick on my shoes. a night to treasure all round then. somehow from the tinny garbled noise left on the tape we managed to cobble together this mess.


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Comment by dustysevens on August 29, 2009 at 17:22
i still giggle stupidly remembering all of it. even the being sick.
Comment by Administrator on August 2, 2009 at 18:51
OH MY GOOD GAWD. Edwyn's propensity for going off like this in interviews, it's all coming back to me. He could get much worse, slagging off everyone in sight, starting fights with much better fighters. REM are shit! James is a spacer! Polydor are slugs! Just try it, Chrome Dome..(to a bald tour manager who threatened him). You forget, because, as he says, he's now 'sweet and lovely.'
Those are real James lyrics, by the way. I remember the songs well...hilarious.
Comment by Mike on August 2, 2009 at 12:44
Trout Fishing In Leytonstone? I've just been looking at an old copy of that. So many colours! It's issue number three. Are you David or Sally?

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