"I enjoy it all, writing, recording, performing, even rehearsing"
"We always felt different"
"We’ve always had good shows in Norwich"
"People like putting you in boxes but I’m just here to make music"
"It's like Ram Dass on speed - "Be here now, or die".
"Our only real goal was to make the best record we could"
"We will always be a Manchester band"
"Most people were on hard drugs but I’d ask for a cup of tea"
"Every time I play on stage in front of Shonen Knife fans is my best moment."
"No one came except for my mum"
"We didn’t know at the time that we were creating speed metal!"
"It’s nothing like the Gallagher brothers"
"I just want to keep carving my own path"
"At the height of my fame I couldn’t handle it"
"I survived by not taking too many drugs"
"Every day that goes by there’s something new for me to buzz off"
"Playing on a stage to strangers every night is a bizarre sensation"
"There's no way to win if you quit"
"Sweet jams and good vibes"
"We all met on the Norwich punk scene"
"Knowing that millions of people are tuned in is quite nuts to get your head around."
"The Ramones sound and feel like an honest human experience that's relatable."
"I was running around finding my feet really!"
"Ollie has his finger on the pulse of the hip choir scene!"
"Ideally I would have been around 40 years earlier!"
“I just like to discover the new”
"All the songs are about love."
" A lot of the album is about escaping."
"We’ve come very far in a lot of respects."
"We’ve always been a niche band."
"We couldn’t really believe we were signed to Blue Note!"
"We’ve had the time to nurture our sound."
"We provide a bleak outlook on how mundane life can be."
"I’m the attention seeking sixth child of a family of artistic children."
"Some of my family will be at the show for the first time, so that will be interesting!"
Here's the lowdown.
"If you want to impress me, don’t be a dick."
"Anything goes on tour!"
"We’re very sexy people!"
"Energy, danger and healing"