This is the part of the concert where everyone can just nuzzle back with their girlfriend and eat popcorn. If you haven’t got a girlfriend, just eat your popcorn. If you haven’t got any popcorn, just eat someone’s girlfriend….’s popcorn.
Whenever anyone puts a microphone in front of me, I’m serious because I want to get these noises out of my head. At home I’ve got a very puerile, juvenile sense of humour. The people that make me laugh more than anyone else are Jonny and Ed. We’ve known each other since we were 15, so how can you not mercilessly rip the shit out of each other? It’s just like when you’re a kid; it’s no different.
Some of the websites had the lyrics for the album, even though it hadn’t been recorded yet. They’d taken bootlegs, conceivably, and just written down what they thought Thom was singing. So if Thom was ever stuck for lyrics, he’d occasionally go to these sites and steal all this kind of garbled, mistranslated singing he was doing.
You will become a hypocrite, you’ll become a liar. You’ll try and paper up your own cracks… and that’s what being an adult is all about. Then you have babies and… [shrug] that’s it. [long pause] Sorry! [laughs]