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From Orange Juice to ‘Never Met a Girl’ and beyond, there’s more to debonair rock maverick EDWYN COLLINS than meets the eye, but macramé and alchemy? Surely not

Which time in history would you have loved to have lived? And why?

NCOllith tunes as | coeld rock With the caxemen.

What was the last thing you stole?

An Electro llarmon:x smallstone phaser from a rehearsal studio circa 1980.

If you could wake up tomorrow and have obtained one ability (magical or otherwise) what would it be?

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How many times a day do you look in the mirror?


Whose idea was it for you to get together with the Alexander Brothers?

lhe :rascmle Stewart Phyllis lesbet!

What can we expect from your collaboration?

Mayhem. petulance. camp puiie<)nt->n.;

You could quit your job and start afresh tomorrow and have the skills to do something completely new. What would you choose to do?


Tell us the punchline to your favourite joke.


What’s your favourite biscuit?


What song would you hate to be played at your funeral?

‘Candle In the Wino”.

Who would you like to play you in the film of your life? Who do you actually think would play you?

Charles l-laughty would be the Ideal person but no doubt there'd be no show wrthout Russell Crowe.

Can you cook? If so, what’s your signature dish?

Saltfrsh and ackee.

What do you like best about your life? Being self emplOyed and Indulglng in daytime televmon.

What do you like least about your life? Certain aspects of the musnc husmess.

What’s your all-time favourite sitcom? Why?

l’l/est Heath Yard for sheer self-indulgence. Have you ever exploited your position as a famous person to get something? Did you get the results you hoped for?

I got a Mutron hiphase and some Russian microphones. not had for nought!

What’s the longest you’ve ever pursued a woman for? And was it successful or not? How long Is a piece of string. Macramré!

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