No, I was two years older than the other guys. I was a war baby. My family were a lot poorer than they were. I’d had to fight too hard for anything I had in my life and to smash things up for me.
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All you could do was to see them. We were backstage when the Beatles were on and you could just about hear a noise. It was just literally screaming.
We weren’t wealthy but we definitely weren’t poor. We were incredibly rich because there was a wonderful community in Shepherd’s Bush, where I grew up. All my friends were into villainy and crime.
I don’t want to stop and I don’t think Pete (Pete Townshend) does. We’re at the pinnacle of our decline.
Well, for the My Generation album, there was nothing to be nervous about in them days. We used to take every day as it came. Every day was just a gig and I think we did the recording between gigs literally.
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Very rarely artists come in on their own terms and get to do everything – whatever they want it doesn’t really matter about talent in the beginning. Talent is what keeps you here, getting in the door is just about how you start in the music business.
I never dreamed I would receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, mostly because my style is so typically Austrian.
So when you get a chance to look at things and chill and relax, it makes you want it more, and that’s why I’m so happy to be back!
[being naked in his new role in Little Ashes] In a lot of ways, I was kind of crossing lines of what I thought I was comfortable doing. I had to do all this naked stuff.
I’ve never done a romantic comedy, because it seems they can’t just tell a love story. It’s always something like a radio station does a poll and decides these two people will get along, and if they do they get a million dollars. You don’t need all of that to get into a love story.
My dad said to me the other day, I really am an artistic person. I was shocked as I never saw him as a creative. I think me and my sisters are living out that side of him as my sister is another creative person, she’s a songwriter.
I quite liked Sharkey and George and then there was a cartoon with rapper MC Hammer in it – Hammertime – I loved that cartoon, it was genius! They don’t make cartoons like that anymore.
When I was flying to Rome, we flew over London; I felt like bursting into tears. It’s part of me, so I can’t leave London behind for good.
Wow. Losing 95 percent of your audience in just five years. That basically makes Obama the NBC of presidents.
I love connecting with people, playing games, music and finding ways to help or give back to communities/organizations Having my own talk show where I get to do all of these things is pretty much a dream job!