"It's quite a good place if you belong and if you're not poor. But if you don't belong and if you are poor, I think it's the worst place in the universe. Obviously it's very materialistic and all of that - and it's a cultural wilderness, we all know that."
"America will be a challenge, it'll be interesting to see what they make
of us over there. I don't think we fit into their idea of pop stars -
"I believe that everything went downhill from the moment the McDonald's
chain was given license to invade England - don't laugh I'm serious. To
me it was like the outbreak of war and I couldn't understand why English
troops weren't retaliating. The Americanisation of England is such a
terminal illness - I think England should be English and Americans should
go home and spoil their own country."