Did You Know?
are one of those bands that people introduce you to because you don't see them on the covers of magazines. I'd heard Silver Machine but Russell Senior
, who was in Pulp
, got me into them. They had a song called Master Of The Universe and we nicked the title in 1985 for one of our songs...
Todd Haynes wanted him to play the role of Jack Fairy in Velvet Goldmine, but he turned down the part, citing nervous exhaustion.