A few snippets:
On the Olympics Closing Ceremony experience. “I’m an Olympic performer now”
On Elysium: “Age is a taboo subject. Pop music is meant to be young… It’s a a beautiful album… quite optimistic..” “The name suggests that it’s a different, more dreamy sound…”
On motivation? Have you contemplated retirement? “No. We have a creative urge. … The songs keep coming…”
On that Xmas battle between PSB vs Pogues: “The battle was actually between Pet Shop Boys and Rick Astley”.
On X Factor: “It promotes professionalism over ideas… people will get bored of it soon.” “It’s like the weather; it happens”
On what’s he listening to: “‘Bon Iver’ and “96.3, a Spanglish radio station in LA playing very up remixes of Adele…”
On the Dusty collaboration: She did the last bit “We don’t have to fall apart..” in two takes.
On their legacy: “We’re not politicians; we don’t think about legacies…”
The John Murray Show (Podcasts)