Thursday, 24 April 2008
"I love those old vinyl LPs, don't you? There's something tactile about them. All those grooves. That's where 'Groovy' came from, you know.' Groovy Baby,' that's what we used to say. 'Feeling Groovy.' You get a better sound from them than CDs. More life to it, you see. All that digitising, it destroys the sound. Kills it dead, it does. You only have to compare, say...Oh, I don't know; Manfred Mann with...with Lily Allen. Much more bottom, Manfred Mann. Lily Allen's got no bottom. Well, she's got a bottom, naturally. You're not getting my point. I'm talking about depth, see. Hidden meanings. I am the walrus, goo goo g'joob. No, I haven't lost it, that was a song lyric. Well, I'm not sure what it meant. Perhaps it wasn't a good example...."