this is from the clash magazine interview with this et al...
'if you chase it you're a fake, and people will smell desperation. we're not the arctic monkey (sic), we couldn't sing about the same old kebabs and the same old bouncers throwing us out the same old clubs.'
the kebab jibe that loads of people use against the arctic monkey pisses me off, turner is an amazing observational songwriter. when tom waits sings about the same sort of stuff, he's rightly praised. what are people allowed to sing about, spaceships and unicorns?