Interview: Sam Jordison (Crap Towns)

“It was growing up at the fag-end of Thatcher’s Britain that inspired it. This feeling that so many people evidently shared that our towns and cities were letting us down and weren’t as good as they could and should be. It was the culmination of my teenage years spent listening to Morrissey, wanting excitement desperately, but the only place to go out in the evening being Morecambe. I spent horrible evenings there, always waiting, it seemed, waiting for taxis, waiting to be let into dreadful nightclubs, looking out over that desolate promenade, battered by the wind, scared that I was going to be beaten up…”

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