In their own words

Chat with Paul from March 18th 2004

Hi
 Jill: Hi, looks like we're a little early!
 yeah good aswell cos i just had to reinstall internet explorer and braodband modem...
 so you looking forward to the chat?
 have oyu prerared loads of questions?
 Jill: No, I usually just sit and read!
 oh i havent either ;-)
 if everyones like this....
 Jill: we're in for a good night!
 where u from jill?
 [Thu Mar 18 20:39:20 GMT+01:00 2004] Ruth has no profile.
 hey ruth
 i' from delft jill
 how are you webmistress?
 did you go to any of the gigs on last tour?
 Ruth: Having dreadful trouble with my internet so if I disappear you know why
 Ruth: Yes. Shepherds Bush and Cambridge
 oh i had troubles too earlier..i had to reinstall i.e. and modem...meninblack curese eh?
 Jill: I went to the Manchester gig, it was fantastic
 i' going to haarlem :-)
 Jill: I wish I was......
 Ruth: Is that you Maaike?
 ruth do you want me to copy and paste for the transcript too incase we get kicked out?
 yeah
 it' meeee
 Ruth: Yes please I'd be grateful if you could email it to me after
 haarlem is only 40 miles orso from here
 sure unless i get kicked out too
 not sure what to ask paul actually, totally unprepared....
 Jill: maybe he could ask us lot questions
 Ruth: Well there are no taboo subjects although Paul reserves the right not to answer
 hmm like whats his new perfume everyones on about in the guestbook? he always smells nice...!
 Jill: fantastic
 [Thu Mar 18 20:47:00 GMT+01:00 2004] Webweaver has no profile.
 which ones your fave?
 Webweaver: See what I mean?
 hi webweaver?
 h ruth?
 Webweaver: It's Ruth
 do you have broadband yet R?
 Webweaver: This is gonna drive me nuts
 [Thu Mar 18 20:47:59 GMT+01:00 2004] orelia: in black...what else?
 Webweaver: Yes with BT but it's down and they have no idea when it will be up again
 last year i ws in a chatroom all alone and everyone was chatting too, was like being in a parrallel universe...weird!
 Webweaver: Hi Orelia
 i couldnt see them and they couldnt see me, but we were there....spooky or what?
 Hi
 Webweaver: Computers!!!!!!!
 orelia: Hi, just a bit **** because my cat is having babies
 ahhh
 can i have one?
 orelia orelia: very interesting indeed
 Webweaver: haven't you already got one?
 cats? 2
 orelia orelia: Ok, the black one or the grey one?
 grey pleaee
 orelia orelia: pew !!! that's digusting
 mine are very old, 16 and 9 almost so getting on a bit
 hows your job Ruth? last time we spoke you didnt have one?
 [Thu Mar 18 20:53:22 GMT+01:00 2004] PAUL: IS THE WAY I LOOK FROM THE SIDE
 [Thu Mar 18 20:53:29 GMT+01:00 2004] ruth has no profile.
 Hey
 it' the way i look form the side!
 ruth: Hi Paul
 PAUL: HULLO....
 orelia: orelia hi Paul
 you're early!
 still unprerared....
 PAUL: HI TO YOU ALL AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR HHAHAH
 ruth: are you complaining Maaike?
 me? nooo
 PAUL: YES I NORMALLY LIKE TO COME LATE
 paul how was the tour?
 hehe
 PAUL: FANTASTIC
 Jill: so Paul, when can we see the Faith Band at Wigan???
 [Thu Mar 18 20:54:56 GMT+01:00 2004] Phil J: Some say 'Awesome', others... er, don't
 PAUL: HI PHIL
 ruth: Hi Phil.
 Phil J: hello everybody!
 PAUL: ERM THE FAITHBAND ARE DESPERATE TO GIG BUT ME IS VERY BUSY
 leaving for koln tomorrow?
 ruth: made it then?
 hi phil
 PAUL: NO SATURDAY
 might vcome over
 PAUL: YES RUTHIE BABIE I MADE IT
 [Thu Mar 18 20:56:03 GMT+01:00 2004] turbohannah has no profile.
 ruth: not you, Phil
 PAUL: YO HANNAH
 Phil J: my god ... I'm confused already!
 turbohannah: ok, i am here, the party can start
 phil is this your 1st one?
 PAUL: MMM
 PAUL: ONLY A MINUTE TO GO
 turbohannah: yes, so anyway my car is sick
 PAUL: LIKE VOMITING
 PAUL: LIKE VOMITING
 turbohannah: and i managed to smash a headlamp whilst stickybeaking thru the hotel window
 turbohannah: and the clutch died
 [Thu Mar 18 20:57:17 GMT+01:00 2004] Cheryl has no profile.
 Phil J: So, appart from being shattered, how r u Paul? Yes.... it's my first DUTCHess.
 orelia: orelia ok , i'm back, have I missed something?
 turbohannah: but this is all irrelevant to the discussion iin progress
 Hi Cheryl
 [Thu Mar 18 20:57:29 GMT+01:00 2004] HB has no profile.
 turbohannah: paul, i hear you are in a band, is this true?
 PAUL: I AM ERM RESTING AFTER GETTING A COLD ON MONDAY.............SAY AAHHH
 phil good luck then..youll need it ;-)
 Phil J: +AAAHHHHHHHH!
 ahhhh
 turbohannah: oh, paul is someone looking after you?
 PAUL: HI CHERYL XX
 hows Moe?
 turbohannah: hey, cheryl, r u back in aus?
 PAUL: YES MY FAITHFUL DOG MOE
 Cheryl: Hi Paul, Hi everyone
 turbohannah: yes, how is moe? why doesnt it (he? she?) come to gigs?
 yes how is he?
 [Thu Mar 18 20:58:37 GMT+01:00 2004] ruth1 has no profile.
 PAUL: THANKS HE IS GRAND
 Phil J: Hi Chezza!
 turbohannah: my dog plays the tambourine
 Jill: Paul, what sort of buzz do you get from doing a gig where we're all going mad?
 ruth1: hi chez
 orelia: It's all about cats and dogs
 Phil J: My Dog has no brain......
 PAUL: PHIL VERY SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT THE GRAPHIC
 turbohannah: my dog has a human brian
 turbohannah: brian .... hahahaha ok, brain, even
 PAUL: SO WHAT KIND OF BRAIN DO U HAVE H
 ruth/webwaever/ruth1...
 Phil J: GRAPHIC ????
 turbohannah: well, lemme see
 turbohannah: a man's one
 PAUL: ERM I'LL XPLAIN LATER
 turbohannah: all i can think of is beer, footie and breasticles
 so paul whats that new perfume everyones talking about?
 turbohannah: oh, he has always smelled divine
 PAUL: ERM IT IS NINO CERRUTI ACTUALLY
 turbohannah: it has been attributed to his hair products but he says it is perfume
 PAUL: NOW THEN NOW THEN
 turbohannah: maybe it is just his natural aura?
 PAUL: THANK HANNAH
 turbohannah: yes, thank me
 PAUL: THAT IS THANKS
 turbohannah: no, thank me again, it makes me happy
 hows brighton?
 Phil J: So, what do you think of the tour so far??????
 PAUL: ARE U IN AUS CHERYL
 turbohannah: do it louder and faster, just in case i didnt hear it
 orelia Orelia: paul , how's the rest of the band? JJ...
 Cheryl: It' been great seeing you on Tv and hearing you on the radio Paul.
 PAUL: BRIGHTON IS GORGEOUS
 Cheryl: No, Yorkshire - close ;-)
 [Thu Mar 18 21:01:41 GMT+01:00 2004] ruth2 has no profile.
 turbohannah: yes, chez, r u in oz? i'm gonna be in sydney on april 23rd
 ruth2????
 turbohannah: well i wont offer to meet you for coffee, chezza, then
 PAUL: OK ERM THE TOUR HAS BEEN AWESOME AND EVERYONE IS A O K
 Phil J: She has multiple personalities!
 ruth2: yes we'll be Ruth 100 by the end of this
 [Thu Mar 18 21:02:26 GMT+01:00 2004] Rattus: Male, age 42, Holland
 turbohannah: dude, this ruth 100 business sounds right up my alleyway
 Phil J: Did JJ fancy Lorraine Kelly or what!?!?!?!
 Cheryl: Are you able to rest this week or too busy?
 PAUL: DID U NJOY THE TOUR FOLKS
 you think it helped norfolk coast sales? the tour i mean i heard was sold out?
 Rattus: Hai
 HB: Hi everyone. Paul, any news on the Jonathon Woss show?
 PAUL: I AM RESTING NOW..ISH!!
 I still have to go to a gig :-(
 turbohannah: we loved the tour
 Cheryl: It was fantastic - not over yet - I'l be in Berlin next week :-)
 Phil J: MATE, THE TOUR WAS FAB ... LOOKIN' FORWARD TO SEEING MORE LATER IN THE YEAR!
 turbohannah: looking forward to stalking youse thru Europe
 PAUL: NOT YET BUT WE WILL BE ON THE RADIO 2 B PLAYLIST FROM MON
 turbohannah: dont talk in caps, it is for VIPs only
 HB: Great album, great tour.
 ruth2: don't SHOUT phil
 PAUL: MANY THANKS AND I KNOW JJ JET DAVE AND BAZ FEEL THE SAME
 turbohannah: ok, so this place in osnabrueck, is it really 250 capacity?
 turbohannah: oh dave feels a-ok
 Rattus: hai duches how is live in Holland
 cold!
 PAUL: DONT ASK ME ABOUT VENUE SIZEZ
 Rattus: still raining
 haarlem is sold out!
 HB: Paul, are we going to get some unreleased tracks with LBV?
 PAUL: TOO MUCH INFO HANNAH
 ruth2: when can we get the faithband out on the road paul
 turbohannah: i was kidding, pam is always too close
 Cheryl: Any chance of Faithband gigs before end May - you know I would ask this ;-)
 PAUL: ERM THERE ARE A FEW BUT NOT SURE WOT WE'LL DO WITH EM
 Rattus: I told you so, still waiting for my tickets
 ruth2: thanks cheryl
 PAUL: AHAHAHA..............
 rattus= evert?
 turbohannah: oh is paris sold out, too, cos i can't seem to find tickets on the web and i am thinking i shall have to stand outside in the rain screaming 'i caint seeee' like at hmv in brum
 Rattus: exact
 ha hi evert
 Rattus: hai Maike
 Paul i really love to come this time!
 PAUL: ERM THE FAITHBAND ARE REHEARSING IN APRIL BUT I ALSO HAVE TO TEACH AT BIMM
 Cheryl: Is that no then or maybe?
 PAUL: TIME IS VERY HARD TO FIND CURRENTLY
 ruth2: will rich and brad be available before may?
 ís the rest still away with waterboys?
 PAUL: ERM NOT SURE WHEN BUT I KNOW WHERE!!!
 Jill: Has your hand recovered?
 PAUL: RICH IS AWAY YES
 Phil J: Will the videos for Big Thing Coming & Peaches ever see the light of day????
 PAUL: ERM I THINK IT HAS
 PAUL: WE HOPE SO MAYBE ON A DVD
 [Thu Mar 18 21:07:28 GMT+01:00 2004] Karen has no profile.
 Phil J: Funky!
 that would be great!
 ruth2: doesn't look like paula's phones working so she told me to say hi
 Karen: At last! Hello everyone, hello Paul.
 [Thu Mar 18 21:07:53 GMT+01:00 2004] chezza has no profile.
 PAUL: YEAH WE NEVER GOT IT ON MTV BUT THEN WE NEVER REALLY TRIED
 don' tell me ruth...bt as well?
 Rattus: hello karen
 ruth2: have you had trouble too karen?
 HB: Paul, if you bring the Faith Band to Sunderland again you'll have to heck my schedule. I always seem to be away!!
 Thu Mar 18 21:08:06 GMT+01:00 2004] turbohan has no profile.
 so how about TOTPS
 PAUL: WOT IS HECK
 chezza: I missed my answer - no or maybe? got thrown out
 Karen: Yes! Something kept trying to install itself on my PC after I clicked CHAT
 turbohan: who is thrown out of where?
 HB: Sorry, check!!
 turbohan: kazzzzaaaaaaaaa ... did he wait for you?
 PAUL: OK
 turbohan: or did he call you?
 turbohan: yes, that game thing?
 Karen: no
 Phil J: Thought you sounded great on Ross' radio show! Did you enjoy all that stuff???
 everyones is being kicked out/around tonite...
 turbohan: no one called you?
 Karen: hello Rattus...?
 PAUL: YES THAT WAS EXCELLENT
 Karen: no han
 turbohan: i am in the process of writing an application for the school where wossy's kids go ... lets all wish me best of british luck
 PAUL: ROSSY IS A TOP GUY
 woss?
 PAUL: YEAH LIKE WOSSUP
 i saw him on top gear quite funny how he drives...
 Karen: ruth: are we copying the chat ourseleves?
 PAUL: GOOD LUCK HANNAH
 turbohan: thanks, Paul! Knew I could count on your every good wish.
 Phil J: By the way ... big up on breaking the top 40 mate!
 paul which is your fave track on pressure and norfolk coast and which ones did you write apart from mine all mine...
 PAUL: TA VERY MUCH AND THANK ALL OF U WHO HELPED US
 chezza: Were you surprised about the chart place for BTC?
 [Thu Mar 18 21:10:51 GMT+01:00 2004] ruth1 has no profile.
 HB: Paul, are there any plans to reintroduce Faith Band merchandise via the website?
 turbohan: yes, I am ordering 10 copies of Veil into every single record store in brisbane and Sydney and and buying the lot
 Phil J: Hee Hee Heeeee
 chezza: Are you at home Hannah?
 PAUL: THUOGHT IT MAY B A BIT HIGHER
 Jill: Is the album still in the charts
 ruth1: yes there is although stock is low
 PAUL: OOPS
 turbohan: yes, do it higher, and faster
 PAUL: DUNNO
 Karen: so did we after buying at least 3 copies each
 i bought one of each...
 turbohan: i am in my london home, but i am going to aus for a month on the 7th
 turbohan: after going to europe
 chezza: I thought higher too - no one seems sure if internet sales count or not.
 PAUL: ERM MERCHANDISE IS V EXPENSIVE SO I HAVE TO THINK ABOUT IT
 turbohan: to see this band called the stranglers, you may have heard of them
 HB: Getting onto the Radio 2 playlist is good. BTC suffered from lack of airplay.
 turbohan: so kazza, is the thought subsiding?
 PAUL: NET SALES DONT COUNT WHICH I FIND WEIRD
 Phil J: Gotta ask ....... all in all were you happy with the promotion of the single ?
 Karen: what thought?
 get merchandise preordered and payed for in advance thenbuy them???
 ruth1: tell us about the new faith projects in the pipeline
 chezza: n
 PAUL: ERM WELL WE HAD AHIT SO YES
 turbohan: rooms
 turbohan: mingers
 Karen: no!
 turbohan: ok, well just think it even more
 turbohan: harder and faster
 Jill: BTC is a hit with my 2 year old. He keeps asking what the big thing is and when is it coming!
 hannah calm down!
 PAUL: WELL I WANT TO FILM THE BAND AS A 5 PC AND WE ARE CURRENTLY COMPILING MY OLD VIDEO FOOTAGE FROM AROUND THE WORLD
 turbohan: calm down? dude, this doesnt happen very often, without the help of major tranquilisers
 PAUL: OOOER MISSUS
 orelia: orelia paul how come we don't really hear about the stranglers in France? I saw JJ on TV and ... nothing else So...?
 Phil J: Is it wierd for you having a big corporation like EMI controlling things, where previously you've had more control? If you see what I mean...
 PAUL: HAVE YOU CONSIDERED LOBOTOMY........................ONLY JESTING
 turbohan: we dont hear about them in the UK as much as we should
 turbohan: oh paul, say it again, it is so great to hear, say it louder
 chezza: video - to release on DVD?
 PAUL: IT HAS BEEN VERY HELPFUL GETTING BACK TO A MAJOR
 HB: Who decided on LBV as the new single? I think it's an excellent choice.so whens the next one;-)
 single i mean
 chezza: Paul - do you kow about the Soul Alive from Mandeville on the JCR comp CD and have you heard it?
 PAUL: I THINK EMI AND OUR MANAGEMENT
 [Thu Mar 18 21:15:34 GMT+01:00 2004] Eddy Burnel: Stranglers fan
 ruth1: april 12 i believe
 i looked and can' preored this one tho
 PAUL: NO I HAV NOT ACTUALLY
 ruth1: is that right paul?
 ruth1: It is in the post Paul
 chezza: It' good!
 what they covered the song or they called themselves soul alive?
 Phil J: King Solomons Mines ????
 [Thu Mar 18 21:16:44 GMT+01:00 2004] Deadly Doug Ellis has no profile.
 chezza: No M. It' the faithband live at stoke mandeville or one track anyway
 phil where did your inspiration for the pressure cover come from?
 ah with you now....birthday gurl/...
 turbohan: my dog is called solomon and he plays the tambourine
 [Thu Mar 18 21:17:44 GMT+01:00 2004] PAUL has no profile.
 hi again
 PAUL: ME WENT OUT THEN SORRY
 ruth1: having probs?
 Eddy Burnel: Paul, why were you so angry leading up to the intro to Lost Control at Nottingham, or is that just a way of working yourself up for the song???
 Karen: need your mac dontcha?
 PAUL: YES CANT GET MY WHITES WHITE
 paul do you love the teaching?
 PAUL: EDDY IT IS PART OF THE SONG MATE....IT IS ABOUT ANGER MANAGEMENT
 turbohan: didnt someone spit on you? i mean., that'd be thoroughtly mad making
 Karen: Fantastic song - my 2nd fave; you were quite scary
 chezza: You probably already answered this but I missed it - what happened to your hand?
 PAUL: IT STILL HAPPENS VERY OCCASIONALLY BUT WE SORT IT !!!
 Phil J: Various places really ..... it just came together in a muzzy haze. There was quite alot of artwork done... you never know, you might get to see more :0)
 Eddy Burnel: you looked mega angry, the air around you changed colour.
 PAUL: CRACKED A BONE IN BELGRADE
 chezza: doing what?
 hit a wall?
 PAUL: HAHAHAHAHA EXCELLENT I THOUGHT EVERYBODY GOT IT
 PAUL: NO HIT A VAN
 Thu Mar 18 21:20:20 GMT+01:00 2004] turbohann has no profile.
 PAUL: I DONT LIKE VANS MUCH
 turbohann: yeah i prefer converse or airwalk myself
 orelia: what went wrong with your van
 you also broke your toe last year? how did you get to walk to do peaches vid?
 PAUL: NO LOST CONTROL IS A HIGHLIGHT IN THE SET
 PAUL: ERM I AM ALWAYS BREAKING SOMETHING
 Phil J: Tucker's Grave at Shep. Bush was awesome!
 turbohann: yeah so bee in the boner ... is that uncomfortable, like?
 PAUL: CONVERSE ARE COOL BUT THE LOD VANS ARE THE BEST
 PAUL: THATS OLD
 PAUL: NOT LOD BUT LOD ONES ARE COOL TOO
 turbohann: dude, old is the key to the success of many a band
 Eddy Burnel: Has JJ given up singing or will he still treat us to the Raven occaisonaly in the future?
 PAUL: YES BUT NOT OLD TRAINERS
 what did you have for dinner?
 Phil J: Jet's old ... hence the boys are so good! just to change subject...
 Karen: that's my question Dutchess!!!
 turbohann: he went thru a stage of singing, like was it last year or the one before
 PAUL: NO NO I ALWAYS TELL HIM TO SING SO YOU WILL HAVE TO WAIT
 turbohann: well maybe he could be convinced if he were promised nubile wenches after each show?
 karen ask him what's he drinking
 Deadly Doug Ellis: And walk on by cracking keyboard sol from Mr G
 PAUL: WERE ALL OLD 257 I THINK OR SOMEWHERE THERE
 turbohann: cos i know a few of them
 [Thu Mar 18 21:23:27 GMT+01:00 2004] Rattus has no profile.
 Karen: so are the fans old tho
 orelia: orelia :ask him again and again until he says ok ok i'll do it
 turbohann: am i old?
 PAUL: YES DAVE LOVES TO PLAY THAT ONE
 Phil J: Are there any Strangler's songs you haven't sung yet that you'd like to ......School Maam for instance?
 turbohann: i feel youn g
 PAUL: OH ALRIGHT THEN
 2000 fans ave 38 ermmmm
 PAUL: ERM NOT S M BUT I THINK LIKE TRAMP
 chezza: I prefer you singing actually.
 turbohann: dude, school maam is too long and slow and drawn out, the audience would be asleep
 turbohann: oh tramp s the best
 PAUL: SOULS
 Phil J: yeah .. tramp b good!
 turbohann: souls, now that would be nice
 Karen: Tramp is excellent
 paul which are your songs on nc?
 turbohann: what about the mad hatter
 turbohann: dooo wapwap dooo wap
 Karen: ooo, no han
 Rattus: Just listening Paul singing the Raven think it' great
 PAUL: NONO NOT MAD HATTER DONT LIKE IT
 Karen: Ha!
 turbohann: but we could be onto something, like a barbershop quintet, doing the doo wapwaps
 Rattus: Sorry it' JJ
 turbohann: doooooooooooooo wap
 PAUL: DONE RAVEN I LOVE IT TOO
 turbohann: yes, it is specially good when the audience screams the tune over the top
 PAUL: HATE BARBERSHOP
 do you play all of ncoast on this tour?
 Eddy Burnel: What about re-vamping the 'banana method' for the twats that still spit/chuck stuff at you?
 Phil J: Has JJ got that Triumph T-shirt permanently superglued to himself????
 HB: It must be pretty hard deciding on a set list from all the available material?
 turbohann: no he chucked it at a nubile wench in nottingham
 PAUL: CELERY LASTS LONGER AND HURTS MORE (I THINK)
 chezza: It must stink!
 turbohann: dude, talk from experience, none of this 'i think' melarchy
 PAUL: NOT FIRE SANFTE OR DUTCH
 orelia: just thinking paul your french is ...interesting, for what i've heard so far nur sanfte kuss
 turbohann: salad bowling
 turbohann: ooohhh, i made up a new bit to sanfter kuss
 PAUL: YOU MEAN POIS INSTEAD OF PAS
 turbohann: on boira beaucoup du vin/ puis on fumera des joints/mais si tu as fatigue/ je te baisserais
 PAUL: DOES IT RHYME WITH PUS HANNAH
 [Thu Mar 18 21:27:31 GMT+01:00 2004] Deadly Doug Ellis: Brummie
 turbohann: does what rhyme with pus?
 HB: Would you like to do another convention next year Paul?
 turbohann: u talking about the puis pas petit pas?
 PAUL: YOUR NEW BIT IN SANFTE
 turbohann: like then thru little steps, i love that playn on words
 [Thu Mar 18 21:28:05 GMT+01:00 2004] ruth has no profile.
 turbohann: aand the allitertion
 turbohann: yes, it does rhyme with pus
 at least ruth is persistant ;-)
 PAUL: YES TOO MUCH LITTER ON THE STREETS THESE DAYS
 ruth: i don't give up easily
 Rattus: Paul why just one gig in Holland?
 PAUL: NO SHE DONT
 did you save much of this yet ruth?
 turbohann: but the last two lines rhyme with 'gay' cos i had tov change the ending to agree with the first person singular, i.e the singer be doing the fucking, not the person being sung to
 [Thu Mar 18 21:28:58 GMT+01:00 2004] chezza has no profile.
 ruth: none at all
 turbohann: and jj liked it
 PAUL: NO XPETIVES PLEASE
 ruth: hope you have M
 PAUL: XPLETIVES................!!!
 turbohann: dude, you;re the one who uses them on the stage when there are under agers present
 will you go to america and oz and japan maybe ? on tour
 turbohann: now, that is really naughty
 Rattus: Its allready sold out , could not get any thickets
 i have ruth!
 Deadly Doug Ellis: Who decides what venues are to be played
 PAUL: THEY SHOULDNT B THERE
 ruth: lifesaver
 PAUL: OUR AGWET
 turbohann: dude, the dudes who organised the damned and dcreatures tours are onto creating a schedule for japan and oz and nz to forward to emi
 Karen: Agwet??
 orelia:orelia who told you there were no under agers among us?
 PAUL: NO NOT OUR AGWET HE IS ON HOLIDAY...........OUERAGENT
 PAUL: OOOOOO........................AGENT
 turbohann: outragent
 PAUL: NOONE
 looking forward to the next leg of the tour
 turbohann: but is there really a tour in the uk, it looks like just festivals
 turbohann: mud and tents
 PAUL: KIDS SHOULD NOT BE AT BIG SMELLY NOISY GIGS..........................
 turbohann: how else r they gonna get educated, then?
 PAUL: SO IM STAYING HOME NEXT TOUR
 turbohann: rely on their teachers at school?
 Phil J: I'm staying in the B&B next to the castle in Rochester ... marvellous!!!
 HB: Big smelly noisy people should be at gigs.
 PAUL: YES
 chezza: Well so am I then;-)
 ruth: thats your job H god help them............only joking
 PAUL: HAHAHA
 turbohann: dude, maybe this is why i can't hold down a job, then?
 how was working with UB40?
 turbohann: yeah are they real stoners, man?
 Jill: what age do you consider appropriate to attend a gig
 turbohann: 12 is good
 PAUL: THEY WERE BRILLIANT AND SO WERE OUR PUNTERS AS USUAL
 chezza: BTC is being to adevertise the rugby isn' it - this did come out of meeting the team on the UB40 tour?
 HB: I take it the Madonna support rumour is rubbish?
 and looking forward to red hot chili peppers thing?
 Phil J: My brother caused you to cock-up Always the Sun in Plymouth!!! Sorry about that!
 turbohann: what, not the clacker bit?
 turbohann: you can't ruin that bit
 turbohann: shame on the face of your brother
 PAUL: WELL IT IS NOT FOR ME TO SAY I AM NOT THIER PARENT BUT WHEN THEY ARE NOT IN DANGER OF DEAFNESS OR BEING TRAMPLED
 i heard btc on a bbc ad for beautiful night on may 1st doe sit mean the strangs will be there?
 Phil J: I beat him with a very big stick!
 Rattus: my son puts in earcaps
 [Thu Mar 18 21:34:23 GMT+01:00 2004] Mabus has no profile.
 PAUL: LOOKING 4WARD TO CHILLIES GIG
 chezza: don' think so M
 PAUL: COOL EARCAPS ARE GRAND
 [Thu Mar 18 21:34:52 GMT+01:00 2004] Phil: Getting lost in Nottingham
 Rattus: he visits the first gig at age 9 and enjoys its still
 i always wear earplugs too...
 ruth: hi phil
 Phil: ola
 Jill: maybe you could do a gig just for the kids
 Phil J: Pressure Sensitive was a blinding album!!! Wrong Connection awesome! I trust we can expect more in the future???
 turbohann: as long as they actually want to be there
 ruth: earplugs! Life's too short
 Karen: exactly ruth!
 orelia: orelia, red hot were good 10 years ago, i remember them playing just after rollins band, and they were quite boring that night..;
 chezza: Are more wrong conncections going to be made?
 PAUL: SOMETIMES U SEE A KIDDIE AND THEY LOOK TERRIFIED AND SOMTIMES THE PARENTS LEAVE EM AT THE SIDE AND GO INTO THE MOSH AND THEY LOOK KIND OF LOST
 turbohann: dude, like the wigles or high five, maybe youse could all dress up in a colour other than black, opk black isnt a colour, but a tone, but still, yeah donn pretty costumes and use more gestures
 Phil J: Another Phil ... this is gonna get confusing!!!!
 turbohann: sometimes the parents put them right at the front next to the barrier and hget angry at the people behind them for squashing them
 Mabus: Any news on the Free Festival in Newcastle?
 turbohann: and all i can say is, why dont you put your kid in the middle of the m4 and yell at the cars
 theres a link in our guestbook..did you put it there mabus?
 PAUL: I USEDTO REALLY LIKE THE PEPPERS DURING LIKE ..MOTHERS MILK AND THIS IS THE CHILLIES....ETC
 HB: My youngsters slept through the whole set at the convention a few years back. Still don;t know how they did that!
 Rattus: Paul singing always the sun the crown yells wen you hit the woolds how comes?
 turbohann: cos it was late?
 [Thu Mar 18 21:37:15 GMT+01:00 2004] Eddy Burnel2: Stranglers Fan
 turbohann: cos kids need sleep when it is late?
 chezza: Don' you like then now. I love Californication.
 turbohann: cos it is tradition
 i worked for the chillies when they were wearing only socks and not on their feet! that was scary!
 PAUL: I GET PUT OFF QUITE EASILY SORRY GOT TO YUO EVENTUALLY
 PAUL: YOU!!!
 turbohann: dude, everyone was into the chillies when i was at secondary school ... i never got into them, maybe cos i was listening to old vinyls
 Eddy Burnel2: Have you ever considered playing longer sets? Like 2.5 hrs to fit more songs in?
 PAUL: WHO ARE OLD VINYLS...............FOLK ROCK PERHAPS
 PAUL: YO REG
 turbohann: yeah and have a snake charming belly dancer in between?
 turbohann: that'd be grand
 orelia: orelia chillies really lack energy, getting old ????
 turbohann: frank zappa, now that is folk
 turbohann: and dinah moe hum
 turbohann: dude, you didnt name your pooch after that feral zappa song did you?
 PAUL: NO WE COULD NOT DO THAT EDDY WE ARE ALL ABOUT ENERGY AND U WOULD LOSE THAT OVER 2.5 HOURS
 paul between strangls and faith is there still time for santana?
 [Thu Mar 18 21:39:17 GMT+01:00 2004] ruth1 has no profile.
 Paul (Reg): evening Paul and everybody else
 hi paul l
 [Thu Mar 18 21:39:32 GMT+01:00 2004] Phil C has no profile.
 ruth1: hi
 turbohann: oh santana, hahaha what ever happened to lvs, i had forgotten bout them
 Karen: hi reg
 PAUL: OH YES DUTCH
 [Thu Mar 18 21:39:40 GMT+01:00 2004] cheryl again has no profile.
 i havent been kicked out yet..knock on wood
 PAUL: NJOY T'TOUR REG
 Eddy Burnel2: could you do two sets in an evening with, say, an hours break??
 ruth1: please don't tempt fate M
 Rattus: kicked out twice
 turbohann: hi karen, nice to see you here
 Rattus: sofar
 turbohann: oh karen, is that you i can see?
 Karen: Hi! Thanks Han ;o)#
 Paul (Reg): tour was excellent especially Glasgow
 PAUL: WE TRIED IT ONCE BUT ONE OUT OF 5 DIDNT WANT TO DO IT SO WE LEFT IT ....BUT ACOUSTICALLY IT WORKS
 turbohann: karen, how great that you are here with us on this very special occasion
 which was your fave gig paul
 PAUL: WOLVES AND MANCHESTER
 and why?
 cheryl again: why?
 Jill: correct
 cheryl again: why?
 Jill: correct
 PAUL: CAMBRIDGE WAS COOL TOO
 ruth1: sbe was fantastic
 turbohann: lemme ask, too why?
 turbohann: what are we asking why about?
 cheryl again: I liked sheffield best
 Eddy Burnel2: You mean like at SBE with the acoustic set first?? I guess Jet wasn't into that...I mean two electric sets, cup of tea and a cake inbetween sets
 turbohann: sbe was radness
 Phil J: OK .... which was the worst????
 Rattus: And why?
 Deadly Doug Ellis: yeah wolvo was great coming from a Brummie
 turbohann: i was nearly dead from excitement beforehand
 turbohann: i was screaming at all the people selling tickets on the street
 PAUL: THATS IS IMPOSSIBLE TO ANSWER BUT I FELT GOOD AND MY PERFORMANCE WAS GOOD ...THE FANS WERE MEGA ON EVERY NIGHT
 Paul (Reg): best tour for ages
 turbohann: we were pretty good
 Jill: dug yourself out of that hole Paul
 were these bigger venues than before nc?
 Mabus: Probably been said but Norfolk Coast is an excellent collection of songs
 PAUL: YES EDDY .............SORRY GETTIN LOST A BIT .................ERM THE WORST....NO SUCH THING
 Deadly Doug Ellis: How come you droppd Hanging midway through the tour
 PAUL: THANKS JILL.....................PHHHEEEEEEEW
 turbohann: what??? they did hanging?
 must need a show or two to get up to top speed...
 PAUL: ERM WE MOVED MINE ALL MINE TO THAT SLOT
 Deadly Doug Ellis: it was played at Wolvo
 [Thu Mar 18 21:44:07 GMT+01:00 2004] ruth2: getting really peed off
 turbohann: karen parfitt, might i add that seeing you here is a real pleasure?
 poor ruthie
 Karen: good choice - have a new one
 Paul (Reg): and glasgow
 Phil J: and what an excellenty penned song that is!!!!
 ruth2: what is?
 whatsit about? mine all mine?
 PAUL: WHY THANKYOU WE PREFER THE LIVE ORIGINAL VERSION ACTUALLY
 Eddy Burnel2: Did you drink all (4 I think) bottles of Sol on stage at nottingham??? i was second row from barriers getting crushed and couldn't breath much...kept focused on the sol though.
 Paul (Reg): should of been a single ? there's still time?
 turbohann: good idea, mis the newer with the older for the final curtain call
 turbohann: although i ws convinced that youse'd be reappearing after nmh
 Jill: when is your next webchat planned for?
 turbohann: just to hunour us, like, see?
 Phil J: It's more up tempo than the album version...?
 PAUL: YES REG ERM NO EDDY ME DONT DRINK PERFORMING IS ME DRUG
 Eddy Burnel2: who's was the SOL then? left over from haircut band?
 PAUL: MINE IS ABOUT THE CURRENY US ADMINISTRATION TRYING TO POLARISE THE EAST AND WEST
 PAUL: BAZ'S
 PAUL: SORRY THE CURRENT US ........
 turbohann: dude, i was gonna say the same thing about mine all mine
 Paul (Reg): the intro of "Long Black Vail" did you nick a bit back from Elastica ?
 Mabus: Any idea what songs will be on the Long Black Veil single?
 turbohann: i got it in a nutshell, analysing nature that i have
 Phil J: say it anyway!
 like lost control and i dont agree?
 turbohann: ohhh lost control
 turbohann: euston road
 Phil J: don't start!!!
 PAUL: IT IS WIOERD COS BUSH HAS ALMOST COPIED THE LYRIC WITH HIS OUTRAGEOUS NEW VOTE BEGGING FLICK
 ruth2: next webchat........when internet works...grrrrr
 Phil J: wierd !
 [Thu Mar 18 21:47:21 GMT+01:00 2004] stevewritteninred has no profile.
 turbohann: westway, marylebone flyover, euston rod, pentonville rod
 PAUL: OH GOD WEIRD!!!
 turbohann: hink honk
 cheryl again: a closet stranglers fan
 sue him for copyright!
 Eddy Burnel2: What do you reckon to Baz's sound level? I was at Sheffield and Nottingham and couldn't really hear him apart from solos in GB, WOB
 stevewritteninred: Hi all, just made it what a day
 PAUL: HAHAHA..............
 Phil J: you ok out there Ruthie????
 PAUL: I KNOW WOT U MEAN ED
 Karen: hi steve
 turbohann: and karen, r u orright as well?
 Karen: bless
 PAUL: HI STEVE....IS DAT U MY OLD ROADY HAHAHA
 paul u been to new guinea yet? still going?
 PAUL: NO BUT STILL HAVE PLANS
 Eddy Burnel2: so who's responsible for a low level sound Baz guitar?? I bet his amps all go to 11
 stevewritteninred: my old roady???
 Karen: Paul: change of subject - do you live near the sea now? as in walking distance?
 PAUL: I HAVE TEN MINUTES PEOPLE AND THEN MUST TURN INTO A TOFU BURGER
 tofu?
 [Thu Mar 18 21:50:00 GMT+01:00 2004] chezza has no profile.
 hey ozzie
 Mabus: LBV Trackilst please??
 PAUL: 3 MILES TO THE SEA.....SORRY STEVE I THOUGHT IT WAS SOMEONE E;SE
 Phil J: How much material have you got for the next Faith album ??? (if any??)
 [Thu Mar 18 21:50:28 GMT+01:00 2004] HB has no profile.
 Karen: lucky u
 chezza: ... and when might we hear it?
 PAUL: ABOUT 6 /7 SONGS AND THREE INSTRUMENTALS
 Karen: talking of aftershave...
 paul have you gone vegetarian ...
 stevewritteninred: You met me briefly in Bath last year at one of JJ's listening soirees, the one with John Robb
 Phil J: Not turn literally into a tofu burger ???? That would make for an interesting superhero!
 turbohann: and pheremones
 nico cerruti karen
 Jill: do you think we'll ever get JJ's track about frogs crossing the road on cd?
 Phil J: My other half Julie sends kisses, Paul!!!!
 turbohann: no, it is pheremones
 [Thu Mar 18 21:51:43 GMT+01:00 2004] Ruth199: homicidal
 poor webmistress
 turbohann: dude, i thought it was about frogs shagging?
 PAUL: THSTEVE HI MATE...................NOT A VEGGY ME O NO I LOVE FISH ACTUALLY
 turbohann: like snapper?
 turbohann: oops, wrong person
 stevewritteninred: Any truth in the Glastonbury rumour?
 Jill: my mother sends a hug, and I won't say what I send!
 Phil J: Wa-Hey!
 turbohann: sorryyyyy!!!!!
 and you go fishing a lot now you live on the coast?
 PAUL: OOOOER
 PAUL: NO
 turbohann: dude, thats well rude, like there could be underagers on this chat
 like u hannah?
 turbohann: what rumour is that? that someone will be rolling a spliff there?
 PAUL: HI TO PHILS OTHER HALF
 turbohann: no, i am over age
 PAUL: FOR WOT
 Eddy Burnel2: must say, most impressed with your singing and stage persona these days, Paul....how about shaking more hands in the front rows though during gigs?
 turbohann: although i do know someone twice my age
 turbohann: dude, shaking hands is so condescending
 Phil J: you don't know where that hands been!
 turbohann: and sweaty
 athens should be weird gig so close to the olympics, or are you guys opening?
 PAUL: ITS A TIME THING MATE I REALLY DO LURVE EVERYONE ....DID I NEVER SURF OVER YOUR HEAD
 turbohann: although if the sweat is mixed with el nino cherroot scent ...
 Rattus: Yes Dutch that would be great
 Jill: oh yes, and what a moment that was!
 Eddy Burnel2: yep, you've been over my head!
 turbohann: dude, like, horizontaly on top of someone in the crowd?
 PAUL: I ALSO DONT WANT TO APPEAR LIKE A SORT OF OH YOU KNOW ERM CRAP CELEB....U KNOW WOT I MEAN
 Rattus: with a bit of luck I will be there round that thime
 turbohann: *thoughts ticking*
 stevewritteninred: How did it feel when Big Thing Coming charted Paul
 [Thu Mar 18 21:54:55 GMT+01:00 2004] Ruth: homicidal
 Phil J: Oh, just sussed the graphic thing from the beginning! (Sorry Paul, it's taken me this long to get it!)
 hey ruth you're missing all the fun!
 Karen: u wouldn't to us cos we're all obsessive about youse all anyway!
 PAUL: BTC WAS AWESOME.......SOME OF US HAVE WORKED FOR 14 YEARS FOR THAT
 Phil J: Ruthie, Ruthie, Give us all a smile!!!!!
 Eddy Burnel2: see what you mean, maybe at the end of the gig then, you JJ and Baz could slap our heads a bit!
 Karen: 14 years?
 chezza: well, you really do deserve the success.
 PAUL: YEAH IF U LIKE MATE
 Phil J: Must be great being the 'new' boy an all that !!! (Tee-Hee) ONLY JOKING!!!!!
 Mabus: LBV any single details please?
 turbohann: karen, when did you join this chat? i havent said hello to you yet, have i?
 Paul you deserve it!
 stevewritteninred: After all the tick you have had from certain quarters you must have been well made up
 PAUL: THANK YOU AND SO DO YOU ALL
 4 mins left :-(
 PAUL: ERM YEAH STEVE U WOULD B RIGHT THERE
 turbohann: do you think they would slap us around?
 Deadly Doug Ellis: Is Trevor Dawk still around?
 HB: I was really pleased for you when BTC charted after some of the crap youv'e had to take over the years.
 Mabus: Do u have any left over songs from Norfolk Coast?
 Rattus: 5 min and youre almost Dead
 turbohann: that would make some people's days, being slapped around by JJ and bazzaaaaa
 Rattus: sorry just listening at the song
 Phil J: Baz is a big softy! (Dont tell him I said that tho ... !)
 turbohann: i mean, not me, myself personally
 stevewritteninred: Long Black Veil has been playlisted from next Monday on radio 2...an even bigger hit than BTC on the way?
 so hows fulham doing these days...dare i ask?
 Eddy Burnel2: 5 Minutes, now that you're well versed in French, how about going "Si je les trouves" for the 5 mins finale???
 baz a gib softy?????
 turbohann: dude, who's in fulham?
 turbohann: thats near where i live
 [Thu Mar 18 21:57:53 GMT+01:00 2004] Ruth0: bloody persistent
 turbohann: oh the soccer club, go for everton, mate
 PAUL: MAKE IT 5 AND WELL UH....I DO THAT SOMETIMES ED
 PAUL: FFC RULE
 chezza: Do you still get time to go to the football Paul or too busy :-(? have u won anything lately?
 Rattus: Stranglers rule
 Ruth0: sorry about this paul. not very professional
 PAUL: TOO BUSY AT THE MO.........................STARTED ON JAN 25 TIL LAST MON!!!
 stevewritteninred: Did you get to the Man Utd Fulham cup game on the day of the Manchester gig
 turbohann: dude, yeah, youse are soooo unprofessional talking about footy and strabglers on a faith band site hosted chat
 Phil J: Don't fret Ruth .... look on it as the comedy aspect of the evening!
 turbohann: shame on youse all
 Eddy Burnel2: or have a go with La Folie!!
 turbohann: paul, i hear you have side projects, one being the faith band?
 PAUL: OOH
 PAUL: F... O...
 Phil J: Quickly Paul ..... Faithband plans for the next 12 months......
 turbohann: is it anything like faithless?
 do you still see john ellis at all?
 PAUL: R U ANYTHING LIKE A *******
 Eddy Burnel2: Paul, do you or the rest of the band read the post on Jims Punk Forums??
 turbohann: as if they would
 PAUL: NO JON 4 ME
 turbohann: they dont wanna hear about tits all day long
 PAUL: DUNNO......................
 turbohann: tits and my teenage girlfriend
 [Thu Mar 18 22:00:30 GMT+01:00 2004] chez has no profile.
 Ruth0: next 12 months paul
 turbohann: who has the biggest tits
 PAUL: ERM WE HAVE DVD....CD...AND LIVE WORK ON THE HORIZON....WHEN WE CAN REACH IT !!!
 Ruth0: hannah.....behave
 turbohann: and whose girlfriend is the youngest and who vomitted first at the last footy match
 turbohann: dude, i hear this way too often
 turbohann: usually much louder, harder and faster
 Ruth0: i wonder why
 Phil J: can't wait! :0)
 Mabus: Jonathan Ross.........Date??
 turbohann: what? isnt he married?
 ruth how did that poll owrk out?
 turbohann: who has a date with him>
 paul thanks for the webchat and ruth for setting it up!
 stevewritteninred: did you and JJ escape in one piece from the clutches of Loriane Kelly on GMTV
 chez: Can' wait for the CDs DVDs and gigs. Hopefully I can get ove rfor them.
 Phil J: Is Ruth still here???????
 Ruth0: lots of people want rereleases. Pressure him;0)))
 turbohann: dude, did youse all ROOT her in the green room?
 PAUL: OK THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH I HAVE TO GO.....THANKS FROM ALL THE BAND FOR YOUR CONTINUING DEVOTION AND SEE YOU ALL SOON
 turbohann: devotion
 Ruth0: coward
 turbohann: like a locomotion
 Eddy Burnel2: Nice one Paul, all the best!
 turbohann: have a good meal
 Phil J: ALL THE BEST MATE!!!!!!!! CU / SPEAK SOON!!!!
 Jill: cheers Paul, love you!
 Rattus: See you in Holland and belium
 byeee paul see you next week!!!
 chez: bye Paul see you in berlin
 orelia: orelia cheers paul
 belium?
 Karen: bye
 HB: Cheers Paul
 turbohann: see you in gerrmnay, france, hollanf and belgiu,m
 PAUL: THANK YOU RUTH AND PAUL FOR BEING SO HELPFUL TOO AND DOING A FAB JOB
 Deadly Doug Ellis: cheers mucker
 Rattus: Belgium
 Phil J: Ruthie!!!! Will Email or call 2moz!
 PAUL: C U HANN
 turbohann: or you might hear me first
 Ruth0: bye paul
 Ruth0: and thanks
 PAUL: TAKE CARE ALL YOU.....................XXXXXXXXX
 Phil J: Chez!!!!! CU SOON TOO!
 oh hes gone sigh..

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