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Ol’ Bill: Be-Bop Deluxe’s Bill Nelson

Sylvie Simmons, Record Mirror, 25 February 1978

"THE AMERICAN interviewers have been saying, 'Hey, are you going to wear the suits again this time?' and I say, 'We've worn them the last two tours and it's getting old hat'. Their faces drop. They say things like, 'Is the transition from suits to what you're wearing a difficult one to make?' as though it's a big psychological thing. I say, 'No, we just wore them because we liked suits for a while.' I don't think we've deliberately cultivated any image, other than that of quality."

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