A very short interview with one of the greatest punkbands in the world took itīs place 14 march with Micky Geggus in a pub.
Why did you start to
When you did the Greatest hits vol 4, why not any new songs?
-The deal was to re-record old songs. There may be an album of new songs recorded later this year.
Are you going to play out now?
-Yes, we have already played in the Basque country (Spain) in January, shows are organised in Dublin and Berlin, and we are looking for good promotors to put other shows on elsewhere in the world.
When you see at yourself ,are you feeling old?(Me myself I is 37)
-No, I feel better physically now than I did when I was 20.
Does age affect the way of live ?
-Yes, it brings inner calm.
What does punk mean for you?
-An era of great music that ended in 1980.
Is there any good groups around in England right now, in the world?
-Don't really know, don't follow the scene.
What do you know about Sweden?
-It's a beautiful country, and I'd like to visit.
Have you heard any swedish bands you like?
How is it to live in England right now?
When you did the wild ones you went over to the hard rock style, why did you do that?
-Becuase that is the musical form I've always appreciated most, and grew up with.
The albums Quiet storm and Lethal, how can I get them?
-Lethal is available through Plastic Head (Rhytm Vicar) mail order.
Quiet Storm is not currently available, but if demand is there we could consider re-releasing.
Is Rhytm Vicar a good record label?
What happened to Zonophone?
When you sold the most how much did you sell?
-100s of thousands.
Have you done any new songs, if you have, how does they sound?
To being interviewed is it boring?
Which is the most boring question?
Which is the question you want to have but you never get?
-At what age did you begin to lose your hair ?
I understand that football is important to you, itīs still West Ham
which is the team or?
-I don't follow football anymore.
Why did it become West Ham?
-Because that is where we are from.
Please tell me alittle about every member, age, interest, family ,work
and so on?
-Micky Geggus - Age 38, 3 brothers, 3 sisters
Jeff Turner - Age 36, 3 brothers, 3 sisters
Tony Van Frater - Age 35, 1 sister, drives an ice cream van
Lainey - Age 34, also plays for Leatherface
Can you be friend with an Arsenalfan or how is it?
Are you having any new records you have boguht to recommend?
-Not bought a record for 10 years
The best five records all time?
Physical Grafitti (Led Zeppelin)
Greatest Volume 1 (Cockney Rejects)
When you were small,idols?
-Sugar Ray Robinson, greatest boxer of all time.
The first record ever bought?
-1972, Keep Yourself Alive, by Queen
What does following things mean for you love, football, music, family?
-Love - family
Football - boring
Music - recreation
Family - love them all, but a pain in the arse sometimes, like all families
Are you interested in politics, what the msot important thing in
How is the Cockney rejects fan look like?
-Teenagers to fathers
Something more to add
-Hope to be playing Sweden in 2000. Do you know any good promotors ?
-Be true to yourself and you'll be true to others