MODERATOR: Erasure are
setting up right now, so get your questions ready!
ERASURE: Hello from Vince and Andy!
MODERATOR: Where are you guys?
ERASURE: We are in NYC near Tower
MODERATOR: How long are you in New York?
ERASURE: We are in NYC for 4 days.
bambi: How’s things for you in New York?
ERASURE: - Rainy!
Hiho: How long are you in US for?
ERASURE: We are only in the US for 2 weeks.
Topher: E- How do you guys like doing the big
radio shows? Like the one in Chicago, the Q101 Jamboree?
ERASURE: They are a complete nightmare
James: Erasure: You guys
wrote 16 songs and used 12 Is there going to be an EP?
ERASURE: James- There could be.
SA: Erasure, Do you like
ERASURE: We love the food and the name SA!
CORLEONE: ERASURE: Will you
tour in the Caribbean? Like say Dominican Republic?
ERASURE: We would love to tour the Caribbean.
Faby: Is Argentina in your plans?
ERASURE: Faby- Argentina hopefully in the
shylock: Erasure - What did
you think of Toronto while you were there?
ERASURE: Shylock- We had a very nice time!
DamianLIV: ERASURE: Is
"Rain" going to be the next US single???
ERASURE: No the next US single will be
"Don’t Say Your Love Is Killing Me."
moby: ERASURE: When next
single is coming out?
ERASURE: June 27 in the US. "Rain"
will be the next single in the UK.
bambi: Which do you prefer to play? Cowboys
ERASURE: Indians! (Andy)
Topher: Erasure- Who's
ERASURE: A young pygmy girl. (Andy)
Sarah1: Oh no not another young pygmy girl!
She was there for Gene!
DGMage: ERASURE.... What
were your major influences on Cowboy? It seems like the last one
was more experimental, especially in the use of guests like Diamanda
Galas (Not that that's bad, I have a BUNCH of her
ERASURE: Pop was our influence, DGMage.
brenda: Erasure: Have you
met Madonna yet?
ERASURE: No we haven’t met her- we got a
bambi: Would you baby-sit for Madonna?
ERASURE: Yes we would baby-sit for Madonna.
bambi: Which do you think speaks louder than
words?? Sequins or lame????
ERASURE: Lame. (Andy) Fake fur (Vince).
Sarah1: Andy and Vince when are your
ERASURE: Sarah- 4/25/66 (Andy) and 3/7/60
BonoVox: ERASURE--Is there
going to be a video from the Tiny Tour and/or the Cowboy Tour???
ERASURE: The San Francisco show might be out
in the near future.
Faby: Andy, what is your favorite dish?
ERASURE: Garlic soup.
DamianLIV: Why have you been avoiding Salt
Lake City? You have a loyal following here (and quite large one
ERASURE: Damian- We haven’t been
avoiding you- just no offers yet!
bambi: If you were asked to appear on the Muppet
Show, which songs would you perform???
ERASURE: Bambi- Magic Moments.
smoke: ERASURE: Have you
ever fallen asleep at a red light while driving a VW bug?
ERASURE: Only on the weekends Smoke.
Hiho: ERASURE: Andy - who is
the biggest influence in your pop career?
ERASURE: Debbie Harry of Blondie.
smoke: ERASURE: Do you enjoy
ERASURE: Yes Smoke, with cream.
Dinger: Vince are you ever going to
physically play synths on stage or do you prefer climbing jungle
ERASURE: I prefer climbing to playing.
suzie: Vince: Are you wearing your red
ERASURE: Another one- a new one. Its still
Patricia6: ANDY: What does your family think
of your Erasure persona?
ERASURE: Patricia6- I got it from them!
DigitalZ: ERASURE: Are you
all big Star Wars fans?
ERASURE: Not particularly Digital.
bambi: Would you ever collaborate with the
likes of Motorhead or Metallica.....for
a wee duet or something?
ERASURE: Bambi- Definitely- especially
bambi: But you’ll have to wear
ERASURE: We always wear leather underwear
moby: Erasure: Best programs
ERASURE: I Love Lucy. (Andy)
Hiho: Erasure - What do you
most miss when you are on tour?
ERASURE: Hiho- Bacon sandwiches.
smoke: ERASURE: Have you
ever stalled while going uphill on a moped?
ERASURE: No smoke, I had a serious crush on a
efeind: I know this is a personal question
but top or bottom?
ERASURE: Efiend (Andy) both.
Blurboy: Are both of you homosexual or just
one of you?
ERASURE: Only on the weekends and only the
djbatman: (silly question #1615719) HAVE YOUR
EVER HAD CYBERSEX?
ERASURE: No, what s it like DJ? (Andy)
smoke: ERASURE: Do you enjoy
eating chicken fried steak while renting bicycles?
ERASURE: Smoke- You are WEIRD!
bambi: So what’s in store for tomorrow
night? Lights, dancing, lots of wiggles?
ERASURE: Yes- Bambi- Lights dancing and lots
kiki: What songs are you doing on the Rosie
O’Donnell show ?
ERASURE: We are doing "Chains Of
Love" and "Don’t Say Your Love Is Killing
Oscar2: Erasure-What about
playing on the Conan O’Brien show?
ERASURE: No offers yet for Conan.
smoke: ERASURE: Do you own
any Martin Denny records?
ERASURE: We have every single one of Martin
SA: Erasure, Are you engaged
at the moment?
ERASURE: We have several engagements over the
next two weeks!
bambi: When you were lads, was it Fisher
Price or Weebles that did it for you?
ERASURE: Bambi- Weebles
Cheung: Erasure: Besides ABBA
who else did you like in the 70's?
ERASURE: Cheung- The Osmond’s,
David Cassidy, etc..
DigitalZ: ERASURE: Have you
all thought about coming out with a album of just remixes of the
good old oldie's of your songs?
ERASURE: Maybe in the future, Digital.
like the Arch Deluxe or the Chicken
ERASURE: Bono- YUCK!
Darran: ERASURE - Andy-Do
you still go to the social club in Petersborough??
ERASURE: Yes I do Darren.
DigitalZ: ERASURE: I know
that you are getting a lot of (revolting and rather boring
questions), but do you think you will ever open your own night
club, unless you already have one open somewhere in the UK. But
in the US?
ERASURE: Digital- We cant afford it.
SA: Erasure which club do
suggest me to go in LONDON?
ERASURE: SA- Trade. (ANDY)
shylock: Erasure - What
books have you read recently?
ERASURE: Shylock- Altered States.
SA: Erasure, Have you guys
ever tried any DRUG?
ERASURE: SA- Don’t go there! (Andy)
BonoVox: Andy--What's your favorite Tom
ERASURE: Bono- Top Gun.
Sarah1: What's your favorite kind of ice
ERASURE: Sarah- Vanilla chocolate fudge.
shylock: Vince - have you ever thought about
upgrading from your clunky old 128K?
ERASURE: Shylock-You are a
Cheung: Erasure: Which new
electronic bands you like?
ERASURE: We like Daft Punk.
BonoVox: Vince-- Do you like trance-type
ERASURE: It depends what your on Bono. (Andy)
LSI: What do you think of the Spice
ERASURE: The Spice Girls
love us! They are playing Gay Pride on July 5
and so are we.
mike: Do you mind people starting Erasure
ERASURE: The more the merrier Mike.
shylock: Vince - How do you feel about
bootlegging of your concerts?
ERASURE: Shylock- As long as you send me the
royalties send it to MUTE INTERNATIONAL in the UK!
moon: ERASURE What do you
think of Goths?
ERASURE: Who moon? What? I lost the trail!
CowboyTre: Vince or Andy... Do you have fish
ERASURE: We have fish for dinner- Fish
LSI: ERASURE: What's next
after touring and the such???
ERASURE: A nice little holiday, Caribbean- if
bambi: If you could open your own Disneyland-esque
amusement park, what would be the main attraction, and what would
you call it?
ERASURE: Bambi- It would be a room full of
giant wooden crabs and you would have to get round all the
bambi: Who would you want to play at your
ERASURE: Bambi- Leo Sayer.
kal: How about a duet with Deborah Harry in
ERASURE: What? DEBBIE DOES DALLAS?
neverneve: Vince & Andy, I always thought
you should remake Wonderwoman and last night you
(Andy) sang a few lines...go for it!
ERASURE: Right on Neve!
Sarah1: Hey Vince what time were you born?
I’m looking up your moon.
ERASURE: I have no idea Sarah- I was too
small to remember.
kal: Vince, What happened to your eyeglasses?
ERASURE: I had the operation.
Andy...What's the most difficult song for you to sing?
ERASURE: Corleone, on this tour
Yvette: Andy, what's your favorite song to
ERASURE: Yvette- "Boy."
Faby: Erasure have you any
ERASURE: 1sister, 2 brothers (Vince) 4
sisters, 1 brother. (Andy)
Cheung: Erasure: Which gig
did you most hate to play?
ERASURE: Chueng- Don’t know we love them
bambi: What’s a good hangover cure?
ERASURE: Bambi- Another stiff drink.
kal: What's your favorite color?
ERASURE: Turquoise. (Andy)
Cheung: Andy: Why did you say Nick
Cave looks like a new-Johnny Cash?
ERASURE: Cheung- Cause he looks like him.
BonoVox: Andy--Have you ever any formal voice
ERASURE: No formal voice training.
kal: Do you guys like to fish (like on Run
To The Sun cover art)?
ERASURE: No we do not fish.
Cheung: Erasure: Orb,
companies, which better?
ERASURE: Cheung- Kraftwerk.
bambi: Do you find wearing kilts scratchy??
ERASURE: Bambi- Only if they are made of
kal: Have you ever made balloon animals?
ERASURE: We can make snails and worms and
Dinger: SNAILS.......what about "BRIAN??
ERASURE: Brian crept off.
mike: Vince , Do you like the Beatles?
ERASURE: NO! (Andy)
Patricia7: Andy & Vince: What do you do
to prep for a concert? Do you get nervous before shows?
ERASURE: We are very nervous we drink A LOT!
birdman: Erasure: What,
exactly is you vocal range?
ERASURE: Up and down Birdman- from C to C!
LSI: **Andy - stop smoking** Be easy on
ERASURE: LSI start smoking you will enjoy it!
Aren't you tired from all the traveling?
ERASURE: Yes we are tired of traveling and we
are sorry but we have to go now- We have an in store at Tower.
It was nice talking to you! Lots of love! Bye!