In March 2007, a couple of weeks before the re-release of 'Steve McQueen,' I asked Sproutnet visitors to submit questions for Martin McAloon, bass legend and founding member of Prefab Sprout.

On the 27th March I caught up with Martin in Newcastle, pointed my video camera in his direction, and asked him the questions.  He also had a general chat about some Brian Wilson tracks, and played his 'definitive version' of When Love Breaks Down.

YouTube links:

Ask Martin (Part 1)
When Love Breaks Down
Ask Martin (Part 2)
Martin on Brian Wilson
Ask Martin (Part 3)

Thanks to Peter Whitfield for organising the meet-up, and John Porteous (owner of 'Pet Sounds' record shop) for letting us use his living room (and guitar!)


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