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Re: Neil and Chris - alcoholic?

#16 Post by psbfannyc »

Drico One wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 6:44 pm
daveid wrote:
Of course they've used C and E. The Yesterday, when I was mad video is raw footage, completely undoctored.
I wonder what they were on when writing Winner.

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Drico One wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 6:44 pm
daveid wrote:
Of course they've used C and E. The Yesterday, when I was mad video is raw footage, completely undoctored.
I wonder what they were on when writing Winner.

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TallThinMan wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 7:44 pm
Drico One wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 6:44 pm
daveid wrote:
Of course they've used C and E. The Yesterday, when I was mad video is raw footage, completely undoctored.
I wonder what they were on when writing Winner.

Drico.
They were on tour with Take That.
Ha ha, nothing as toxic as Barlow.

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Re: Neil and Chris - Alcohol

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Gabby wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 6:19 pm I'm fairly sure somewhere there's mention (either by Neil - not likely Chris - or by a.n.other author, maybe one of the New Order biographies?) that they have taken some illegal substances.

Frankly I'd be stunned if at the very least Chris wasn't taking ecstasy during the 80's. It was an ingrained part of the culture that both of them were immersed in at that time. Wouldn't exactly be a shocker.
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Re: Neil and Chris - alcoholic?

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Drico One wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 8:01 pm
TallThinMan wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 7:44 pm
Drico One wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 6:44 pm

I wonder what they were on when writing Winner.

Drico.
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Ha ha, nothing as toxic as Barlow.

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Re: Neil and Chris - alcoholic?

#21 Post by Gabby »

Drico One wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 6:44 pm
daveid wrote:
Of course they've used C and E. The Yesterday, when I was mad video is raw footage, completely undoctored.
I wonder what they were on when writing Winner.

Drico.
Autopilot?

Although that's probably being kind in most peoples eyes.

FWIW, I don't have much problem with Winner. I 100% understand why people do, it just doesn't bother me in quite the way it does others I guess.

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CroMagnon wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 8:06 pm
Gabby wrote: Thu 22 Apr 2021, 6:19 pm I'm fairly sure somewhere there's mention (either by Neil - not likely Chris - or by a.n.other author, maybe one of the New Order biographies?) that they have taken some illegal substances.

Frankly I'd be stunned if at the very least Chris wasn't taking ecstasy during the 80's. It was an ingrained part of the culture that both of them were immersed in at that time. Wouldn't exactly be a shocker.
Neil Tennant, Oxford Union Q&A, 1995

Q. "Have you ever taken illegal drugs?"
A. "I've never taken heroin"

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Maybe that was it? Not exactly a hard "no" is it.

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Re: Neil and Chris - Alcohol

#23 Post by Greendrake »

If your guys' theory about Winner is true then the Parlophone guys would have been in too because they approved it to be a single.

That said, I have never had any issues with Winner. The vocal version is okay-ish. The instrumental is quite good. The HappySad remix is gorgeous.

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Greendrake wrote: Fri 23 Apr 2021, 3:59 am If your guys' theory about Winner is true then the Parlophone guys would have been in too because they approved it to be a single.

That said, I have never had any issues with Winner. The vocal version is okay-ish. The instrumental is quite good. The HappySad remix is gorgeous.
They should've stopped the booze and released the Happysad mix on the album instead and edited it down for the 7'' release. Drugs are bad.
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#25 Post by Sandy Shaw »

I seem to remember a reference to Neil liking a 'half and half' before a show (half wine half water).
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#26 Post by telys »

There's a lot of drinking on their early tours. Just because it's champagne and white wine doesn't make it different. Chris talks in the Discovery DVD booklet about drinking alcohol during the concert, not just before or after.
And they take strong sedatives/sleeping pills on transcontinental flights (described in Literally).
Not any good signs at all. But they're still here, still with us, still prolific, still on stage somaybe things got better.
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telys wrote: Wed 05 May 2021, 2:23 pm There's a lot of drinking on their early tours. Just because it's champagne and white wine doesn't make it different. Chris talks in the Discovery DVD booklet about drinking alcohol during the concert, not just before or after.
And they take strong sedatives/sleeping pills on transcontinental flights (described in Literally).
Not any good signs at all.
I can't tell whether you're trolling or just mentally deficient.

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NotInvisible wrote: Wed 05 May 2021, 3:20 pm
telys wrote: Wed 05 May 2021, 2:23 pm There's a lot of drinking on their early tours. Just because it's champagne and white wine doesn't make it different. Chris talks in the Discovery DVD booklet about drinking alcohol during the concert, not just before or after.
And they take strong sedatives/sleeping pills on transcontinental flights (described in Literally).
Not any good signs at all.
I can't tell whether you're trolling or just mentally deficient.
Uneccesary and nasty reply in my opinion....
What's for supper?

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#29 Post by telys »

NotInvisible wrote: Wed 05 May 2021, 3:20 pm
telys wrote: Wed 05 May 2021, 2:23 pm There's a lot of drinking on their early tours. Just because it's champagne and white wine doesn't make it different. Chris talks in the Discovery DVD booklet about drinking alcohol during the concert, not just before or after.
And they take strong sedatives/sleeping pills on transcontinental flights (described in Literally).
Not any good signs at all.
I can't tell whether you're trolling or just mentally deficient.
Wow, somebody really woke up on the wrong side of fandom.
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Re: Neil and Chris - Alcohol

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telys wrote: Thu 06 May 2021, 1:17 pm
NotInvisible wrote: Wed 05 May 2021, 3:20 pm
telys wrote: Wed 05 May 2021, 2:23 pm There's a lot of drinking on their early tours. Just because it's champagne and white wine doesn't make it different. Chris talks in the Discovery DVD booklet about drinking alcohol during the concert, not just before or after.
And they take strong sedatives/sleeping pills on transcontinental flights (described in Literally).
Not any good signs at all.
I can't tell whether you're trolling or just mentally deficient.
Wow, somebody really woke up on the wrong side of fandom.
You sure did, yet here you are.

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