It is no exaggeration to say that Ed Borrie has been a formative influence
on R*E*P*E*A*T, as on many others. As a member of S*M*A*S*H, he helped
liberate the minds of thousands of working class kids, showing that
they could make a difference. He toured the world, played the massive
Anti Nazi League festival and smuggled a song about assassinating the
Tory cabinet into the hit parade. Since then, he has continued to be
equally creative, most recently collaborating with Mick Jones of The
During lockdown we caught up with Ed for tea and some tunes as we chatted
about Ed's present, future and past.
Here it is again. Bring your own tea.
Katie Jane Garside: I think I give very obtuse ans
wers to questions...It's never about looking forward to it. Actually maybe I
should change the
script, maybe we are looeir m
the 3rd album?