ZANG TUMMM TUMB ARTICLES “the first draft of history”

Hes back! Back! Etc.

Yes! And hes got a new single, “Crazy”, to prove it. So Bitz decided to get him on the Bitz blower and delve deep into his “psyche” …

What have you been up to?

“Recording my album, going abroad — I did some work in LA. Im making a video. Its like a scratch video — it includes lots of dream sequences and Ive been writing soundtrack music to that as well.”

Do you ever see Adamski these days?

“Yeah I do. But I dont hang about with him. I mean, you do realise that I dont talk about Adam anymore. (Oh dear hes upset.) People just ask me the same things about Adam all the time, its irrelevant … and Adam is my friend and I dont really want to say anything …”

What would you be doing if you werent a pop star?

“A merchant banker. Why? Because I like suits, honestly thats the reason. Im serious, thats what I would be.”

What do you do to relax?

“I just try to go to sleep and dream. I do a bit of yoga before I go to bed, I eat lots of cheese and I just dream. Theyre pretty vivid. Im not sure if Ive dreamt anything thats come true, I find it really difficult to distinguish between dreams and reality.”

Tell us a secret.

“I used to put stickers up in telephone boxes. No, not those kind of stickers, I was just a sticker boy in the City.”