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About 1971, I couldn't get the kind of records I wanted to play in discotheques. You didn't have shops selling imports.
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After the programme, it's finished. You have a party and the producer doesn't ring you till the next series. It has nothing to do with the music industry.
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Americans are about to get the biggest shock of their lives. They've dominated the world with their sales by pushing all their rap acts. That's going. That's all in trouble. The chart has died.
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As far as X Factor 2 or whatever, it's not for me. I'm not a television pundit. It's not about the music.
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Bananarama were great at that time. Everything changes, people want new things.
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Certainly in the modern age where everything is glossed over, when somebody speaks their mind, the majority of the public go, I'd love to have said that.
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Dance records and black music have been my life since '55 and 56.
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Everybody likes a roller coaster ride.
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Everything I touch turns to gold.
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Give the public what they want. What you want is unimportant.
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I am naive, and love music. I don't care about the money, I care about the music. I'm about pop music.
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I can honestly say that I don't regret any of the records I've put out.
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I don't mind losing, but I don't like losing to cheats.
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I got a job as a part-time promotion guy for Magnet Records. That was in '73 and I hated it every single minute of it.
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I honestly don't know all the answers. I'll try and find them. I just want us to start having a bit of fun.
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I knew a mate whose father owned a Greek restaurant who had a gay record shop above it. We were very much a gay label. It was called Proto.
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I laughed, even if I was the butt of the joke.
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I learned ballroom management, but from a DJs point of view. I never, ever wanted to be a ballroom manager. It was something that never interested me.
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I may have designed may own label logo and written a few letters, but it wasn't serious at that stage. I've always been a renegade, I've never liked working for anybody else.
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I really like French songs, they are always ahead of their time.
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I think Robbie Williams is an utter and complete prat. His last record was a pile of rubbish.
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I think that's where reality TV works - you don't know where it's going.
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I thought I'd rather be a real miner. I was down the pit for about 10 minutes. While I was making concrete, I was listening to the American Top Ten.
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I thought if Oasis could get away with sounding like The Beatles, I could get away with sounding like Abba.
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I used to be a DJ in some gay clubs. A club is where you can see the reactions of people, and you instantly know if a record is good or not.
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I want to put my silver shorts on and do a bit more dancing. My legs have still got it. For a few more years at least.
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I was always into Motown, that was my background.
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I was very cheap - that's the way I'd always worked.
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I will not return to the mic, I am not ready again to do crazy night hours.
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I worked for record companies. Such a lot has changed in 25 years of being in the business.
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I'd just signed this girl called Donna Summer and a rock and roll guy called Chris Rea. It was going great but I hated every minute of it, because I could see their talent but nobody else could.
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I'm just looking for the next thing that's going to sell records, I don't care if it's Led Zepplin or the BeeGees. I don't care as long as it's talented.
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I'm not a quitter. I'm just trying to work out how we fill this void.
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I'm not going to say that every record I've put out was the greatest record in history, but I'd stand by even the bad ones. Don't make excuses, make hits.
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I've been going in and out of style, but I'm always guaranteed to raise a smile.
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I've worked with Simon Cowell for over 25 years. I hope he hasn't changed that much since American TV made him a hero.
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If you go into a nightclub and have a few drinks, someone's going to have a go at you. If you can't take that, don't go into a nightclub.
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If you say that this'll make great television one more time, I'm leaving. It can't all be great TV.
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If you're rude for television's sake, it ain't reality TV.
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In California I had a bedroom at the top of this bloody house. None of us could afford to eat.
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In the UK, cassettes are still selling a lot.
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Income tax was still 18 shillings in the pound so we decided to go to California because a lot of bands were becoming tax exiles.
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It is dishonest the way that people suddenly think they've found guitars, and wear their guitar as a badge.
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It's about people telling people the truth.
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Like everything else, you never know what tomorrow brings.
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Nobody's buying music anymore. All of us in the pop industry are guilty. Nobody wants to be in the pop industry.
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One day they brought me six remixes of a song. I said, Well, good, but where is the song?
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One of the problems with reality TV is you can't have a Darius on every show, but you don't know before you start that you're going to get one.
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Past is past.
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People are looking for something new, but where are you gonna hear it?
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People have no respect for music, and there are double standards all over the place.
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People like to see people being real.
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People seem to think bad is good, but if we'd shown you the worst people of Popstars, you couldn't have watched it.
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Reality TV finds talented people. There are no scripts. The editing is what it's all about. Great editing makes those shows.
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Reality TV is here, it's been here really since the Carol Levis Discovery Show in 1957. It's never changed. It just looks a bit different.
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Richard Branson gave me a little label, although it never came to anything.
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Rick Astley was the only one who went to see me to say that he was sorry to have said all he said. He is the most talented person I have ever met.
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Silver Convention sold 14 million copies in America, and they were the start of disco.
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Simon's always going to be Simon. He was always arrogant. That's the beauty of Simon.
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Sometimes you have to pull the director back and shout at them for five minutes. You have to strike the balance.
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Spin Me Round was number one all over the world, everywhere. It changed the face of pop music, no question. We took technology further than Trevor Horn.
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The Beatles really did inspire me to do what I've done.
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The biggest problem is that people haven't got the heart in it-all they thought they've needed is three or four girls or five boys, an average tune and a fortune spent on the video. Has that convinced anybody? No. It's killed the market.
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The judges are doing are interviewing somebody for a job. If they're not very good, then you don't have a show.
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The public are not stupid.
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The public have been very good to you. They've just given you a number one record so you owe it to them to give them another record they like.
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The reality TV format is not dead. I'd like to purchase the format and own it myself so that only I could make it.
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There's a certain edge about cruelty. If you're honest about it, most people wince, but say it had to be said.
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We became a massive fish in a very small pond because I was playing records that nobody had ever heard. We did a bit of artwork for them, we did some promotion tours with titles. Nobody did this sort of thing.
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When you're a judge, you're sitting there for 12 hours. And if you were being serious for all those 12 hours, you couldn't do it.
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When you've got people holding cards up or you're deliberately trying to make a situation for television, it doesn't work.
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You actually don't show the really bad people. You show the people who are entertainingly bad.
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You cannot show 100 percent of awfulness; you've got to show some really good people.
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You have to move on now and then. We gave it a good shot. We don't know where to go.
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You're only as good as the people you're interviewing.
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