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The X-Factor: Andy Partridge

Bruce Pollock, Guitar, January 1986

"WE CALL IT BILLY Bolts or Billy Bolt Upright. I just sort of sit up and become this person Billy Bolt. You lust get into the process of thinking and sending your brain out to search, getting those tendrils going everywhere. You find a piece of string and you think, this is a really good piece of string and you're pulling and pulling - God, there's something on the end of this - and I can't turn my head off from doing this at night, and there I am, I'm awake and I'm yelling like I'm being murdered. and I'm facing the wardrobe and it's four a.m. and I don't know what I'm doing."

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