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Reported by Trackitdown TID on October 31, 2005

“I was never happy about BBE becoming so big and the label took artistic control away from us. I don’t know where Bruno Quartier is, but I know Bruno Sanchiono is producing music in France. I work in finance in Belgium.” (Mixmag)

Mid 90s superstar hard trance producer Emmanuel Top admits he was totally disillusioned by his music business experiences signed to Positiva.

“The drugs are old, the concepts are old, the concept of dancing all night fucked up is old.” (DJ Magazine)

Trend obsessed Canadian producer Tiga puts the knife into dance music (before retracting later in the same article).

"When he moved to New York, he arranged a lease with an American bank for the gothic pile in Hampstead. And the banker who lives there is certainly not moving out just because Boy George has decided he wants his home back." (Independent)

The Independent reveals Boy George has been forced to live in a Central London hotel after quitting New York following his drugs bust.

"There was this dreaded slow dance and then it happened to the sounds of 10CC's I’m Not In Love. I saw this hideous geek from the school bus and, being a nice girl who didn't want to hurt anyone's feelings, I felt obliged. It put me off for a long time." (Boyz)

Ex Banarama heartthrob Siobhan Fahey recalls her first ever kiss, at a school disco

"Tony Blair worked for MI5 before he became Labour leader." (Bristol Evening Post)

Ex MI5 agent turned whistleblower David Shayler claims Tony B spied on Labour activists during his early days on the one time left wing party.

“While only two weeks of your life will be taken up with kissing, six months will be spent in the lavatory. We are likely to spend nearly three years gossiping about the 16 hours of orgasms we enjoy.”

German statisticians publish the results of a study examining what proportion of the average life is spent on various activities. (Guardian/ Geo Wissen)

“He gave me a ride on his plane recently. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I pulled up alongside the jet to see ‘Subliminal Air’ and ‘Erick Morillo’ plastered down the side.” (Mixmag)

Pete Tong reveals Erick Morillo has personalised his private jet.

“Everyone is going to hell, if they don’t turn from their wicked behaviour. I refer to an entity called ‘The Beast’.” (Guardian)

Madonna continues promotion in her new video ‘I’m Going to Tell You a Secret’.

"The suggestion that we do a field trip to Amsterdam, however, seems rather old hat. Why not Ibiza to look at ecstasy use?" (Guardian)

Erstwhile Guardian columnist turned Tory leadership candidate David Cameron, urges fellow MPs to consider drug reform laws in a newspaper column several years ago.

“London’s an aggressive city and you’ve got to be cautious living here. You’re not going to greet people with open arms because there’s a lot of people trying to rip you off.” (DJ Magazine)

Cockney drum & bass pioneer DJ Hype admits most Londoners are unfriendly to strangers.

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