Q – As long as we’re getting literary with Camus questions… I noticed that in a number of old liver recordings of Speedboats, you change “I was working then on my great unfinished novel/Please let me introduce myself my name is Ronald” to “…please let me introduce myself my name is Marcel.” Were you thinking of Marcel Proust and his great unfinished novel A la Rechereche de Temps Perdue?”

A – I don’t think I was really intending anything more than word play to keep myself amused. These days I do try to consider the audience when fooling around with the song.