Introductions over, Dave and I explained the problem. I had told Dave about Ken and how he was the only proper genius I had ever worked with. They were a solid four-piece democratic band. And anyone who knows anything about my own trajectory will know the influence of Illuminatus! The co-manager of these bands, and my best friend, was Dave Balfe.
Ken put them in his back pocket.
Bill Drummond: the five lessons I learned from Ken Campbell
I had told Dave about Ken and how he was the only proper genius I had ever worked with. I asked how and he said: There was a lot of what Ken talked about that I did not understand. The phone was answered by a strange, strangulated voice. The interest was agreed and he loaned us the money. The actors were all going to get paid for the complete run.