Andy Batten-Foster, Saturday Live – March 30th 1985

battenFrom the period leading up to the release of Steve McQueen, here is Paddy on Radio One’s Saturday live being interviewed by Andy Batten-Foster.

Batten-Foster was one of a small group of Sprout fans at the BBC who did a lot to try and push them forwards. He was also responsible for RPM, a BBC Local TV production in Bristol, which featured the early Sprout at the Hacienda. But, as I’ve explained, you’re not allowed to see that.

Not a world changing interview exactly, but the first description of the now iconic album cover, and certainly an enjoyable listen.

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