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Matt Lucas interviews Ben in NME

14/July/2005 - 10:49

Matt Lucas interviews Ben Folds in this week's NME MagazineIt's not often that I'll encourage you to go out and buy a copy of NME, but this week I'll make an exception.

There's a two-page feature where Matt Lucas - star of the UK's hit comedy 'Little Britain' - interviews Ben the morning after his show at the Hammersmith Apollo on May 31st. Incidentally, many eagle-eyed 'burbians spotted Lucas as he left that evening.

The interview is nothing special - more of a chat than anything else. NME (who have a noted dislike of Mr. Folds) are obviously more interested in Matt Lucas, but it's great to see a household name rooting for the Folds and getting him some exposure over here. The fact that they had to run a 'Who the hell is Ben Folds?' boxout speaks volumes for the publication.

For those without the ability to purchase NME, malemiddleclassandwhite has scanned the article for you.

Thanks to AnnaWaits and mmcw!

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