I hate fancy dress parties. HATE.
I was once beaten up by a pretty spot on Prince and and very unconvincing Bob Marley at a ‘Pop Stars’ fancy dress school disco. I ended up being rescued by Madonna and 2/3 of Bananarama when they went and got Bruce Springsteen, who was moonlighting as a P.E. teacher.
Years later I repeated this fact when doing a radio interview with Sarah Dallin from Bananarama.
Sarah: “Did they look much like us?”
Me: “Sort of. One of them was really overweight and had one leg two inches shorter than the other.”
Sarah: “Ah, so she was Siobhan..”
(Siobhan had famously left the group in 1988 after rumours of fights with Sarah and Keren, the other two members)
I’ll be laughing at that forever…