Given that these are the first new recordings in nearly four decades, what made you return to The Room, and what had you been doing in the meantime?

After the 1985 version of The Room split, Becky Stringer and I immediately began writing songs for a new band with drummer/ guitarist Joe McKechnie and guitarist Robin Surtees. Benny Profane released four 12-inch EPs and two albums, Trapdoor Swing and Dumb Luck Charm, between 1986 and 1990. We recorded three John Peel sessions, toured the UK with The Fall, The Mighty Lemon Drops, and Aztec Camera, as well as…

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