Interviewer: That song you did, “Common People,” I’ve heard it described as the perfect encapsulation of the Britpop aesthetic.
Jarvis Cocker: Oh dear.
Two things: I believe in Be Here Now supremacy, and Roll With It absolutely should have beat Country House.
You know all those sentences all those discussions you’ve ever had, like ‘wouldn’t it be great if…’? Well that’s what happened in the 90s. ‘If’ happened.
It was a really weird moment when it only clicked for me…