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The World According To Garp is a novel by American author and screenwriter John Irving; it was published in 1978, and Al read the book during the US Time Passages tour. In 1981, he heard a film was being made about it, and put lyrics to a piece of music he had left over from the 24 Carrots sessions two years earlier.
This is a fairly typical, slightly off-beat Al Stewart song, but nothing to write home about. (thanks, Alexander Baron - London, England)
Cy Curnin of The Fixx
The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France.
After many years working on the Bridge School, Pegi is establishing her career as a singer/songwriter.
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal.
JJ Burnel of The Stranglers
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.