Quotes by John Cooper Clarke

John Cooper Clarke is an English performance poet who first became famous during the punk rock era of the late 1970s when he became known as a "punk poet". He released several albums in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and continues to perform regularly. His recorded output has mainly relied on musical backing from the Invisible Girls, which featured Martin Hannett, Steve Hopkins, Pete Shelley, Bill Nelson, and Paul Burgess.

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Dutch food is terrible, I think. What sort of person starts the day with egg and cheese?

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The one thing I got right was that I already looked like a punk when punk arrived.

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I don't go looking for new fads.

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I was pushing for a career in poetry and of course the received wisdom was that you would never make a living at it.

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When you write poetry you are always addressing the world somehow.

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