Teri Nunn talks of UTG briefly in longer interview

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I always wondered whether :von:'s willingness to record the song was related to his ability to persuade Ms Nunn to get her top off for the video.

There are worse motivations... :lol:
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that's actually a nearly direct lift from a forum response she provided when asked years ago :lol:

edit, just checked my email - 2005 :eek:


"This Corrosion" is what started my love affair with Andrew Eldritch,
but "Under The Gun" was originally called "Two Worlds Apart", written by
a guy I wrote with before meeting Andrew. I sent my demo of it to
Andrew, who fell in love with it too. He added the rap/rant lyrics at
the end (which are brilliant).
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Can't fault her for consistency :lol:
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The same here...
I met Andrew Eldritch…I was putting together music for my solo album, and I contacted three artists, that I wanted to write with. One was Andrew, Trent Reznor…Trent never responded. Moby turned me down. He was kind of mean about it. He said, “You know what, no. I turned down Madonna, okay? So for sure I’m turning you down.� Is that good? (Laughs)

But Andrew responded, and he was interested. He lived in Germany at the time, in Hamburg, so I flew out there and spent a couple of weeks with him, and I brought the song that we ended up using. The stuff we wrote was not great, but that song, it ended up being called “Under the Gun,� and he put it on his best-of, but at the time it was called “Two Worlds Apart.�

And my label didn’t like it. They just didn’t get the song, at all. So I played it for him and said, “They don’t get it. What do you think? Can you do something with this?� He said, “I love this song!� He wrote the rap at the end, that singing/talking rant at the end while I’m singing, “Are you living for love?� And he put it on the record. We actually had a hit with it. We had a hit in England; I played “Top of the Pops� for the first time in my life.
:von: was also pretty straight-forward that Terri brought him the "Two Worlds Apart" demo, with her vox already on it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g45AZ5CwTU#t=2m58s

This track got Sisterized when he took it on and asked Adam to come down to Hamburg and record more guitars. If anything, it turned into a bit of a throwaway, passed on to the record company; to oblige them with a new track to promote the Greatest Hits.

Long gone were the days of Reptile House, when :von: pushed EPs out on his own.
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Pretty depressing that the condition that England is in has barely changed in the quarter-century since :von: made those comments.
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