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Vince keeps an eye on the modern music scene but says he never sees the merit in comparisons between Erasure and contemporary acts.“People say, ‘this new band sounds like you’ and I think it sounds nothing like us.” Nonetheless, it seems inevitable that certain pop groups will have taken influence from Erasure in the same way that Vince was inspired by synth-based bands when he was in his twenties.
Vince and Andy, left-leaning musicians and staunch “remainers”, were left shocked at recent social developments. These things are actually quite good for songwriters, although they’re not very good for the world. The music isn’t just about love like it was ten years ago.” While the age of Trump is a particular fraught era, it’s not as if there haven’t been other periods of political crisis over the last 30 years.Growing up in Basildon, Essex, Vince wasn’t exactly at the forefront of cutting-edge music but he remembers going to a punk festival at Chelmsford football club and being awestruck by The Sex Pistols’ Pretty Vacant.“That is such a powerful record and wrapped up in my youth,” he says.“Part of the reason we took the decision to cancel the shows was that you can’t start a long tour with an even slightly bad voice.