Tim Burt asks, “In the video ‘Today’ you had your shirt off for one scene and it looked like you worked out. Do you go to the gym? How do you keep you youthful vigour?”
Nick replies, “Thank you, Tim. I was hitting the weights around the time of that video, although not so much now. Hardly touch them these days, in fact. I do Pilates, tai chi, light cycling and as much walking as I can. Walking in nature in sandals is blissful. I could also say the same about walking in the sunshine, but actually I like walking in shoes anywhere. I just love to walk. Walking is the spice of life.
The video where I really wanted to get my shirt off was Kite. I was in my physical prime at the time and a photographer took some photos of me swimming in the country house pool. A couple of weeks later she rang and said her flatmate wanted to have a word. And the next minute, I was talking to Kylie Minogue and she was telling me how great I looked in the pictures! I should have taken some tips from her on revealing oneself in one’s physical prime. I Can’t Get You Out Of My Head, say no more. My Kite could have flown to some dizzy heights, at least higher than 44! Although I’m very proud of my tweed-suited no. 3 position in US college radio charts.”