Gillian Wearing: When I was young, I was just stumbling into things, whether they worked out or not.
Richard Carpenter: There's no intro, no outro, no arrangement.
Wearing: Everything is dislodged and slightly off kilter.
Carpenter: I mean, it was a very effective commercial.
Wearing: Yeah. It’s all very twisted. It was in 1994.
Carpenter: At the same time, I don’t really know.
Wearing: The only thing I cared about was what I dressed like, and going to the right parties and clubs.
Carpenter: You know, it was a brocaded vest, long sleeves, garter on the arm, a straw hat. Why would I like it? They signed us.
Wearing: But putting each other’s words in their mouths said so much more about how complicated and also contradictory, how filled with love and hate relationships are.
Carpenter: So there are three of them overdubbed, playing in unison.
Wearing: What people fear more than anything is silence.
Carpenter: Well, you know, I was a little kid.
Wearing: You can’t just be in your head.
Carpenter: Oh, aesthetically, it's not even practical.
Wearing: Maybe I saw things that would not be allowed on television under other circumstances.