24 Hour Party People

24 Hour Party People quotes

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Martin Hannett
Multiple Characters
Tony Wilson


[About the Happy Mondays] Every band needs it's own special chemistry. And Bez was a very good chemist.


[After a stoned Martin Hannett tries to set fire to him] I am not a piece of hash. I'm in charge of Factory Records. I think.

Tony Wilson: You know, I think Shaun Ryder is on a par with W.B. Yeats as a poet.
Yvette: Really?
Tony Wilson: Absolutely.
Yvette: Well, that is amazing, because everybody else thinks he's a ****ing idiot.

[After Lindsay storms off when catching him with the prostitute; to Lindsay] I love you! [To the prostitute] Don't stop.

[On learning about Tony's 'contract' with his bands]
Roger Ames: Tony, you're ****ing mad.
Tony Wilson: Well, that is a point of view.

I'm a minor character in my own story.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the latest craze sweeping the Pennines. I've got to be honest with you... right now I'd rather be SWEEPING the Pennines.

[after Shaun Ryder fires a gun in his general direction] You want to be careful with that, Shaun. You could take somebody's eye out.

[Tony Wilson has just had a vision of God - who looked exactly like Tony Wilson]
Tony Wilson: It's says so in the Bible, though, doesn't it? 'God made man in His own image'.
Rob Gretton: Yeah - but not a specific man.

[When catching Lindsay having sex with another man out of spite] I just got a blowjob. That's full penetration.