Trainspotting: Using Born Slippy 'serendipitous'
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Trainspotting: Using Born Slippy 'serendipitous'

Born Slippy by Underworld, from the original Trainspotting, was released in 1996. It was co-written by Rick Smith who went on to work with Trainspotting's director Danny Boyle on the opening ceremony of the Olympics.

Rick Smith tells the Today programme life for the band completely changed after Born Slippy was used in the film.

  • 24 Jan 2017
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