'Bill Bailey inspired Born Slippy' - Karl Hyde

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Comedian and musician Bill Bailey was the unwitting inspiration behind Underworld's hit track Born Slippy, the band's frontman has revealed.

Famous for it's "lager lager" refrain, the song became a huge hit after it was used in the soundtrack for Danny Boyle's 1996 film Trainspotting.

Karl Hyde told Radio 4's Front Row that the idea was sparked on a night out when he gave Bailey - who he did not know - £5 to "get a round in".

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