Question: This whole man-crush thing that you two have — is it fake, or from the heart, or from somewhere else?

Nick: It comes from Spain, a quiet little weekend there, away from the paparazzi. No, it’s from the heart, from the heart. Very distressing to our partners and wives, etc.

We met 15 years ago in a Mexican restaurant called Chiquito’s in North London. There was a fizzle in the air, our eyes met …

Simon: Everything else went black. That was it.

Nick: He had me at ‘Hello.’ He had me at ‘chimichanga.