As part of their 30th anniversary celebrations Vince Clarke and Andy Bell talk about the important ‘first times’ that they have shared over the course of their career.

In this tenth extract from the interview they talk about their first number one single, and the first time they thought they might be able to sit back and relax…

The music used is ‘Make It Wonderful’ from the Erasure album ‘Snow Globe’.

With apologies for the erratic sound quality!