'bloke in a dress' by the boo radleys is about eddie izzard
eddie izzard is eddie izzard's real name. he is a comedian who sometimes dresses in ladies clothing, though this tends not to happen as much these days.
izzard's comedy would be described as surreal - bees, jam and james mason figure prominently, whilst a recent tour saw him delivering the history of the world in french.
heavily influenced by the likes of billy connolly and monty python, izzard was once described by john cleese as the funniest man in england.
"sice and i really liked eddie izzard, who we had got to know quite well," says martin. "this song was for him."