It's worth knowing that Alun Woodward is actually the main vocalist, though I can't say whether its his love of cycling
that lead to the album titles, or bassist Stewart Henderson's. I'd guess at Woodward's, seeing as he writes most of their material.
Also, the band is named after Tour De France
winner Pedro Delgado, who is possibly the Pedro mentioned alongside Albert (Einstein
) and Pablo (Picasso
?) in their early track Teen Elf, all of whom, apparently, ain't got no culture.
They used to do a T-shirt that said "All good cyclists take drugs", but they've stopped now. Alun Woodward, when asked "If The Delgados were a boy band, was persona would you be?", said "Emaciated drug addict