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The Streets (2002)

Interview by Gavin Martin, Rock's Backpages Audio, March 2002

Mike Skinner talks about finding his voice, making Original Pirate Material, writing, politics, getting high and about life itself.

File format: mp3; file size: 44.2mb; Interview length: 48' 13"; sound quality: ****

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

The Streets: Quality Streets

Profile and Interview by Toby Manning, Jockey Slut, March 2002

GEEZERS NEED EXCITEMENT. WHICH IS WHERE THE STREETS, AKA MIKE SKINNER, COMES IN. THE PEOPLE'S POET IN TWO-STEP'S GARMS, HE IS THE WIMP MADE GOOD, ...

UK Rap: The word on The Streets

Interview by Gavin Martin, Independent, The, March 2002

WHEN MIKE SKINNER, aka The Streets, the 22-year-old lyrical king of British rap, discovers I live within the sound of Bow Bells, he's immediately curious. ...

Best Music of 2002

Guide by Devon Powers, PopMatters, December 2002

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Letter from London: The Streets and Ms Dynamite

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Los Angeles Times, March 2003

WHEN THE BEATLES flew over from England in the '60s, it seemed the whole of young America gathered at the airport to scream a welcome. ...

Dead Cert: The Streets

Interview by Ben Thompson, Observer, The, April 2004

'I LOVE THE NAME "The Streets",' muses 24 year-old Mike Skinner - at once the mercurial creative-director, canny CEO and flaky spokesmodel of that thriving ...

The Streets: Apollo, Manchester

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, May 2004

THE DEBUT ALBUM by Mike Skinner, a.k.a. The Streets, (Original Pirate Material) was a touching, thoughtful ode to all the aspects of modern Britain its ...

The Streets: Irving Plaza, New York City

Live Review by Devon Powers, PopMatters, June 2004

LISTENING TO The Streets, one gets a clear indication that Mike Skinner is a punk. He's the kind of guy who'd borrow your car and ...

The Streets: The Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living (679) ****

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, May 2006

MIKE SKINNER'S EXISTENCE has been transformed by success and fortune. It's a fortune accrued by observing, in startlingly prosaic detail, a life of Wetherspoons and ...

The Streets: Everything Is Borrowed **

Review by David Quantick, Q, October 2008

The last one honked. This is possibly even worse. ...

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