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Tom Verlaine: How Pleasant (?) To Know Mr Verlaine

Profile and Interview by Nick Kent, NME, March 1977

OPINION: Tom Verlaine is a great songwriter, the next seminal rock charismatic, a genius.OPINION: Tom Verlaine is an egomaniac, a back-stabber, a thankless paranoid. ...

Tom Verlaine Without TV: The New Season

Review and Interview by Roy Trakin, New York Rocker, September 1979

THE BREAK-UP of a band, in the wake of our experience with the Beatles and countless others, should no longer be a traumatic event, but ...

Tom Verlaine: Tom Verlaine (Elektra)

Review by Max Bell, NME, September 1979

Mr Verlaine Unwraps ...

Tom Verlaine: Tom Verlaine (Elektra Import) ***

Review by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, September 1979

IMAGINATIVE TITLE, eh? Nah, but hand it to him for resilience, you really thought you'd seen the last of teevee after the hostile critics were ...

Tom Verlaine: Happiness Is A Guitar Called Fender...

Interview by Richard Grabel, NME, October 1979

...And how to make original rock & roll with it in the late '70s is your problem. It's also TOM VERLAINE'S ...

Tom Verlaine's Question Time

Interview by Chris Salewicz, NME, September 1981

NOTWITHSTANDING a certain amount of nervous chuckling, Tom Verlaine seems a nice enough fellow as he sits with his feet up on the desk in ...

Tom Verlaine: Words From the Front (Virgin)

Review by Richard Cook, NME, May 1982

TOM VERLAINE is one of the last great rock musicians to come out of America; and the neglect he's suffered, after two brilliant records, is ...

Tom Verlaine: Slurs From The Front

Live Review by Lynden Barber, Melody Maker, June 1982

Tom Verlaine: The Venue, London ...

Tom Verlaine: The Venue, London

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, NME, June 1982

WE YOUNG Rimbauds came for diamond spears and the licks of an icepick and went away with a few mangy cardboard boxes. I hope that ...

Tom Foolery: Tom Verlaine

Interview by Max Bell, Face, The, July 1984

CAN IT REALLY be ten years now since we first heard about Television and the infamous New York scene of 1974? Those days, laughingly referred ...

The Foolish Heart of Tom Verlaine

Interview by Richard Cook, NME, September 1984

TALKING WITH Tom Verlaine, as legend has it, is one of the less entertaining or productive options available to the interested party. A teeth-pulling exercise. ...

Tom Verlaine: Cover (Virgin)

Review by Cynthia Rose, NME, September 1984

IN 1976 TOM Miller aka Verlaine ended a published poem with the line "I shall contrive an envy so strong that its object will disappear". ...

Tom Verlaine: Electric Ballroom, London

Live Review by Nick Kent, NME, October 1984

WHY-OH-WHY has it consistently appeared to be solely rock critics plus these terribly self-absorbed young chaps who currently populate Britain's new ruling (middle) class of ...

Tom Verlaine

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, NME, February 1987

TOM VERLAINE, the blank generation’s very own Neil Young, is sitting on the floor of a Phonogram press suite devouring a croissant. I’d expected someone ...

Tom Verlaine: Viper Room, Los Angeles

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, May 1996

LIKE ITS SPIRITUAL forbearer, the Velvet Underground, the New York band Television was vastly more influential than the brevity and low commercial showing of its ...

The Sound of Silents: Tom Verlaine

Live Review by Richard Gehr, Village Voice, October 1999

IF THE MODEST obligation of a silent-film accompanist is to serve the movie, Tom Verlaine succeeded admirably during his Arts at St. Ann's appearance on ...

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