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World Party: Goodbye Jumbo

Review by Johnny Black, Q, June 1990

WORLD PARTY – BEST known for the 'Ship Of Fools' hit off their 1986 debut – is, to all intents and purposes, Ex-Waterboy Karl Wallinger, ...

World Party: In A World Of His Own

Report and Interview by Mat Snow, Q, October 1990

Karl Wallinger’s wilderness years were ended when he formed World Party. Gone forever the endless dabblings that took him from the rock ‘n’ roll ...

World Party: Bang! (Ensign Chen)

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, May 1993

Bang! is Karl Wallinger's Victor Meldrew album. Sequestered in a garret for two years since Goodbye Jumbo, he shuffles blinking into the daylight to enquire, ...

World Party

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Rolling Stone (Germany), 1997

"I’M COMPLETELY undisciplined", Karl Wallinger gives a dopey grin in answer to the inevitable question: why has it taken four years to follow up the ...

World Party: At Shepherd's Bush Empire

Report by Johnny Black, MOJO, September 1997

"I WISH he'd stop wiping his nose," moans the guy in the next seat. Even without his nasal hygiene tic, the object of this ...

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