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Lou Reed: The Prince of Darkness Lightens Up

Interview by Ben Fong-Torres, GQ, September 1986

I NEVER SAW the Velvet Underground during their five-year lurch through the New York music scene. From 1965 to 1970 I was on the left ...

Chris Isaak: Teen Idol or Tin Elvis?

Profile and Interview by Ben Fong-Torres, GQ, April 1987

CHRIS ISAAK, whose first album, Silvertone, drew clusters of stars from critics at the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and many points in between, ...

The Singles Scene

Report by Ben Fong-Torres, GQ, April 1987

AMONG THE many mini-debates raging in the record business is the future of the 45-revolutions-per-minute single. It was born in 1949, came to life by ...

Texas: Good News From Texas

Interview by Max Bell, GQ, August 1997

SHARLEEN SPITERI was free-climbing in the Cuillin Hills on the Isle of Skye a year ago, when she made two uncharacteristic blunders. Firstly, she fell ...

Oasis: I Am Disturbance

Interview by Max Bell, GQ, February 1998

And so's my brother... but not for long. After four years of tours, scraps, hits and hedonism, Liam and Noel Gallagher are settling down, buying ...

Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Neil Young, Stephen Stills: CSNY: Love The Ones You're With

Profile by Barney Hoskyns, GQ, April 2000

Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young - the ultimate rock supergroup - have been through the wars since first teaming up in 1969. Now the Woodstock ...

Radiohead: Exit Music: Can Radiohead save rock music as we (don’t) know it?

Profile by Barney Hoskyns, GQ, October 2000

THE POSTERS on the ancient streets of Arles give little away. Sting is playing soon in Marseille, and coming up is a "Super Big Reggae ...

Radiohead: All Hail Yorkie Boy: Radiohead

Profile and Interview by Will Self, GQ, July 2003

IN THE MEDIEVAL trench that’s Turl Street in Oxford, Thom Yorke, the city’s most famously and aggressively diffident son, rocks back and forth in his ...

Lisa Marie Presley, Michael Jackson: Lisa Marie Presley

Interview by Adrian Deevoy, GQ, January 2004

ELVIS NEVER came to England. He touched down at a Scottish airfield in 1960 but not once did the King set foot in the green ...

Martina Topley-Bird

Interview by Dan Gennoe, GQ, July 2004

MARTINA TOPLEY-BIRD'S debut album, Quixotic, has been a long time coming. So long in fact, that it's become the stuff of myth, with rumours of ...

Brian Wilson - Beach Boy, Pop Visionary, Wounded Soul

Profile and Interview by Mick Brown, GQ, November 2004

IN THE LATE SIXTIES, Brian Wilson used to practice Transcendental Meditation. There, in the purple and gold silk Arabian tent that he had installed in ...

Coldplay: My Travels With Oxfam: Chris Martin's Ghana Diary

Report by Sheryl Garratt, GQ, August 2005

Day 1: Accra ...

Morrissey, The Smiths: Morrissey

Interview by Adrian Deevoy, GQ, October 2005

The former Smiths frontman has had "20 very odd years": from indie outsider to LA's least typical expat, via court battles and enjoying self-imposed exile. ...

The Red Hot Chili Peppers: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Interview by Robert Sandall, GQ, June 2006

Sex, drugs and a fatal overdose: the history of Red Hot Chili Peppers reads like a crash course in overindulgence. Here, in their own words, ...

Lou Reed: GQ Icons: Lou Reed

Profile by Robert Sandall, GQ, August 2008

ROCK STARS were never supposed to be regular guys, though that's the way most of the ones who stick around usually end up. It's hard ...

Jimmy Savile: The Oddfather

Report and Interview by Frank Broughton, GQ, November 2012

As the fallout from the Jimmy Savile abuse allegations continues, dance music historian Frank Broughton asks whether the next revelations may be his connections to ...

Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus: Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry: New Skin

Comment by Dorian Lynskey, GQ, January 2014

Reinvention can make or break our pop princesses ...

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