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Pet Shop Boys: An Attitude Thing

Interview by Ben Thompson, Sunday Telegraph, April 1996

THERE IS NO MORE embarrassing chapter in the big book of Pop Interview Ritual than the one in which you're forced to listen to music ...

Nick Drake: The Sad Ballad of Nick Drake

Essay by Mick Brown, Sunday Telegraph, July 1997

His records didn't sell while he lived. But since Nick Drake's untimely death he has become an icon. Mick Brown reports on a very English ...

The Kinks: Ray Davies

Interview by Peter Silverton, Sunday Telegraph, November 1997

When the news reached him, Ray Davies was sitting on the floor. ...

Rilo Kiley: Dark and interesting corners: Rilo Kiley

Interview by Robert Sandall, Sunday Telegraph, January 2005

MEETING HALF of the LA quartet Rilo Kiley in a London hotel, my first thought is how much nicer this pair are - as in ...

Lady Sovereign, M.I.A.: M.I.A. and Lady Sovereign: A Far Cry From North-West London

Profile and Interview by Ben Thompson, Sunday Telegraph, January 2005

Two of this year's most eagerly anticipated records come from young women with some striking similarities. Ben Thompson talks to M.I.A. and Lady Sovereign. ...

Bob Dylan: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Paul Morley, Sunday Telegraph, June 2005

A NIMBLE, SECRETIVE Bob Dylan stares deep into the nowhere he's come from under the brim of a showman's black bolero. He seems to be ...

Gorillaz: Manchester International Festival, Opera House, Manchester

Live Review by Paul Morley, Sunday Telegraph, November 2005

Paul Morley watches Damon Albarn's cartoon band come alive ...

Sparklehorse: Shepherds Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Paul Morley, Sunday Telegraph, June 2007

STOP ME if you've heard this one before. It's a story about Sparklehorse, the one mind band who play a short, bitter-sweet set at the ...

PJ Harvey: The Troxy, London

Live Review by Ben Thompson, Sunday Telegraph, March 2011

ON THE LEFT of the Limehouse Troxy stage stands PJ Harvey – enrobed in one of her Belgian fashion confederate Ann Demeulemeester's trademark pristine, shroud-like ...

The Original Trustafarian: Chris Blackwell

Profile and Interview by Edward Helmore, Sunday Telegraph, May 2012

IT'S CLOSE TO MIDNIGHT, a sickle moon hangs low over the Caribbean Sea in the direction of Cuba, and Grace Jones is making her way ...

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