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David Cavanagh

David Cavanagh was a feature writer for Select and Q, and is the author of the acclaimed My Magpie Eyes Are Hungry For the Prize, a history of Alan McGee's Creation Records.

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Kate Bush: The Sensual World

Review by David Cavanagh, Sounds, October 1989

ISN'T THE SINGLE absolutely without equal? Especially the way the "mmh yes" punctuation gets progressively more urgent as the song unwinds. There is really no ...

The Buzzcocks: 10 Questions For Pete Shelley

Interview by David Cavanagh, MOJO, September 1999

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The Dandy Warhols: The Hills Are Alive…

Interview by David Cavanagh, Q, September 2000

…with the sound of 1980's UK indie rock, remade with a pinch of sexual frankness, knee-weakening melody, boob-flashing and Class A drugs by Anglophile wags ...

EMF

Report and Interview by David Cavanagh, Q, November 1992

NOT FOR THE first time in his tenure as squire of the Old School House, Zachary Sebastian Rex James Foley the Second wonders who he's ...

The Faces: Good Boys....When They're Asleep

Review by David Cavanagh, MOJO, September 1999

WHEN THE FACES got together in the summer of 1969, they were not expected to amount to much. Three of them – Ronnie Lane, Ian ...

Isaac Hayes: Now You're Talking…

Interview by David Cavanagh, Q, August 1995

His songs, and their oozing intros, hot, buttery and impossibly soulful, seemed to stretch out to the crack of doom. But come the '80s, the ...

Bert Jansch, Pentangle: Bert Jansch: Album reissues

Review by David Cavanagh, MOJO, January 1994

BENEATH THE STAGGERED, quadruple-decker title of It Don’t Bother Me, midway down an album cover that suggests Blue Note going folk, sits Bert Jansch in ...

Arthur Lee, Love: Arthur Lee and Love: Arthur Lee and Love

Review by David Cavanagh, Q, July 1992

IT'S BEEN quite a year for the cult heroes. 1992 has already seen re-issued albums by Alex Chilton's long-deceased Big Star and Scott Walker tussling ...

My Bloody Valentine: 3AM Eternal: My Bloody Valentine

Interview by David Cavanagh, Select, February 1992

"Three years isn't very long, you know. Especially if you're not really paying attention at the time..." Debbie Googe, My Bloody Valentine, backstage at Cambridge ...

Suede: Head Music

Review by David Cavanagh, MOJO, June 1999

HEAD MUSIC is at once Suede's escape from their glam-pop confines and their belated arrival at the late '90s technological party. They've torn away at ...

ZZ Top: Greatest Hits

Review by David Cavanagh, Q, June 1992

THERE IS already one ZZ Top compilation in the shops, and thereby hangs a tale. Entitled The Best Of ZZ Top, it was released in ...

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