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Kevin Coyne

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Kevin Coyne

Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, July 1971

"WHEN I WAS very young, a fat-arsed bingo club manager said: 'You're going to the top, right to the top, and I am going to ...

Kevin Coyne: New London Theatre, Drury Lane

Live Review by Miles, New Musical Express, 1973

Without doubt one of the most powerful presentations I’ve ever attended. When it was over Kevin was drained, his band was drained, the audience was ...

From a Crushed Dandelion to a Rampant Virgin — K. Coyne Esq.

Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, October 1973

RIGHT, NOW you've got a sensational headline, now bloody read the words. No, much more important, get off your arses and buy the record, because ...

Kevin Coyne: Matching Head And Feet

Review by John Tobler, ZigZag, November 1975

READERS WHO have survived from the Golden Age of ZigZag will probably know that I'm a bit partial to the outpourings of Mr Coyne. However, ...

Kevin Coyne: Coyne, The Unfrozen Currency

Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 27 March 1976

KEVIN COYNE kicks and stamps his feet outside the Atlantic Hotel in Aarhus, Western Denmark, as we waits for a taxi to take us to ...

Kevin Coyne: Heartburn

Review by John Tobler, New Musical Express, 24 April 1976

THIS IS KEVIN COYNE'S seventh album in as many years, and I find it the most satisfying record he's made since the second (and final) ...

Kevin Coyne: New Theatre, London

Live Review by Miles, New Musical Express, 1 May 1976

WITHOUT DOUBT ONE of the most powerful presentations I've ever attended. When it was over Kevin was drained, his band was drained, the audience was ...

Kevin Coyne: In Living Black And White (Virgin) *****

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, 22 January 1977

TELLING THE world about Kevin Coyne is a bit like smashing your head against a brick wall at times. ...

Kevin Coyne: Black & White

Interview by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 21 January 1978

'If I played my cards right, I'd be a gift to the media – chat shows, the lot' ...

Kevin Coyne: Beautiful Extremes 1974-1977

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 25 February 1978

KEVIN COYNE is, make no mistake, a major artist. His 'product' might not 'ship' a million 'units' but in every other way he's the superior ...

Kevin Coyne: Music Of A Different Coyne

Interview by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 3 February 1979

And my message to the people Is don't tie me to the steeple Don't put me with the stocks and in your market square. ...

Kevin Coyne: Trans-Derby Express

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, 14 April 1979

Being An Inter-City Heart-To-Heart featuring KEVIN COYNE. Engaged Comment: Giovanni Dadomo, Slightly Surreal Robot Reporter. PS: The food was lousy! ...

Kevin Coyne: Babble, Oval House, London

Live Review by Mick Brown, Guardian, The, 24 August 1979

HAVING ALREADY seen Babble banned from one London theatre as the result of a sensationalist and grossly misrepresentative newspaper story, Kevin Coyne found it necessary ...

Kevin Coyne: Bursting Bubbles (Virgin)

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 5 April 1980

WHATEVER ELSE it might be, Kevin Coyne's universe is not a comfortable one. ...

Kevin Coyne: Sugar Candy Taxi

Review by Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, 23 August 1999

BRITISH SINGER-SONGWRITER Kevin Coyne is a strange one. As influenced by the rough-and-tumble sounds of Mississippi blues as by his job as a counselor to ...

Kevin Coyne: Exile on Hauptstrasse

Profile and Interview by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, 19 January 2001

IN 1985, KEVIN COYNE walked out of his Clapham flat, saying goodbye to his wife and two children, on his way to a short tour ...

Kevin Coyne: Moody Blues

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, April 2001

KEVIN COYNE has been balancing on the border of sanity for more than 30 years now. Adolescent jobs as a psychiatric nurse, arts therapist and ...

Kevin Coyne

Retrospective and Interview by Gavin Martin, Uncut, November 2003

IN THE EARLY '70s, Derby-born bluesman Kevin Coyne's unflinching portraits of mental despair and emotional turmoil helped pave the way for punk. His songs were ...

Kevin Coyne: I Want My Crown - The Anthology 1973–1980

Review by Jim Irvin, MOJO, January 2010

Four–disc appreciation of British singer–songwriterhood's best kept secret. ...


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