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Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Revolver, 2000

AIR'S ADORABLE Moon Safari proved if nothing else that the pop universe had become a less xenophobic place. Now comes the first album by Phoenix, ...

Phoenix: It’s hip hop to be square

Interview by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 23 June 2000

Phoenix are French and funky and like some very uncool records indeed, says Lisa Verrico ...

Phoenix: United

Review by Tom Cox, Uncut, July 2000

THEY'RE FRENCH, they're pals with Air – and they sound like Steely Dan. ...


Profile and Interview by Paul Lester, Uncut, August 2000


Phoenix: Mean Fiddler 2, London

Live Review by Etienne Petit, Rock's Backpages, 25 January 2001

WOULD LONDON BE rocking tonight to Phoenix if they weren’t French? I ask only as a fellow countryman of this very fine group. If Thomas ...

Phoenix: Alphabetical

Review by Dan Gennoe,, June 2004

WHEN FRENCH POP did the unthinkable and became cool, Phoenix found themselves on the ones to watch list. Disappointingly they never got off it. The ...

Phoenix: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (V2)

Review by James Medd, The Word, June 2009

The hot-air balloon, the electric iron and the current trend for shiny '70s and '80s-inspired synthpop: the French tend to get there first. ...

By the Time They Get to… Phoenix

Interview by Andrew Purcell, The Guardian, 23 October 2009

GROWING UP IN Versailles, an affluent suburb of Paris, the four boys who would eventually form Phoenix bonded over their love of American pop culture. ...

Phoenix: Bankrupt!

Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 18 April 2013


Phoenix: Alexandra Palace, London

Live Review by Rick Pearson, The Evening Standard, 2 October 2017

ALLY PALLY IS a ruthless venue that chews up and spits out all but the best of live bands. To succeed in this cavernous space, ...


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