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Eurythmics: Side By Side

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 19 November 1983

Location: Brighton. Subject of adoration: EURYTHMICS. Impressed correspondent: Adam Sweeting. ...

Senior Moments: The Best 30 Albums of 2012 by Artists 50 and Over

Special Feature by Steven R Rosen, Rock's Backpages, 10 December 2012

As voted by over 80 of RBP's leading lights, here are the year's 30 best long-players made by artists of a certain vintage – those ...

Blur: Blur Knocks The Pulp Out Of Oasis, Right?

Interview by Erik Himmelsbach, Pulse!, April 1997

CLEARLY, Damon Albarn has studied his rock 'n' roll history. "When you start wearing tight trousers, you're fucked," notes the metaphorically astute 28-year-old. ...

Pete Townshend: The Unimportance Of Being Townshend

Interview by Paul Morley, NME, 12 March 1983

BEFORE I begin my latest erratic arrangement I must state my position, of which I'm certain. I have never thought that if Peter Townshend cut ...

The Pogues, Shane MacGowan: Shane MacGowan: It's A Long Way From Tipperary

Retrospective by Ian Fortnam, Vox, January 1998

AS PUNK PASSION dissipated and died, choking on its own irrelevance, a generation of serial venters were suddenly deprived of its primal, therapeutic effect. The ...

Nirvana: The Boys Are Back In Town

Interview by Dave Thompson, Alternative Press, October 1993

Go ahead. Hate this band, it's the cool thing to do. The punk rockers hate them because they've "sold out"; the mainstream hates them because ...

Sheryl Crow

Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, October 1998

She hasn't taken heroin and she won't gossip about Eric Clapton, so what will she do? "People have needs," she tells Adrian Deevoy, darkly. ...

Morcheeba: Specs & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll: True Stories Of Morcheeba

Profile and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, The Quietus, 18 October 2013

Morcheeba may no longer be flavour of the month, or even the decade, but they've lived it large and survived to tell great tales. As ...

Beloved, The: The Beloved: Dearly Beloved

Report and Interview by Sheryl Garratt, The Face, July 1993

Hailed as a spokesman for the E generation, Jon Marsh is now following a path few would have predicted. With a much-underrated new album receiving ...

Stone Roses, The: The Rise and Fall of the Roses Empire

Retrospective by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 6 April 1996

They were the greatest band of a generation and seemed invincible. At the height of their powers, their downfall seemed an impossibility. But now that ...

Pulp Diction

Profile and Interview by Paul Lester, Melody Maker, 27 May 1995

Starring: JARVIS COCKER as THE JUNKSHOP ROMANTIC STEVE MACKEY as THE PLAYBOY RUSSELL SENIOR as THE ALIEN CANDIDA DOYLE as THE CARE BEAR KID NICK ...

Communards, The, Bronski Beat: Jimmy Somerville: The Age of Dissent

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 25 May 1985

In his first major interview since quitting pop stardom with Bronski Beat, Jimmy Somerville talks candidly to Paolo Hewitt about the political dilemmas success brings, ...

A Question of Indie Pendence

Report and Interview by Chas de Whalley, Vox, October 1992

Since their birth in the mid-'70s, independent labels have progressed from the bedroom to the boardroom. Now the majors are muscling in on the act ...

Pet Shop Boys: Animal Instinct

Interview by Luke Turner, The Stool Pigeon, May 2009

Pet Shops Boys done good these last three decades, and they're still playing cat-and-mouse with expectation. ...

Leonard Cohen: This Is What It's Like To Have Lunch With Leonard Cohen

Retrospective and Interview by Jon Wilde, Sabotage Times, 20 January 2014

ONE OF THE finest talents of modern music, Leonard Cohen has enjoyed something of a resurgence in later life. I got the opportunity to pick ...

Who, The: The Who: Generation Terrorists

Profile and Interview by Simon Garfield, The Observer, September 2006

It seemed like it was all over for the Who. But solo projects and trout fishing will only get you so far. ...

Boy George, Duran Duran, Bob Geldof, George Michael, Sting, U2, Midge Ure, Paul Young: A World Of Dreaded Fear: Band Aid's Unforgivable Crimes

Retrospective by Wyndham Wallace, The Quietus, 10 December 2013

Band Aid raised awareness of a disastrous famine, as well as huge sums of money to try ease it. But, one year ahead of its ...

Singing The Body Electric

Overview by Mark Sinker, The Wire, September 1995

The story of the first electronic instruments is as twisted and circuitous as their primitive, labyrinthine wiring. Mark Sinker goes in search of these often ...

Asian Dub Foundation: Faces and Windows: Asian Dub Foundation

Profile and Interview by David Stubbs, The Wire, January 2003

Community, collectivism, connection are keywords in Asian Dub Foundation's irresistible assaults on cultural apathy. From their Community Music roots they have established a broad popular ...

Best of the Noughties: RBP Writers' Top Twenties, 2000-2009

Special Feature by Various Writers, Rock's Backpages, December 2009

NOTE: Some of these lists are ordered but many writers opted simply to provide lists in either alphabetical or no particular order. Some couldn't think ...


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