Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Search Results

By Date | By Relevance

191 articles found. Page 2 of 10. | Advanced Search

The Style Council: The Cost Of Loving (Polydor)

Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 7 February 1987

A REMARKABLE fellow, this Paul Weller. It's a strange journey he's made over the last decade, but stranger still is that he's managed to take ...

The Jam Is Packed Off To America

Profile and Interview by Simon Frith, Creem, April 1980

THEY STARTED talking about clothes even before I left. They were discussing shirt makers. "Jermyn Street," was the consensus. "They will make silk up for ...

Aerosmith: Unexpected Encounters With Rock Stars

Retrospective by Chris Charlesworth, Rock's Backpages, April 2009

THIS doesn't happen often, though I've actually bumped into Paul Weller once or twice unexpectedly (in Holland Park and also in the Surrey village of ...

Jam, The, Smiths, The: The Smiths and The Jam: The Great English Rock Group

Comment by Iman Lababedi, Creem, March 1988

THE SMITHS broke up recently. No need for tears. The Smiths were a fine band, sure, but I doubt they made your life — and ...

Jam, The: The Jam: Sound Affects (Polydor PD-1-6315)

Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 26 April 1981

SPARE SOUND FROM THE JAM ...

The Jam: All Mod Cons

Review by Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, February 1979

IT HAS TAKEN the Jam merely three albums to go from a young band with a lot of energy and a love for mod-era rock'n'roll ...

Billy Bragg, Junior Giscombe, Spandau Ballet, Style Council, The: Red Wedge

Report and Interview by William Shaw, Smash Hits, 12 February 1986

"It's no good just complaining in your beer about things — you've got to come out and say it..." So says Spandau Ballet's Gary Kemp. ...

Style Council, The: The Style Council: Our Favourite Shop (Polydor)

Review by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 25 May 1985

Shopping spree ...

Jam, The: The Jam: Setting Sons (Polydor PD-1-6249)

Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 24 February 1980

JAM GETS ITS OWN FLAVOR ...

Jam, The: The Jam: The Roxy, London

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 2 April 1977

OBVIOUS BAND for the slag-off merchants this. ...

Jonathan King: "I Think About 90% of the Public Really Hate Me — and I Don't Like Them"

Interview by Neil Tennant, Smash Hits, 14 April 1983

There you have it — the Jonathan King philosophy. So far it's got him loads of hit records, a slot on Top Of The Pops ...

The Small Faces: Ogden's Nut Gone Flake; The Small Faces & The Autumn Stone

Review by Terry Staunton, Uncut, June 1997

CHECK OUT how many column inches The Small Faces warrant in rock encyclopaedias, compared to the space given to the likes of The Kinks or ...

Billy Bragg, Style Council, The, Questions, The: The Style Council, the Questions, Billy Bragg: Dominion Theatre, London

Live Review by Neil Tennant, Smash Hits, 29 March 1984

OUTSIDE, COPIES of Socialist Youth are on sale and touts are trying to buy tickets because they can resell them for twenty quid to those ...

James: Gold Mother (Fontana)

Review by Jon Wilde, Melody Maker, 9 June 1990

FOOL'S GOLD ...

Robert Wyatt: Deep Shleep: Robert Wyatt Gets Personal

Interview by Mac Randall, Boston Phoenix, 20 January 1998

"THE BIG PROBLEM I have with rock and roll is the rock end of it," says Robert Wyatt. "But I love the rolling. I'm into ...

Jam, The: The Jam: In The City (Polydor 2383 447)

Review by Kris Needs, ZigZag, June 1977

THE JAM have come a long way since I first saw them supporting the Sex Pistols at Dunstable last October. Then they had an ill-fitting ...

Oasis: Feeling Supersonic, Going Stratospheric

Report by Lisa Verrico, The Observer, 14 January 1996

TO SIGNAL The White Room's return for a new series, a special New Year's eve edition was recorded three days before Christmas. Despite featuring David ...

The Gap Band, Yarbrough & Peoples: The Gap Band/Yarbrough and Peoples: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, 17 February 1983

Intrepid fans shuffle past a regiment of niggly security men and into the Hammersmith Odeon. On stage a whole troupe of compères bounce on and ...

The Beatles: Ian MacDonald: Revolution In the Head - The Beatles' Records And The Sixties (1994, revised 1995, Pimlico)

Review and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, April 2001

IAN MACDONALD, now 52, was enraptured by The Beatles as a teenager, then generally disappointed by pop music from 1980 onwards. His attempt "to bring ...

The Style Council: The Singular Adventures Of The Style Council: Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Polydor)

Review by David Quantick, NME, 11 March 1989

THE COVER OF The Style Council's most blatantly angry single, 'Walls Come Tumbling Down', bears not a picture of rioting or the Prime Minister on ...


Advanced Search

back to LIBRARY

COPYRIGHT NOTICE