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Susan Corrigan

Susan Corrigan

Susan has written extensively for, among others, i-D, Request, The Face, NME, Guardian, Observer, Volume, the Times and Frank. Photo by Terry Jones.

15 articles

By Artist | By Date

List of articles in the library by artist

Acid Brass, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, The KLF, Manic Street Preachers, Georgina Starr: Pop Art

Report and Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, August 1997

Blur and Damien Hirst? Pet Shop Boys and Sam Taylor-Wood? No doubt about it, pop stars dabbling in art is a bad idea. But what ...

Ash: Going for Gold

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, April 1996

ASH MADE THEIR NAME PLAYING THE SPACEPOP GAME, ROCKETING UP THE CHARTS WITH 'GIRL FROM MARS'. NOW THESE BOYS JUST WANNA MAKE NOISE. MEET THE ...

Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Chia Pet, Tsunami: Who are the Riot Grrrls?

Report by Susan Corrigan, i-D, April 1993

Riot Grrrl is an American network of feminist punk bands, angry, personal fanzines and women's discussion groups dedicated to 'girl-positive' action. We visited Riot Grrrls ...

The Bluetones: Story of the Blues

Obituary by Susan Corrigan, i-D, March 1996

BRITPOP? NOT THIS YEAR, THANKS. THE NEXT BIG NOISE COMES FROM FOUR UNASSUMING HOUNSLOW LADS WITH NO BANDWAGON TO CATCH. THEY ARE THE BLUETONES AND ...

Blur: Have a Go if You're Hard Enough

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, December 1994

London lads on the pull or just taking the piss? Blur are this year's Brit pop sensations, defining a bold New Englishness out of smart ...

Bush, Madonna, Gwen Stefani: For the Love of Blighty

Report by Susan Corrigan, Guardian, The, 1 December 1997

Coming soon to a suburb near you: Madonna. Susan Corrigan reports on a transatlantic affair ...

Everything But The Girl: Everything But the Girl: The Rebirth of Cool

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, May 1996

Dismissed, despondent, near death... last year Everything But The Girl were missing in action. Then along came 'Missing'. Now they're back with a brilliant album ...

Green Day, Operation Ivy, Rancid: Green Day and Rancid: Maximum Rock'n'Roll!

Report by Susan Corrigan, i-D, January 1996

With their technicolour mohicans and tattoos, Green Day and Rancid are bringing teen spirit to a generation of Americans who weren't even born when the ...

PJ Harvey: Caught in the Act

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, September 1995

POLLY JEAN HARVEY IS AN ICONOCLAST WHOSE MUSIC INSPIRES ADULATION WHILE HER IMAGE INSPIRES SPECULATION. LESSER SINGERS HAVE CRUMBLED UNDER SUCH SCRUTINY. BUT IS PJ ...

Kula Shaker: Heaven's Promise

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, October 1996

A case of right band, wrong planet? ...

Kylie Minogue: Deep Dish

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, September 1997

Burn the negatives, bury the tapes, banish the rumours. After ten years in the spotlight, Miss Minogue seeks a fresh start ...

Sleeper: i-Q: Louise Wener

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, June 1996

Sleeper's leading lady has more to offer than big boots and a big mouth. Susan Corrigan examines the true colours of a lass with sass ...

Suede: He Stoops To Conquer

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, September 1996

You've heard the rumours. Now it's time to face the facts. After an absence of two years, Suede are rising from the ashes to return ...

Supergrass: Super Fly Guys

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, May 1997

TWO YEARS AFTER RIDING THEIR CHOPPERS TO NUMBER ONE, BRITPOP'S BOY WONDERS ARE BACK WITH A 'DIFFICULT' SECOND ALBUM ABOUT POWER, CORRUPTION AND POST-ADOLESCENT ANXIETY. ...

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Heroin Sells Even As It Kills

Report by Susan Corrigan, i-D, November 1995

JUNK CULTURE IS NOT MERELY FASHIONABLE ANYMORE, IT'S GONE MAINSTREAM Heroin kills two people every week in Glasgow. It's the most common street drug in Manchester. ...

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