I’m sure The Chiffons believed in the beauty of what they were singing as much as George did.
Wow. Talk about coincidences. One would think there was only one way to write about the Nevermind reissue!
the editor of the NME reacts to the news PJ Harvey has become the first artist to win the Mercury Prize twice
And then we all wake up and wonder where the art of genuine protest has gone.
We’re the Millwall of the Australian music media; no one likes us and we don’t care.
Either the NME covers political bands, in which case their editor’s statement is nonsense. Or it doesn’t. In which case, their editor’s statement is meaningless.
Note the difference between the tone (and reaction) to these two stories.
Putting pop acts on will kill Glastonbury? This argument is getting old now.
I want a little glamour around my presence: glamour is the last thing I possess right now. I don’t know if I’ll ever recapture that mood again.
Chapter Four is all about the emergence of sound, style and make do and mend philosophy.