“If Dylan’s making the chips then I’m drinking the champagne” – a bold statement from front-man Johnny Borrell, especially as Razorlight only formed in 2002. Despite a reputation for similar self-proclamations and ego-boosting, they’re actually not half bad – debut album ‘Up All Night’ reached number 3 in the UK album charts in 2004 and the group happened to play the biggest gig of all time, 2005’s Live 8.
WATCH RAZORLIGHT PERFORM AN EXCLUSIVE TRACK, ‘HOSTAGE OF LOVE’ (TAKEN FROM THE NEW ALBUM ‘SLIPWAY FIRES’ RELEASED OCTOBER 3 2008), IN THE MEDIA PLAYER SECTION BELOW…
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