Looking back, it’s clear The Long Blondes were never all about the music. The image, the affectations, the snappy dressing, the kitschy pop-cultural loves, the Bonnie And Clyde-referencing cover art,…

Over the past month The Long Blondes have been making a covert return to the live scene under the characteristically refined pseudonym of, um, The Dead Eyed Bitches. At the…

When you’re from Sheffield you can cherrypick your influences and still sound like Sheffield. That’s why The Long Blondes have suddenly morphed into The Human League in full-on ice-disco mode…

So, you’ve spun ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not…’ until your iPod’s reached meltdown and you’ve come to one conclusion: life up north is pretty grim. If…

They may be a bunch of librarians, but The Long Blondes still have the capacity to shock. Having assumed that their days are played out in black and white, soundtracked…