Reading And Leeds Preview – Inside The New NME (26/08/09)

The new issue of NME, on sale across the UK from Wednesday 26 August, is a Reading and Leeds Festival preview, featuring headliners Arctic Monkeys on their new album ‘Humbug’ and how recording in the desert with Josh Homme changed them.

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Placebo‘s Brian Molko tells us about wearing dresses and hanging out with David Bowie.

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Ian Brown admits he’d have to be in the gutter before he’d consider reforming The Stone Roses.

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We deliver the highlights from V Festival – including the inside track on Oasis’ no-show.

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Plus: the top 10 underground bands you must see at Reading and Leeds this weekend.

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Gossip‘s Beth Ditto confesses she doesn’t consider herself a lyricist or songwriter.

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Karen O and Weezer head up this week’s top 10 tracks.

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