Hefner

Hefner

Bloody hell, it's rammed! And when homecoming anti-heroes Hefner burst straight into 'Hello Kitten', the best wank anthem since 'Turning Japanese', it soon becomes apparent that Darren Hayman is going to be struggling to make himself heard over...

Read the full review

Good fruit

Good fruit

Hefner Good Fruit (Too Pure) Apart from mild gangster activity and the increasing encroachment of more and more kebab shops, not much changes up in London's fashionable indie ghetto Dalston. Hefner 's main man Darren Hayman...

Read the full review

Edinburgh The Venue

Edinburgh The Venue

The tunes? They shamble. The lyrics? They ramble. And the audience? They sigh like lustful librarians before lighting the first of a dozen pre-coital cigarettes. Hefner 's janglesome muse may be ostensibly tethered to the bedsit sink, but...

Read the full review

Boxing Hefner

Boxing Hefner

They may not change your life, these gentle souls of the jangle, but they enhance it just enough to smother life's tensions in a milky balm. Which is something of a trademark for lovelorn Peel -kings Hefner , and one which lends this compilation...

Read the full review

London WC1 Notre Dame Hall

London WC1 Notre Dame Hall

In the midst of this glorious apocalyptic summer, Hefner are found onstage at the Notre Dame Hall looking like they've just endured the longest, hottest and most irritating car journey. They stumble on with wobbly legs and what looks like...

Read the full review

Hefner  : Hymn for the cigarettes, The

Hefner : Hymn for the cigarettes, The

Or, possibly, not. Part-time indie saviours Hefner suffer from that most Wedding Present of conditions: they're a bit hit or miss. 'Hymn For The Alcohol' was a gambolling lurch, disarmingly cute in its sodden naivety. 'Hymn For The...

Read the full review

The Fidelity Wars

The Fidelity Wars

Girls, they permeate Hefner's songs like cheap perfume. Girls with cigarettes, lounging in unmade beds. Girls who drink whiskey. Girls who never, ever love the way that they are loved. Like Arab Strap , Hefner reside in the realm of the...

Read the full review

London Highbury Garage

London Highbury Garage

Charles Atlas would almost have been proud. Here's DARREN HAYMAN , weasel-faced singer with London new-new-romantics Hefner , and it seems he's had the sand kicked in his face on a regular basis almost since birth. However, while Atlas...

Read the full review

 
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM