St. Etienne : London ICA

St. Etienne : London ICA

The twin cine screens are the first clue, the businesslike run-through of old teasures like 'Nothing Can Stop Us' early in the set another. For tonight Saint Etienne are bravely premiering new album, 'Finisterre' and its attendant short films in...

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Heart Failed (In The Back Of A Taxi)

Heart Failed (In The Back Of A Taxi)

Saint Etienne Heart Failed (In The Back Of A Taxi) (Mantra) After belatedly wangling a proper hit with trance whore Paul Van Dyk, feckless hangers-on Saint Etienne corral more tasteful - if less chart-aware - help for 'Heart...

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Manchester University

Manchester University

Do Saint Etienne mean it (man)? Who cares. More pressing, surely, is how Saint Etienne have regularly underestimated pop, downgraded it to a few cheap plastic fittings and some airy ba-ba-bas, when everyone knows that the best pop (from...

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Sound Of Water

Sound Of Water

Saint Etienne have always been exactly the sum of their influences, and what's more, it's a fact that they've always been unnervingly eager to point out. From Burt Bacharach to Mouse On Mars , Scott Walker to Steve Reich , every...

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London Kentish Town Forum

London Kentish Town Forum

The Saint come marching in. They play 'Nothing Can Stop Us' and it's funky, it's got flutes, and it's a totally awesome pop song. There's nothing even remotely ironic about that. The evil 'I' word continues to haunt St. Etienne . Their...

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