Music Interviews

The Story Of Green Day’s ‘Basket Case’

To celebrate 1994 week at NME, here's the latest in the Classic Song franchise on Green Day's career zenith 'Basket Case'.

Song Story – Bombay Bicycle Club, ‘Luna’

NME sit down with Jack and Suren from Bombay Bicycle Club to hear the story behind single 'Luna', how it was inspired by India,...

Song Story – Poliça, ‘Lay Your Cards Out’

Channy Leaneagh from Poliça tells the story 'Lay Your Cards Out', how she used auto-tune, and how the song helped her through a tumultuous...

My First Gig – Kasabian At The Shed, Leicester in 1998

In the first part of a new franchise, Kasabian delve back to 1998 and their very first gig at The Shed in Leicester, how...

Walk On Stage With Primal Scream

Go behind the scenes with Primal Scream before their headline gig in Brixton as Bobby GIllespie explores the possessing nature of live performance, shot...

Song Stories – Jimmy Eat World On ‘The Middle’

Jimmy Eat World tell the story behind their 2001 smash hit 'The Middle' from fourth album 'Bleed American' and how it was inspired by...

Mac Demarco – Song Story – ‘Freaking Out The Neighbourhood’

The Canadian star talks through one of the standout tracks from his album '2'

Live Song Story – Primal Scream, ‘It’s Alright, It’s OK’

Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream tells the story of the "raw, dirty groove" of 2013 hit 'It's Alright, It's OK' in a special live...

Song Story – Jimmy Eat World, ‘I Will Steal You Back’

Jimmy Eat World pop into the NME office to tell us the story of writing 'I Will Steal You Back'.

Song Stories – White Lies, ‘Death’

White Lies tells the story behind their second single 'Death' (2008), why they'll never not play it live, and how the lyrics were written...
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