Why do music and addiction go hand in hand? Part two: cigarettes

An NME x VICE documentary exploring why so many musicians smoke, and what can be done to fix this lethal problem.

Promotional feature with Change Incorporated.

An NME x VICE documentary exploring why so many musicians smoke, and what can be done to fix this lethal problem. The film features host Chris McClure (fag-chugging cover star of the Arctic Monkeys’ debut album), his brother Jon (lead singer of Sheffield band Reverend And The Makers), Dan Gillespie Sells (lead singer of The Feeling), Harry Shapiro (an author who’s written extensively about drugs, alcohol and smoking) and more. “Attitudes are changing,” says Jon McCLure in the film. “But it takes generations to get to where it needs to be.”

Advertisement paid for by Change Incorporated (VICE) for its Quit Cigarettes initiative. Philip Morris International funds this initiative but has no editorial input, so may not share the views expressed.

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