The Week Rock’n’Roll Fought Back!
Kevin EG Perry takes Alex Turner’s rallying cry at last week’s Brit Awards to the streets…
Beck spent the last six years recovering from a spinal injury, making music for other people. Finally he returns with ‘Morning Phase’, a gorgeous California record that’s among his best, writes Ian Cohen
Neneh Cherry is back with her first solo album in 17 years, written following her mother’s death. “Even though I’ve been a mother since I was 18, it really made me understand what being a mother is,” she tells Mathew Horton
From The Vaults: Madonna, 1983
Twenty-five years since the release of ‘Like A Prayer’, we reprint Barney Hoskyns’ feature with a fresh-faced Madonna on her first visit to the UK, back in 1983.
What does the new Horrors album sound like?
First up, Faris needs to decide what he’s calling the songs
ALSO INSIDE THIS WEEK
- Steve Lamacq
- Perfect Pussy
- Brody Dalle
- Bombay Bicycle Club
- Real Estate
- Willis Earl Beal
- Linda Perhacs
- Blood Red Shoes
- The Men
- Parquet Courts
- Speedy Ortiz