The general election’s almost upon us again. As the nation prepares to head to the polls, what about the musicians that have stood for office over the years? Here’s eleven of music’s best (and worst) attempts at running for office, by artists who quickly realised the transition from Wembley to Westminster isn’t an easy one. By Alex Flood.
Like your record-shopping with a side of coffee and cake? Or ale and charcuterie? These places hear your cry. Records spinning in the background, coffee brewing, lovingly prepared snacks on offer, vinyl stacks to browse through… It’s such an appealing concept we half-wonder why it didn’t take off sooner. Either […]
Nick Hornby’s 1996 High Fidelity and its subsequent movie adaptation four years later, directed by Stephen Frears and starring John Cusack, became the bible and quotable text book for teens and young adults of the time. But it also glamourised and put on a pedestal the myth of the record […]