Thursday, October 30 2014
In the last installment of "Listening Ahead" of 2014, read up on new albums by Marianne Faithfull and Andy Stott, as well as comprehensive boxsets of the third Velvet Underground album and the Bedhead catalog.
Wednesday, April 8 2009
"I consider myself an artist and suffering has nothing to do with it. Look, I know there are some terrible things happening in the world. That doesn‘t make the world a better place."
Tuesday, December 2 2014
Despite ill health almost curtailing this series of shows, Marianne Faithfull proved to be in funny, fierce, formidable and fascinating form at her Royal Festival Hall concert in London, the only UK stop on her 50th Anniversary World Tour.
Thursday, November 13 2014
Now in the 50th year of her career, Faithfull delivers a vibrant, haunted and haunting set of songs that look to the past and the future.
Thursday, May 19 2011
Faithfull’s 23rd album is one of her finest releases.
Thursday, July 30 2009
A refreshingly fun read as Faithfull veers from praising high art to prizing high heels, and occasionally, ponders just being high.
Sunday, January 30 2005
Marianne Faithfull, in collaboration with kindred spirits PJ Harvey and Nick Cave, has created a bleak masterpiece on par with Johnny Cash's final albums.