For a festival once described as – with sun and sand instead of mud and rain – it’s somewhat ironic that, even at a fairly sweltering 30°C, it’s hotter in London this year.
Adam and the Ant’s huge hits in the early 1980s – at one point he had eight records in the charts simultaneously – are indelibly burnt into anyone who remembers them. Children remember the flamboyant costumes, over the top videos, catchy choruses. Those old enough remember the hard-edged post-punk sound finessed with a touch of
Foals play a triumphant gig at London’s cavernous Royal Albert Hall touring their highly-acclaimed third album Holy Fire. Pictures originally published in issue 85 of Clash magazine, April 2013
After six years and two albums The Slits split in 1982. Albertine trained in film, made a career for herself as a director, got married, and had a daughter. You know, life stuff. And then life stuff happened, and Viv is writing songs again.