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Aimee Mann

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Aimee Mann (1994)

Interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages Audio, 18 April 1994

Ms. Mann talks about her first band Til Tuesday; record company indifference; songwriting collaborations past and future (but not Ray Davies!); and working with Jon Brion on Whatever.

File format: mp3; file size: 18mb, interview length: 19' 41" sound quality: ****

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Aimee Mann: Sweet Revenge

Interview by Mac Randall, Musician, April 1993

"WE'VE HAD a joke going recently," Aimee Mann says, "that the new album has three themes: despair, defeat and revenge." ...

Aimee Mann: Mann Overboard!

Report and Interview by Mat Snow, Q, August 1993

THE ONLY 1980s musician with a teased hairdo who was actually forgiven for it, Aimee Mann started the 1990s staring up from the dumper. ...

Aimee Mann: Of Mousse And Man

Interview by Nick Coleman, Time Out, 25 September 1993

American singer-songwriter Aimee Mann, is "better than just about everyone", but she's only now clawing her way to success. Nick Coleman takes her to dinner ...

AUDIO: Aimee Mann (1994)

Audio transcript of interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages Audio, 18 April 1994

This is a transcript of Ian's audio interview with Aimee. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

Aimee Mann: the Roxy, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 24 February 1996

Mann's Stylized Concert Leaves No Room for Intimacy ...

Aimee Mann and Michael Penn

Interview by Erik Himmelsbach, Rolling Stone, 31 March 2000

In which two of L.A.’s best songwriters get dumped by their labels, get married and live happily ever after. ...

Aimee Mann: Catcher In The Wry

Interview by RJ Smith, Spin, May 2000

She scored with the heartbreaking Magnolia soundtrack, but Aimee Mann isn't gloating just yet ...

Drowning in Genius: Surveying this season's mountain of greatest-hits albums

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, December 2000

SO, WHAT'LL IT BE: Tears for Fears? .38 Special? Whitesnake? It's become impossible to keep abreast of all the best-ofs, as labels keep foisting greatest-hits ...

Key Largo: A Catchup Chat with Aimee Mann

Interview by Alvaro Costa, Rock's Backpages, September 2001

AC: So you haven't become a "Lady of The Canyon" after all... ...

Aimee Mann: The Forgotten Arm

Review by Terry Staunton, Record Collector, June 2005

FILM DIRECTOR Paul Thomas Anderson used Aimee Mann's music as the starting point and inspiration for his Oscar-nominated Magnolia, about the intertwining, desperate lives of ...

Aimee Mann: Avalon Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

Live Review by Steven R Rosen, Harp, 9 December 2006

LIKE HER voice itself, Aimee Mann's Christmas concert – her first of what promises to be an annual event – in L.A. was winningly straightforward ...

Aimee Mann: Boxing Clever

Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, November 2007

AIMEE MANN reckons she could take Bob Dylan in a boxing bout. It would be a close run thing but age and height advantage would, ...

Aimee Mann: Cover Me – Aimee, Gail and the illustrators

Special Feature by Martin Colyer, Varoom!, Winter 2009

Video promos and downloads have diminished the value of sleeve art in the eyes of music companies, and illustration doesn't fit their brand-building approach to ...

The Discreet Charm of Aimee Mann: An Interview

Interview by Martin Colyer, Rock's Backpages, September 2012

A freewheeling chat, taking in Mann's new Charmer, her talented collaborators, reality TV, turning up the treble, Laura Linney's focus, Jack Kerouac's drying-out and women's ...

Aimee Mann: Charmer

Review by Steve LaBate, Paste, 19 September 2012

THIS ALBUM is full of horrible, heartbreaking things. Things that happen not just to bad people but good people, too. Of course, by the time ...

Aimee Mann: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 29 January 2013

"WOW, THERE ARE people in here all of the way to the back!" marvels Aimee Mann two songs in, shielding her eyes to gaze deep ...

see also 'Til Tuesday


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