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Antony & the Johnsons

Antony & the Johnsons

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Antony & The Johnsons: Islington Academy, London

Live Review by Paul Gorman, MOJO, January 2005

The extraordinary NYC androgyne - whose in-concert performances make Lou Reed cry - receives a stiffer-lipped but no less rapturous London reception. ...

Latitude: Henham Park, Suffolk

Live Review by Robert Sandall, The Sunday Times, 17 July 2006

FESTIVALS HAVE a way of sorting out the truly great from the merely watchable, and so it proved at the weekend's Latitude event. ...

How to buy: Rough Trade Records

Guide by Kieron Tyler, MOJO, December 2006

The revolutionary, still-smokin' independent. ...

Antony and the Johnsons

Interview by Stephen Dalton, The Times, October 2008

ONSTAGE AT Harlem's fabled Apollo Theatre, Antony Hegarty cuts an imposing figure. Swept along by a 20-piece orchestra, New York City's reigning demi-monde diva sobs ...

Antony and the Johnsons: Southern Theatre, Columbus, Ohio

Live Review by Steven R Rosen, Blurt, 4 February 2009

TRANSCENDENCE IS a goal in so much music - so much art - that it feels too easy, too common. Maybe that's because contemporary "transcendent ...

Antony and the Johnsons: Civic Hall, Wolverhampton

Live Review by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 2 April 2009

WHEN ANTONY and the Johnsons' I Am a Bird Now won this year's Mercury Prize, he brought a world of outsiders into the light. His ...

"Women have suffered for so long" says Antony Hegarty. "And we need to support each other"

Interview by Kate Mossman, The Word, August 2012

ANTONY HEGARTY is a very persuasive man. He rarely smiles, he doesn't crack jokes, but there's something about that whisper, which at first sounds cool ...


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