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The Cardiacs: The Marquee, London

Live Review by Push, Melody Maker, 7 February 1987

TIM SMITH dribbles over his guitar and gesticulates with one or two fingers.  ...

Cardiacs: Bunker Club, Rotterdam

Live Review by Push, Melody Maker, 14 November 1987

THE MANIAC, the idiot, the fop, the sultry and the forlorn, the one who defies description: six characters in search of a play. What do ...

The Cardiacs: Town and Country Club, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 10 December 1988

THIS THING IS out of control. A twiddly organ introduction induces mass hysteria amongst the huge Cardiacs cult following, a bizarre range of pigtailed princesses ...

Cardiacs tribute album to raise money for paralysed singer Tim Smith

Report and Interview by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 3 February 2011

Cardiacs singer Tim Smith suffered a heart attack and a paralysing stroke two years ago, and musicians are now flocking to cover his strange, unique ...


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