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Garbage: Version 2.0

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, June 1998

THERE ARE surprisingly few bands like Garbage, bands operating in that shadowy, uncertain zone between the flesh of rock and the metal of techno. They're ...



Interview by Frank Broughton, i-D, 1995

WILD LUCK, cynical suspicion, deep fraternal love and dodgy Scottish accents: in the true life story of a musical group called Garbage all these things ...

Garbage: Clean Sweep

Report and Interview by Jason Cohen, Rolling Stone, 5 October 1995

Garbage's masterminds craft murky pop into an album that's impossible to refuse ...

Garbage: Singin' In The Rain

Interview by David Stubbs, Melody Maker, 7 October 1995

GARBAGE, the band formed by Nirvana producer Butch Vig, are like a black cloud looming over the fluorescent landscape of current pop and their current ...

The Last Word: Shirley Manson

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Kerrang!, December 1995


Garbage: The Road To Hell

Interview by David Bennun, Melody Maker, 1996

"FRIED." "Deep-fried." "Crispy." "Lo-fi." "Super lo-fi." ...

Garbage: Litter from America!

Interview by Steven Wells, Vox, April 1996

SAN FRANCISCO: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is being projected onto the fire curtain while the stage is being prepared for Garbage. The soundless ...

Garbage: Fillmore, San Francisco

Live Review by Clare Kleinedler, Addicted To Noise, May 1996

THE NAME GARBAGE, for a band, is so, um...cartoon-like. That name is like the ACME of all band you could completely see Angela of ...

The Young Pretenders

Report by Susan Corrigan, The Guardian, 17 July 1996

Susan Corrigan talks to the teenagers with stars in their eyes. ...

Garbage: Return of the Muck!

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 21 March 1998

Take some scary spiders, a few mad mutts, a sound akin to the Pet Shop Boys on downers and, er, eye of Shirley Manson, and ...

Garbage: Return of the Muck!

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 21 March 1998

Take some scary spiders, a few mad mutts, a sound akin to the Pet Shop Boys on downers and, er, eye of SHIRLEY MANSON, and ...

Garbage: Trash Aesthetics

Profile and Interview by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 1 May 1998

'Only Happy When It Rains', 'Queer', 'Subhuman'. And those are just the titles of Garbage's harrowing songs. Caroline Sullivan on a band with a troubled ...

Garbage: Version 2.0 (Mushroom)

Review by Robin Bresnark, Melody Maker, 9 May 1998


Garbage: Version 2.0

Review by Andy Gill, MOJO, June 1998

"I'LL TELL you something," offers Shirley Manson conspiratorially at the start of this second load of Garbage, "I am a wolf, but I like to ...

Garbage: What Do You Think Of It So Far?

Interview by David Quantick, Q, June 1998

Garbage! They've sold millions of albums, but they wonder if that's a good thing when Steve Marker's gone stir crazy, Shirley Manson is shackled and ...

Garbage: Go On, Manson

Report and Interview by Dave Simpson, Melody Maker, 11 July 1998

SHE MAY LOOK like an angel, but behind the exterior lies and acidic tongue, waiting to be unleashed. We meet Shirley from GARBAGE on the ...

Garbage: Cash For Questions With Shirley Manson

Interview by David Quantick, Q, June 2000

Chair throwing, coprophagy, sniffing Courtney Love... and that's just you lot – arf! Garbage's fiery songstress would much rather relax with Ravel and some GM ...

Heart Of Garbage: Inside The Manson Family

Report and Interview by Peter Murphy, Hot Press, 2001

MADISON, WISCONSIN, USA. June 7, 2001. Take a walk down East Washington Avenue, past the Pontiac workshops, car dealerships, gas stations and establishments with names ...

Garbage: Beautiful Garbage (Mushroom)*****

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, November 2001

THIRD AND arguably best album yet from Madison's finest. ...

Garbage: Scala, London

Live Review by Tim Cooper, The Independent, 31 March 2005

IN RECENT WEEKS it has become de rigueur for big names to launch their new album with small dates in London. Last night, after club-sized ...


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