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Half Man Half Biscuit

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Half Man Half Biscuit: Tough Cookies

Interview by John McCready, New Musical Express, 14 December 1985

"Next week will solve all your problems/But now, fish fingers all in a line/The Milk bottles stand empty/Stay glued to your TV Set." (‘Ex-Lion ...

Half Man Half Biscuit: TV And Biscuits

Interview by Penny Kiley, Melody Maker, 4 January 1986

'The Continuous Cremation Of Hattie Jacques' is a song by Birkenhead phenomenon HALF MAN HALF BISCUIT, championed by Peel and already local celebrities. Penny Kiley ...

Half Man Half Biscuit: System Club, Liverpool

Live Review by John McCready, New Musical Express, 29 March 1986


Half Man Half Biscuit: Lads, I Feel Another Title Coming On…

Interview by Stuart Maconie, Q, January 1994

EMERGING FROM the dark of the Mersey tunnel into the almost dark of autumn in Birkenhead, the first thing the visitor sees are the giant ...

Half Man Half Biscuit

Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, June 2008

The indie bards of daytime TV. They could've been contenders — if it weren't for Tranmere Rovers... ...

Half Man Half Biscuit: CSI: Ambleside

Review by John McCready, The Word, June 2008

Forget the TV-obsessed japery of their John Peel years. Half Man Half Biscuit are now the most perceptive satirists in British music. ...

Why Half Man Half Biscuit are wholly terrific

Profile by Ben Myers, The Guardian, 23 July 2009

WITTY AND DRY, sardonic yet never cynical, the lyrics of Half Man Half Biscuit are an undiscovered treasure trove. It's time this great Birkenhead band ...

Half Man Half Biscuit: 90 Bisodol (Crimond)

Review by Stuart Maconie, The Word, November 2011

ANTACID, PIERCED GLOOM and regional epithets — the enduring joy of a new album from Birkenhead's finest satirists. ...

Half Man Half Biscuit : No-one Cares About Your Creative Hub So Get Your Fuckin' Hedge Cut

Review by Mick Middles, The Quietus, 1 June 2018

CONTEMPORARY CULTURE has obligingly stepped right into the sardonic sights of Blackwell and Crossley. On this new album, they lock target and do not miss. ...


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