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Jackie Leven

Jackie Leven

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Jackie Leven, Andy White and Michael Weston King: Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London

Live Review by Gavin Martin, The Independent, 26 September 2000

THE THREE performers sit together on stage, taking the lead in strict rotation; it isn't long before their individual strengths and weaknesses become apparent. ...

Jackie Leven: Live at Borders Bookshop, London

Live Review by Gavin Martin, Uncut, December 2001

THE BIG denim-clad man sat in front of a generous generation-spanning audience looks at home surrounded by shelves full of books. This is to be ...

Jackie Leven: Outside In

Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, January 2009

In a frank conversation, Jackie Leven recalls his difficult early years, his experience with heroin, and how he can come up with four albums a ...

Jackie Leven, 1950–2011: "I'm too connected to the pain of other people. It really breaks me up."

Retrospective and Interview by Graeme Thomson, Uncut, February 2012

In his life as in his music, the Scottish singer-songwriter who died last November found inspiration in the raw extremes of human behaviour, which he ...

"Strong on the outside, brittle on the inside": the life, death and genius of Jackie Leven

Retrospective by Graeme Thomson, Daily Telegraph, 15 September 2021

The troubled, genre-defying Scot told stories that no one else dared to. Who cares if they weren't all true? ...

see also Doll By Doll


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