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Jeff Buckley: Grace (Legacy Edition) (Columbia)

Review and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, October 2004

Remastered version of the original 1994 album with second CD of outtakes/rarities and DVD of Grace vids and footage of Buckley in Bearsville, New York. ...

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Jeff Buckley interviews Esquivel (1996)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages audio, 15 April 1996

Jeff Buckley asks the questions, and Esquivel gives us a glimpse of his happy half-century of music making.

File format: mp3; file size: 42.6meg, interview length: 44' 20" sound quality: **

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A Son's Star Trip: Jeff Buckley: Borderline, London

Live Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 2 April 1994

"I NEED A Guinness," murmurs Jeff Buckley, after completing one of his many audacious sorties on the collective heartstring this evening. "And I really mean ...

Jeff Buckley

Interview by Dave Simpson, Melody Maker, 9 April 1994

DESPITE WHAT WE read in the live pages, many gigs these days are sterile, perfunctory affairs. Bands arrive, playing the roles they're comfortable with and ...

Jeff Buckley: Live at Sin-é (Big Cat)

Review by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 9 April 1994

TALENTS sporting the imprint of famous genetic forbears inspire suspicion and derision in equal measure; look no further than Julian Lennon's career for elucidation. ...

Beck et al: Don't fake the folk

Overview by Cliff Jones, The Face, August 1994

A WASTED voice wails to a scratchy guitar, drifting in some desolate, unforgiven shopping mall limbo: "I was working at McDonald's, doing the late night ...

In At The Deep End

Interview by Martin Aston, MOJO, August 1994

AWARE HE COULD be unfairly accused of trading on the family name, Jeff Buckley, Tim Buckley's 27-year-old son, has spent the last three years honing ...

Jeff Buckley: Man with the child in his eyes

Report and Interview by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 26 August 1994

Jeff Buckley had to become an adult before his time. What he learnt helped to make him a special one ...

Jeff Buckley: Son Arise

Interview by Ted Kessler, New Musical Express, 27 August 1994

Born with a voice to die for and a runaway father who follows him everywhere, JEFF BUCKLEY's wish not to discuss the late, great old ...

Jeff Buckley: Grace

Review by Mick Houghton, MOJO, September 1994

OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS Jeff Buckley has become a contender. A minor critical furore greeted his first live mini-LP, while a handful of mesmeric ...

Reading Festival, Melody Maker Stage

Live Review by Dave Simpson, Melody Maker, 3 September 1994

SO HERE I am, it's 12.15pm, the f***ing cab driver's turfed me out onto the street. I've got miles to walk to the flamin' festival ...

Jeff Buckley: The Garage, London

Live Review by Andrew Smith, The Guardian, 5 September 1994

AS JEFF Buckley ambled lugubriously on to the stage, the faces of pretty much everyone in the capacity crowd betrayed the same thought — "How ...

Jeff Buckley: Grace (Columbia)

Review by Byron Coley, Spin, October 1994

ONE OF MY favourite sorts of music has no real generic handle by which it can be carried into the marketplace. Informed by jazz, rock, ...

Jeff Buckley, Bettie Serveert: Astoria 2, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 21 January 1995

WHEN JEFF Buckley's debut album, Grace, was released last year, it received ferocious acclaim and spawned a resurgence of interest in Jeff's folk singing father, ...

Jeff Buckley: Hero of the midnight hour

Interview by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 5 May 1995

Caitlin Moran tries to find out why Jeff Buckley has dreams about having his skin flayed by a mad sculptor ...

Jeff Buckley: Orgasm Addict

Interview by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, 27 May 1995

"There is no name yet for the places he or his voice can't go..." They said that about Sixties archangel Tim Buckley and they're saying ...

Pulp, PJ Harvey, the Cure et al: Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset

Live Review by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 30 June 1995

City of 100,000 dancing lights: Caitlin Moran on a Glastonbury weekend that will be remembered chiefly for the coming of Pulp ...

Jeff Buckley: Grace under Fire

Interview by Toby Creswell, Juice, February 1996

"THE RECORD IS FANTASTIC, you and I know that. The band is really great and, let's face it, all the women want to get into ...

Conference Call: Jeff Buckley interviews Esquivel

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, Summer 1996

Take a ride on the mood music elevator as MOJO’s favourite young lion Jeff Buckley enjoys a transcontinental chinwag with space-age septuagenarian Esquivel. ...

Jeff Buckley: "It's Never Over"

Obituary by Jim Irvin, MOJO, August 1997

JUST BEFORE 9PM ON THE EVENING of Thursday, May 29, Jeff Buckley and his friend Keith Foti realised they were lost. ...

Jeff Buckley: River's Edge

Retrospective by Fred Schruers, Rolling Stone, 7 August 1997

On May 29, just as he was to begin recording the follow-up to his acclaimed album, Grace, JEFF BUCKLEY decided to take a swim in ...

Jeff Buckley: Grace under fire

Retrospective by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 1 May 1998

Singer Jeff Buckley lived in the shadow of his father Tim's death. Dave Simpson remembers meeting the visionary of pain and loss, and hears the ...

Jeff Buckley: Sketches (For My Sweetheart The Drunk) (Epic)

Review by Stevie Chick, Melody Maker, 16 May 1998

YOUR INITIAL thoughts as you listen to this — the first posthumous release from mercurial troubadour Jeff Buckley (who drowned in the Mississippi last May) ...

Jeff Buckley: Sketches (For My Sweetheart The Drunk) (Columbia)

Review by Jim Irvin, MOJO, June 1998

FANS OF Grace might find this album tough going. For one thing, it's hard to divorce the circumstances of its existence from the music – ...

Jeff Buckley: Mystery White Boy (Columbia)

Review by Dave DiMartino, MOJO, June 2000

Posthumous collection of live tracks culled from the singer's '95-'96 Mystery White Boy tour. Released in tandem with 1995 concert video filmed in Chicago. ...

Our Glorious Spring: Jeff Buckley

Retrospective by Andria Lisle, Oxford American, Summer 2000

THERE IS A PICTURE, taken early in May 1997, at Ellen’s Soul Food Restaurant in Memphis. It’s a Sunday afternoon, and we’ve just arrived from ...

Jeff Buckley: Songs To No One: 1991-1992

Review by Pat Blashill, Rolling Stone, 8 October 2002

IN THE EARLY '90s, two restlessly inventive musicians, Jeff Buckley and Gary Lucas, both haunted by phantoms from the '60s, crossed a generation gap and ...

Keeper of the Flame: Jeff Buckley's Mum

Report and Interview by Mark Paytress, The Guardian, 30 October 2002

IT IS FIVE YEARS since Jeff Buckley took his final, mid-evening stroll into the Wolf River, a sleepy tourist spot on the outskirts of Memphis, ...

Jeff Buckley: They Don't Even Know Me Yet

Interview by Martin Aston, MOJO, January 2003

In 1992 Jeff Buckley gave his first ever press interview. A decade later, MOJO unearths this incredible, little-seen document. ...

Elliott Smith et al: It's All Too Beautiful

Report by Graeme Thomson, The Word, June 2007

Pale eulogies on fan sites are giving even obscure dead musicians a career in the afterlife. But does the net build an idealised version of ...

A Pure Drop: The Life Of Jeff Buckley

Book Excerpt by Jeff Apter, Omnibus Press, August 2008

An excerpt from A Pure Drop: The Life Of Jeff Buckley, by Jeff Apter, published by Omnibus Press, September 2008. (304pp, hardback, £19.95) ...

Jeff Buckley in the U.K.

Book Excerpt by Jim Irvin, 'From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye' (Post Hill), May 2018

Excerpted from Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye by Jeff's former manager Dave Lory and former MOJO man Jim Irvin (Post Hill Press). ...


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