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Interview by John Robb, Louder Than War, 2004

IN 1994 I INTERVIEWED a very new band called Kasabian. Their ambition has since been proven and they have made some of the best modern ...

Kasabian: Field Of Dreams

Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 10 June 2004

The true spirit of Glastonbury is alive and well — but you'll find it at a farm in Leicester not Somerset. Dave Simpson meets Kasabian ...


Report and Interview by Sheryl Garratt, Daily Telegraph, March 2005

THERE ARE many ways to reach a rock band's heart. Sex and drugs are the most tried and tested, but I've never found either very ...

Kasabian: Dreams of Brit-rock Empire

Profile and Interview by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 2 June 2005

The four mates of Kasabian would like a shot at the crown before the sun sets on the new UK scene. ...

Kasabian: Empire (Columbia) ***

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 25 August 2006

LIKE THEIR similarly immodest contemporaries Razorlight, Kasabian talk a good fight — or enough of a good fight, anyway, to make you overlook the shortfall ...

Kasabian: Empire (Sony/BMG) ****

Review and Interview by Paul Moody, Uncut, September 2006

Leicester's dance-rock ruffians continue their plan for global takeover with second album ...

Kasabian: Sweet & Tender Hooligans

Interview by Paul Moody, Uncut, October 2006

With a swaggering new album, and a killer live reputation, megaphone-mouthed Kasabian are a band so in demand that even Pete Townshend is prepared to ...

Kasabian: "We're for all the people stuck in crap jobs"

Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 1 December 2006

Kasabian have crossed swords with Keane, the Stones and even Showaddywaddy. But really they're just a bunch of ordinary lads who want to be loved. ...

Kasabian: West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (Columbia) ****

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 5 June 2009

AFTER THE PATCHY RESPONSE duly bestowed upon the patchy Empire, Kasabian have wisely made a few changes for this much-improved follow-up. ...

Kasabian: Circus Envy

Interview by Scott McLennan, Rip It Up (Australia), July 2010

KASABIAN FRONTMAN Tom Meighan laughs when talking about how his band's fame took another delirious turn a few months ago. Winning last year's Brit Award ...

Kasabian: Velociraptor!

Review by Ian Gittins, Virgin Media Music, 19 September 2011

KASABIAN HAVE loudly proclaimed their fourth studio album to be a classic. This is no surprise: they always do. ...

Kasabian: Velociraptor! (Columbia) ****

Review by Gavin Martin, Uncut, October 2011

Leicester's psych-lad rockers shine on ambitious fourth ...

Kasabian: Shepherd's Bush Empire

Live Review by Adam Sweeting, Daily Telegraph, 19 June 2014

EVEN THOUGH the Empire can only squeeze in a couple of thousand punters, it was impossible not to imagine Kasabian's thundering anthems rolling out across ...

Kasabian: For Crying Out Loud

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 3 May 2017

ALTHOUGH A GUARANTEED chart-topping act for over a decade now, Kasabian's album sales have been dwindling gradually for the past few years, from assured multi-platinum ...


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