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Kooks, The

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The Kooks: Rocket, Leeds

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 1 February 2006

WHEN PEOPLE SUGGEST that Pete Doherty would have been so much better without the drugs, they should listen to the Kooks. The Brighton-based foursome have ...

The Kooks: University of London Union

Live Review by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 16 February 2006

"I DIDN'T GET ANY VALENTINE'S CARDS," pouted the Kooks singer Luke Pritchard on Tuesday night, surveying a crowd heavy on screaming young girls, two of ...

Kooks: "I am a hit machine ... I just roll 'em out!"

Interview by Sophie Heawood, The Guardian, 4 April 2008

Skinny jeans and catchy hooks have made the Kooks a "priority act" in the post-boyband world. Sophie Heawood follows them to Japan to find out ...

The Kooks: Brixton Academy, SW19

Live Review by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 5 May 2008

They took some getting there, but The Kooks eventually managed to show what they are capable of ...

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard: "When I look back on some of the songs I wrote, it makes me laugh"

Interview by Paul Lester, The Guardian, 22 August 2014

The new Kooks record features electric church music, a strong Ethiopian-jazz influence ... and no songs about the singer's penis. No wonder Luke Pritchard thinks ...

The Kooks: Listen

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 29 August 2014

YOU HAVE TO HAND IT to Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard: he may come across like Johnny Borrell's understudy at times, but he's never shied away ...

The Kooks: Let's Go Sunshine

Review by David Bennun, Metro, 28 August 2018

DISCLOSURE: I had forgotten the Kooks existed. When the Brighton indie quartet first surfaced some 12 years ago, I described them as an "amiably ordinary ...


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