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Interview by Dave Thompson, Alternative Press, 1997

THEY'RE THE HOTTEST new British band in 15 minutes, and pretty much the best in almost an hour, but as Mansun set about their first ...

Mansun: Rocket From The Cryptic

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 8 February 1997

It's a mighty strange world that MANSUN inhabit — stripping vicars, bend-your-brains surrealism, anti-religious ranting and, of course, songs about chickens. STEVEN WELLS takes the ...

Mansun: Brighton Beach, Leeds

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 12 March 1997

ONCE UPON a time, modernists (ha!) fought running battles with rockers along the seafront at Brighton; now their descendants congregate at Brighton Beach in, um, ...

Mansun: Nailed!

Interview by Martin Aston, Q, April 1997

They varnish their nails, yet they eat at McDonald's. The singer has a Ziggy-like alter ego, while the bassist likes to pretend he's called Stove. ...

Attack Of The Grey Matter: Mansun: Kilburn National, London

Live Review by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 3 May 1997

FOUR SILHOUETTES stand perfectly still, statuesque, shrouded in red and blue light and strange, unearthly clouds of smoke. ...

Mansun: Attack of the Japanese Lantern!

Interview by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 10 May 1997

OK, so top pop fashion monkeys MANSUN may not have exactly been bombarded by lanterns while touring Japan and environs, but they were: Besieged by ...

Mansun: Kilburn National, London

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, July 1997

THE FOUR million music journalists present at Mansun's big "triumphant" London show, tongues loosened by EMI's beer, tell me repeatedly that it's not OK for ...


Interview by Paul Lester, Uncut, October 1998

PAUL DRAPER has been inspired by some of the climactic moments of post-War culture – David Bowie's "Berlin" trilogy, mid-Eighties Prince, Talking Heads' art beat, ...

Mansun: Little Kix

Review by Stephen Dalton, Uncut, September 2000

THREE IS the magic number for Britrock alchemists ...


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