Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Modern English

Modern English

3 articles


Theatre Of Hate, Modern English, The Birthday Party: London University

Live Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 16 May 1981

LATE AGAIN, so I missed most of the Birthday Party — who I was looking forward to the most, as it happens. Theirs is the ...

Altered Images, Modern English, The Event Group: Heaven, London

Live Review by Leyla Sanai, New Musical Express, 12 September 1981

ALTERED IMAGES at Heaven draws a crowd large enough to stretch a queue almost to Charing Cross station. Semi-dead pop stars gathering dust around the ...

4AD Records: Labelled with Love

Retrospective and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, Classic Pop, November 2013

A new book, Martin Aston's Facing The Other Way, tells the story of a label that scored just a single number one hit during the ...


back to LIBRARY