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Paul Westerberg

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Paul Westerberg (1993)

Interview by Ira Robbins, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1 May 1993

The newly-solo Westerberg looks back at the end of the Replacements and All Shook Down; the 'Mats' status as critics' darlings and pioneers of alternative rock, talks about songwriting and his new album 14 Songs.

File format: mp3; file size: 72.3mb, interview length: 1h 19' 01" sound quality: ****

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Paul Westerberg: 14 Songs (Sire/Warner Bros.)

Review by Roy Trakin, Musician, June 1993


Paul Westerberg: The Agony Aunt Of Grunge

Interview by Andy Gill, Q, June 1993

MID-APRIL in Minneapolis. This weather is serious business. It's bitterly cold. Bob Mould, now of the mighty Sugar but then of the mighty Hüsker Dü, ...

Paul Westerberg: Borderline, London

Live Review by David Sinclair, The Times, 5 July 1993

Grunge godfather or master melodist? ...

Paul Westerberg: 14 Songs (Sire/Reprise) ***

Review by Holly George-Warren, Rolling Stone, 8 July 1993

"DO YOU remember me long ago/I used to wear my heart on my sleeve," Paul Westerberg sings on 'First Glimmer', the second of 14 Songs, ...

Paul Westerberg Comes In From The Ledge

Interview by Ira Robbins, Pulse!, August 1993

Independence Day, 1991. Lincoln Park, Chicago. One by one, the Replacements — what's left of 'em, anyway — hand their instruments off to their roadies, ...

Love Untold: St. Paul's Letters To The Philistines

Profile and Interview by Jeremy Gluck, Bucketfull of Brains, 1996

"Summary: The Replacements. Not only were The Replacements the best band to come out of the entire worthless decade of the ‘80s, but Paul Westerberg ...

Paul Westerberg: Too fast to live, too old to die

Interview by David Sinclair, The Times, 12 April 1996

David Sinclair talks to rehabilitated rock'n' roller Paul Westerberg about drugs, death, hellraising and the joys of a quiet evening in ...

Paul Westerberg

Interview by Susan Whitall, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 May 1996

AS FORMER LEAD singer and songwriter of the Replacements, Paul Westerberg labors under particularly burdensome expectations. His second solo album, Eventually, released last month on ...

Paul Westerberg: Former Angry Young Man Now a Bit Amused

Interview by Amy Linden, New York Daily News, 6 May 1996

Paul Westerberg wears the crown of pop punk king very reluctantly ...

Paul Westerberg's 1962 Gibson Melody Maker

Interview by Alan Paul, Guitar World, June 1996

PAUL WESTERBERG may be known for his bittersweet lyrics and forlorn melodies, but his sentimentality certainly doesn't extend to his guitars. ...

Paul Westerberg: El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 16 September 1996

Westerberg Adds New Depth to His Passion for Playing ...

How Paul Westerberg Got His Groove Back

Interview by RJ Smith, Spin, March 1999


The Living End: Can Bob Mould and Paul Westerberg handle middle age?

Review by Jason Cohen, Slate, 30 April 2002

OLD ROCKERS keep on getting younger. "Hope I die before I get old" remains the relevant credo, but it's no longer restricted to those who ...

Paul Westerberg: Folk Art

Interview by Bob Mehr, Harp, November 2004

Paul Westerberg on his infamous past, fatherhood and his most personal solo offering to date, Folker. ...

Paul Westerberg: Controlled Chaos

Live Review by Bill Holdship, LA CityBeat, 3 March 2005

At Paul Westerberg’s show, rock energy and stage entropy wrestle to a draw ...

According to Paul

Interview by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 11 March 2005

Rocker Paul Westerberg talks about fame and his bad reputation. ...

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