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.
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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: Former Angry Young Man Now a Bit Amused
Interview by Amy Linden, New York Daily News, 6 May 1996
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Interview by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 11 March 2005
Rocker Paul Westerberg talks about fame and his bad reputation. ...
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: Controlled Chaos
Live Review by Bill Holdship, LA CityBeat, 3 March 2005
At Paul Westerbergs show, rock energy and stage entropy wrestle to a draw ...
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: 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: 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, ...
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 ...
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: 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
ON HIS CLEAR-EYED NEW ALBUM, THE ONETIME BASTARD OF THE YOUNG MAY HAVE FINALLY LAID TO REST THE BEERY MEMORY OF THE LATE, GREAT REPLACEMENTS. ...
Paul Westerberg: 14 Songs (Sire/Warner Bros.)
Review by Roy Trakin, Musician, June 1993
STRIPPED-DOWN 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 ...
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