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Sleeper: Kipping Against The Pricks

Interview by John Harris, New Musical Express, 21 May 1994

Tired of being safe? Fed up with worrying about the ozone layer? Bored with modern life? Then you need SLEEPER. The last of the dirty, ...

Britpop: Modern Life Is... Brilliant!

Overview by John Harris, New Musical Express, 7 January 1995

It was the year grunge died, the year of jungle... arses. It was the year that BRITISH POP found its feet again, and what's more, ...

Sleeper: Wener Takes All

Interview by Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, 14 January 1995

1995 is set to be SLEEPER's year. The latest leading lights in the ongoing resurgence of Britpop brightened up last year with a string of ...

And so to Sleeper, perchance to dream

Interview by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 20 January 1995

When you have just seen your new single go in at No 16, and the world is your prairie oyster, it's nice to get together ...

Sleeper: PJ and Bunkum

Interview by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 4 February 1995

The meteoric rise of SLEEPER is matched only by the meteoric speed of singer LOUISE WENER's gob. Anti-feminism, anti-PC, anti-voting but pro shagging, drinking and ...

Sleeper: The Venue, Edinburgh

Live Review by Andrew Mueller, Melody Maker, 25 February 1995

IF NOTHING ELSE, it's one of the better conjuring tricks of the age. Sleeper, as a musical entity, are resolutely standard issue, yet are hailed ...

Tourbus Tales: Sleeper

Interview by Lisa Verrico, Vox, October 1995

Please give up this feature for people carrying children or heavy shopping... ...

Sleeper: Anson Rooms, Bristol University,Bristol

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 21 October 1995


Sleeper: Digbeth Institute, Birmingham

Live Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 21 October 1995

INDIE IS IN Birmingham. Indie goes down a rapturous storm. Indie makes everyone happy tonight. Indie is lovely. Indie is the fleetfooted reduced to leadboot ...

Sleeper: PC in our Time

Interview by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 11 May 1996

So what does it take to provoke SLEEPER'S LOUISE WENER into spouting those liberal-baiting, feminist-hating statements of old? What about old fave, political correctness? Oasis? ...

i-Q: Louise Wener

Interview by Susan Corrigan, i-D, June 1996

Sleeper's leading lady has more to offer than big boots and a big mouth. Susan Corrigan examines the true colours of a lass with sass ...

The Young Pretenders

Report by Susan Corrigan, The Guardian, 17 July 1996

Susan Corrigan talks to the teenagers with stars in their eyes. ...

Sleeper: Town & Country, Leeds

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 11 December 1996

LOUISE Wener is a curious phenomenon. Hers is the face that has launched a thousand front covers; her sharp tongue has spawned a million "quotable ...


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