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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 ...

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: 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 ...


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