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Supertramp On a Bum Trip

Interview by Steven Rosen, Sounds, 15 May 1976

SUPERTRAMP HORNMAN and funnyman John Helliwell gazed longingly out the A&M Records publicity office window at the burgundy Dino Ferrari. ...


Supertramp: Tramp hits the road

Interview by Andrew Means, Melody Maker, 5 September 1970

LIKE A thousand other relatively unknown groups, Supertramp are trying hard to make a name for themselves. But unlike most groups in a similar position, ...

Supertramp: Crime Of The Century (A&M)

Review by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 26 October 1974

OWN UP – you'd written Supertramp off, hadn't you? ...

Supertramp: To Concept Or Not To Concept?

Report and Interview by Jon Tiven, Circus Raves, September 1975

THE DEBATE RAGES on amidst rock scholars – is the latest album by Supertramp a concept album, or is it not? The critics vote "Yes", ...

Supertramp: 'Tramp On The March

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 11 October 1975

FOR ALL THAT has been heard of Supertramp during the past six months, you could be forgiven for doubting their very existence. ...

Supertramp: Crisis? What Crisis? (A&M)

Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 22 November 1975

SUPERTRAMP AREN'T the type of recording band who demand immediate attention; they're very much an acquired taste. ...

Supertramp: Winter Gardens, Bournemouth

Live Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 29 November 1975

Are you ready for the breathtaking visual dynamism of Supertramp? ...

Supertramp: The year of the 'Tramp

Interview by Pete Makowski, Sounds, 27 December 1975

Pete Makowski traces the success of Supertramp ...

Supertramp: Even In The Quietest Moments (A&M)

Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 30 April 1977


Supertramp: The taking of America by strategy

Interview by Richard Cromelin, Rolling Stone, 30 June 1977

DENVER — IN 1975 — quite unexpectedly — Supertramp's Crime of the Century saturated the American airwaves. And, touring on the album's heels, the group ...


Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 20 August 1977

Whaaat? we hear you gasp. Supertramp? Guess you thought the punks had it all sewn up, huh? Well, you ain't heard nothin' yet. The war ...

Supertramp on the Verge

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 23 July 1978

July 2002 intro: Supertramp play at Hyde Park this month, a sure sign they have lost none of the fans who made them huge with ...

Supertramp: The Philosopher and the Realist

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 23 June 1979

In Supertramp's first interview for two years, songwriters Roger Hodgson and Rick Davies tell HARRY DOHERTY how their immense success in America has widened the ...

Supertramp: Famous Last Words

Review by Roy Trakin, Musician, January 1983

THESE ART-ROCKERS ward off chaos with an armor of meticulously conceived pop songs that cloaks its creators' identifies even as it showcases their talents. ...

Singles Reviewed by MARK COOPER

Review by Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, 22 January 1983

THE GAP BAND 'Outstanding' (Polygram) Yet another soul concerto from The Gap Band with a monstrously hard-hitting handclap from the engine room and a vocal ...

Supertramp: ...Famous Last Words... (A&M)

Review by Richard Riegel, Creem, April 1983

MANY' FINE nouns come to me whenever I think of Supertramp, and most of the printable ones can be found in the section of my ...

The Producers: Ken Scott

Interview by Chas de Whalley, International Musician & Recording World, January 1986

Ken Scott muses on his journey from Bowie to Kajagoogoo. Chas de Whalley listens attentively ...

Supertramp: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Kerrang!, 7 May 1988

THE SIGHT of serried rows of well-heeled fans rocking silently back and forth in their seats was one of the more eerie spectacles during two ...

Vinyl Icon: Supertramp's Breakfast In America

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, Hi-Fi News & Record Review, June 2010

WHEN SUPERTRAMP released their sixth album, Breakfast In America, on March 29, 1979, the two core members of the band, Roger Hodgson and Rick Davies, ...

Cruise control: How Yacht Rock sailed back into fashion

Overview by Jennifer Otter Bickerdike, The Guardian, 20 April 2016

Smooth, well-produced, meticulously written: Soft Rock had a bad reputation in the DIY '80s and '90s. But today it has renewed relevance. An aficionado explains. ...


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