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Vic Chesnutt

Vic Chesnutt

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Vic Chesnutt (1995)

Interview by Elaine Cusack, Rock's Backpages Audio, Spring 1995

Chesnutt talks about Athens, Georgia; alcohol; his Is The Actor Happy album; the poetry of Stevie Smith and the writing of Flannery O'Connor, and his upcoming film debut in Billy Bob Thornton's Sling Blade.

File format: mp3; file size: 55.5mb, interview length: 1h 00' 36" sound quality: ****

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Vic Chesnutt: And a Singer Grows

Interview by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 2 June 1990

"I AIN'T NO fashion plate," singer Vic Chesnutt conceded when asked about the price tag on the collar of his thrift-shop Western shirt. "I just ...

Michael Stipe: What Are Friends For

Interview by Mark Kemp, Option, September 1990

2 SODA FOUNTAIN glasses full of strawberry-banana smoothie, a plate of nachos covered with melted cheese, a gorgeous Manhattan spring afternoon: what more could a ...

Dan Penn, Allen Toussaint, Guy Clark, Joe South, Vic Chesnutt: Southern Songwriters' Circle, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 27 July 1994

A southern heaven ...

Vic Chesnutt

Profile and Interview by Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, April 1995

"I DRANK as much as anybody, but I'm not drinking now... except tonight." ...

Vic Chesnutt: Is Vic All There?

Profile and Interview by Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, 29 April 1995

"I DRANK as much as anybody, but I'm not drinking now... except tonight." ...

Vic Chesnutt: Famous By Association

Interview by Mark Kemp, Rolling Stone, 19 September 1996

Vic Chesnutt joins in his rock & roll heroes in the spotlight ...

Vic Chesnutt: About To Choke (Capitol)

Review by Ira Robbins, Rolling Stone, 12 December 1996

A RUSTY, banged-up sign with hand-painted words swings slowly over a porch in a light Georgia breeze, conveying its simple promise without need of neon. ...

Gravity's Rainbow: Vic Chesnutt

Profile by Will Hermes, The Village Voice, 24 November 1998

LIKE PLENTY of other folks in wheelchairs, Vic Chesnutt doesn't want your sympathy. In fact, he can challenge the compassion of even those closest to ...

Vic Chesnutt: The Salesman and Bernadette (Capricorn)

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, January 1999

THIS IS THE best record of the year at making time stop. Vic Chesnutt tells a story. Maybe the tale pulls into it specific figures, ...

Vic Chesnutt and Mr & Mrs Keneipp: Merriment

Review by Fred Mills, No Depression, September 2000

EVERYONE'S FAVOURITE Georgia-based Paralympian once deadpanned to a Spin interviewer that "Vic Chesnutt is an autodidactically pretentious writer of pseudo-symbolic, text-centred dirge-ballads…singing in a distinctive ...

Vic Chesnutt: Dark Side of The Tune

Interview by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 4 April 2003

IN 1983, VIC CHESNUTT, an obscure country misfit, was 18, drunk again, and crashing his car in America's southern state of Georgia. When he woke ...

Vic Chesnutt's back with three new albums in as many months…

Report and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, The Quietus, 18 October 2009

He calls himself "the biggest fuck up in the music business" but, according to Wyndham Wallace, Vic Chesnutt is turning into one of its greatest ...


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