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Michele Kirsch

Michele Kirsch

Michele Kirsch wrote extensively for NME and City Limits.

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18 articles

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Sweet Honey in the Rock: Sweet Honey In The Rock: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 23 May 1987

VOX NECTAR ...

The Replacements: Taking Out The Trash

Report and Interview by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 13 June 1987

Yup, THE REPLACEMENTS, infamous Kiss fans cum tack rock merchants, have cleaned up and become, in their own words, a respectable "showband", with a brilliant ...

Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Holly Johnson: Frankie Went To Hollywood And All I Got Was This Stupid T-Shirt

Interview by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 20 February 1988

When two tribes go to war... As the Great Frankie Case ends, MICHELE KIRSCH talks to the victorious HOLLY JOHNSON ...

Penelope Spheeris: Last of the Mohawkans

Interview by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 7 May 1988

PENELOPE SPHEERIS is the West Coast punk auteur whose movies have traced the decline and fall of hard core culture. Dudes completes her trilogy of ...

Whitney Houston: NEC, Birmingham

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 7 May 1988

THE MOMENT OF TRUTH, SORTA ...

KRS-One: KRS-1: View From The Bridge

Interview by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 21 May 1988

KRS-1, tough turned thinker, raps for condoms and chillin' against crack and killin'. And yet he's seen toting a gun and posing a la Black ...

The Darling Buds, The Wonder Stuff: The Wonder Stuff, The Darling Buds: London University

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 9 July 1988

THE CHUNDER STUFF ...

Prince & The Revolution: Camden Palace, London

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 6 August 1988

TWICE IN my life I've shouted "It's better than sex", and twice I've been wrong. First time I was chasin' Pop Rocks exploding candy with ...

K.T. Oslin: This Woman (RCA LP/Cassette/CD)

Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 17 December 1988

FOR THE lack of money pretensions, K.T. Oslin and her band of devout followers is, collectively, a good thing. Slightly overrated, certainly overproduced, but never ...

The Judds: Dominion, London

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 18 February 1989

MAMA'S FROCK is straight out of the best little top shop whorehouse in Texas. Daughter goes for a more conservative tailored black suit. Mama could ...

Alyson Williams: Dominion Theatre, London

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 13 May 1989

SEX 'N' SALVATION UNDER THE LASH ...

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Tom Petty: Full Moon Fever (MCA LP/Cassette/CD)

Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 24 June 1989

HAVING LIVED next door to the Tom Petty Experience — a guy who strapped himself into his Strat to make up new solo parts for ...

Bobby Brown: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 1 July 1989

SEX AND HUGS AND RIGMAROLE ...

Sylvain Sylvain, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers: Jerry Nolan and Syl Sylvain: City Continental Divide, New York

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 9 September 1989

PRETTY UPMARKET for a rent party, or a money for drugs party, or a money for a new pair of trousers for building site bottom ...

Mary Margaret O'Hara: Mary Mary Quite Contrary

Interview by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 2 December 1989

Gawky Canuck MARY MARGARET O'HARA unfit for Irish TV shock! So should we be flinging her magical-pop-with-freaky-dancing at our kids? Most deffo, reckons MICHELE KIRSCH. ...

The Roches: Dominion Theatre, London

Live Review by Michele Kirsch, New Musical Express, 24 March 1990

YOU HAVE to understand, weird was not always marketable. Here we have three sisters from New Jersey who've been standing on a stage with acoustic ...

Kathy Mattea: Walking Away A Winner (Phonogram)

Review by Michele Kirsch, Vox, June 1994

THE TITLE speaks volumes for Mattea's earthy alto, which swells with cola-commercial can-do positivity, even on the sad songs. While this is a vocal quality ...

Shania Twain: Shania Twain (Phonogram 514 422-2) 8

Review by Michele Kirsch, Vox, June 1994

HEAR MY TWAIN A-COMIN' ...

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