Nadine Shah: My personal life was so awful I wanted to escape

With her 3rd album up for the Mercury reward, the outspoken Tynesider talks Brexit, the&  Bad Seeds and poisonous relationships T he seaside town of Whitburn, South Tyneside, is best called the birth place of different 1920s footballers and the location where Lewis Carroll composed plastered throughout the Sunderland Echo; she jokes that, earlier today, Read more about Nadine Shah: My personal life was so awful I wanted to escape[…]

Legend of the Fall: Mark E Smith kept swinging to the end

Despite his image Mark E Smith was no troll. We bid goodbye to a kind-hearted hellraiser I very first fulfilled 1976 The Fall kind Mark E Smith formed the band in Prestwich with Martin Bramah, Una Baines and Tony Friel. By the time of the band’s launching album Live at the Witch Trials, taped in Read more about Legend of the Fall: Mark E Smith kept swinging to the end[…]