Interviews: Ricky Wilson (the Kaiser Chiefs)
I was recently afforded the opportunity to interview Ricky Wilson, lead singer/jumping bean/fashion icon for Leeds’ very own Kaiser Chiefs. Their latest album, Yours Truly, Angry Mob, was released back in February and yielded the brilliant singles ‘Ruby’, ‘Angry Mob’ & ‘Everything is Average Nowadays’. It was infamously criticised by Damon Albarn, who...
The Purple Hearts
Tales From The Norfolkbank: Imagine you are 17, your summer has been spent working your arse off to earn enough to see your favourite bands. It’s 1979 and you are a mod. The fishtail parka, Sta-Press originals, Fred Perry button down collar shirts…the works. Four times you travel to see this band because there’s something different about them. You relate to their “don’t follow the crowd”...