Category: Maccabees

ORLANDO WEEKS interview – Evening Standard, 12 June 2020

Orlando Weeks likes the anticipation the most. The spell before the thing that’s coming comes fully into focus, when possibilities crowd around and your next project might become any one of them. He likes to read and listen, watch films and plays, enjoying the luxury of time to soak up inspiration. “There’s this small window where you’re just so embracing… Read more →

THE MACCABEES, Alexandra Palace – Evening Standard, 30 June 2017

  Just after Adele suggested to her Wembley Stadium audience that she may never tour again, her old friends The Maccabees have joined her in quitting while they’re ahead. In these days of bands building bridges and burying hatchets for lucrative reunions, it takes courage to split your group not long after your first number one album. The south London… Read more →

MACCABEES interview – Evening Standard, 8 May 2015

The Maccabees can’t hear me. “You might want to say that again. We had the holy trinity of Elephant & Castle noise then: train, traffic and sirens,” shouts singer Orlando Weeks. After three increasingly successful albums, the last of which was a gold-selling Mercury nominee in 2012, the London band are trying to tell me about their fourth in a… Read more →