Category: Prince

BEST MUSIC BOOKS OF 2019 – Evening Standard, 28 Nov 2019

Writing a memoir has become as predictable a part of a pop career as playing your best album track-by-track on tour and consuming more drugs than the South Wing of St Thomas’ Hospital. This year a few musicians indicated that, as album sales figures fade, this typing lark isn’t just a one-off. Dance producer Moby and Suede’s frontman Brett Anderson… Read more →

PRINCE OBITUARY – Evening Standard, 22 April 2016

They stood in line along Camden High Street all day on February 5 2014. The chance to be among just 1,000 people watching Prince in the Electric Ballroom – for 10 pounds! – felt like the bargain of the century. When the lucky ones were finally granted entry for an 8pm show by the Minneapolis superstar and his heavy, new,… Read more →

PRINCE & 3RDEYEGIRL, Electric Ballroom – Evening Standard, 6 Feb 2014

After Tuesday’s midnight “soundcheck”, last night Prince and his new band were back in Camden for the real thing: the first stop on a “Hit and Run” tour that he has said will last “until people don’t want to hear us anymore.” That could be quite some time. Having stood for most of the day along a High Street that… Read more →