Tag: Kaiser Chiefs

KAISER CHIEFS interview – Evening Standard, 7 June 2019

First things first: why is the new Kaiser Chiefs album called Duck? Is it a song title? A reference to a key lyric? Some sort of oblique nod towards environmental issues? Or just Ricky Wilson’s favourite part of a Chinese takeaway? “It just is,” says the singer, 41 – apparently the band’s last word on the subject. It began as… Read more →

ROCK STARS WHO RUN – Men’s Running magazine, July 2014

Time was, the only regular exercise that rock stars were getting was not suitable for describing in a family magazine. Keith Richards may have the headbands but that’s as close as he’s ever going to get to the runner’s lifestyle. For musicians, whose job is partly to be hip, isn’t running, with its schedules, time challenges and technical clothing, a… Read more →

KAISER CHIEFS. O2 Arena – Evening Standard, 16 Feb 2015

Kaiser Chiefs’ first headline slot at the O2 was nice enough for the fans, but it must have felt oh so sweet for the Leeds quintet. Effectively left for dead at the side of the road in 2012 by drummer and chief songwriter Nick Hodgson, who announced he was “finishing the band”, they came back with a number one album,… Read more →