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“I have a confession. I confess that Gang of Four have have been hugely influential in my thoughts of what I believe to be good and bad music. They’ve served as a sort of benchmark. In 1978 I was listening to The Clash, The Damned and The Sex Pistols. In 1979, a friend of mine […]
The special edition of ‘Content’ has several books in it. Each book has a word embossed on the cover: music, words, smells, emotions, blood and history. ‘Music’ contains the record. ‘Words’, the lyrics. In the book of our emotions each member of the band acted out what are thought to be irreducible emotions; like happiness, […]
We found this gem of a cover online recently, thought we would share it with you. More videos can be found here.
Andy was recently in the studio with The Kills and Cage The Elephant filming for a Tv programme set to broadcast on MTV later this year. Andy with The Kills at Metropolis Studios Andy with Cage The Elephant at Sarm West Studios More photos from the studio can be found here.
Gang of four performed two songs, ‘Not Great Men’ & ‘Do As I Say’, at the BBC studios in Maida Vale for The Old Grey Whistle test 40th Anniversary radio programs. They were interviewed by the legendary Bob Harris about one of their original performances on The Old Grey Whistle Test. This will be broadcast […]
A friend of ours recently sent us copies of these photos, from a rally we did in 1979 (we think!). We thought we’d share them with you. Check out full size photos here
“Content is that rare thing from a reunited band – a credible new studio release – and the songs from that record stood up fine against the still-commanding anxieties in “Damaged Goods” and “Love Like Anthrax,” illustrated in the latter by Gill’s atonal cannonfire, which he triggered by kicking his Strat across the floor. For […]