In this issue;
FREE CD: Dream forever – A dream pop compendium!
The ONLY interview: KATE BUSH – Her greatest triumph, the full story
2016: The 50 albums you must own! – Bowie, Bruce, Frank Ocean and more!
Pistols – Steve Jones speaks!
The Band – The truth by Robbie
The last days of Pete Burns
Paul Weller waves the red flag
Oasis: Be here now – The madness…by Noel Gallagher
PLUS – Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Christine and the Queens, Arthur Russell, Faith No More, James Booker, Johnny Marr
In this Issue:
FREE CD! Out of time: 15 Tracks from the Golden age of alternative rock
15 Page interview “We hurt ourselves…” R.E.M. – How they saved rock & the price they paid…
Bowie: his last act…
5 Star frenzy! Floyd & Dylan box sets plus 129 reviews!
Brian Wilson writes “I felt I was slipping away”
Roy Harper fights back!
Metallica – Jazz & witchcraft!?
SKA-BOOM 2-Tone on tour
Syd Arthur – meet Paul Weller’s new favourite band
This month in Mojo:
FREE! Lou Reed CD featuring 15 classic Lou Reed tracks taken from the RCA & Arista album collection.
Lou Reed – The making of a masterpiece…Bowie, Warhol, Transformer!
Plus – the Lou I knew by wife Laurie Anderson and collaborator Hal Willner.
Also in this issue:
The courage of Nick Cave; The Human League; Prince Buster: Farewell to The King Of Ska; The Cure: Filth and fistfights; The Byrds: Eight miles higher!
Plus 147 reviews – Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, PiL, Syd Arthur, Bon Iver & more!
It’s the Beatles: Live! With a new Fabs’ movie – the Ron Howard-directed Eight Days A Week doc – coming to cinemas on September 15th, MOJO lifts the lid on the Beatles’ on-the-road story, from the Kaiserkeller to Candlestick Park with Paul, Ringo, Ron and more. Inside this issue’s handsome card wallet you’ll find our 15-track CD, presenting the songs the Beatles rocked at their formative shows, by Ray Charles, Gene Vincent, The Top Notes and more PLUS two beautiful vintage repro Beatles posters. Also in the issue: Mark E Smith on The Fall, past and present; Altamont – how justice was denied; Jimmy Page unpacks Led Zeppelin’s Complete BBC Sessions; Johnny Depp and Ian Hunter hook up; Shaun Ryder unburdens in the MOJO Interview; De La Soul reclaim 3 Feet High And Rising. Plus! Pixies, Van Morrison, Wilco, King Creosote, The Verve, Jack White, Nina Simone, Aphex Twin and Petula Clark
Bob Marley graces the cover of MOJO magazine this month, 35 years since his untimely death. 1976 is the year in focus, a momentous one for reggae that coincided with turmoil in Jamaica and ended with a brutal assassination attempt on Marley himself.
Our covermount CD is also reggae-themed, with 15 tracks of JA classics from Prince Buster, Laurel Aitken, Don Drummond, Jimmy Cliff and more.
Also in the issue: David Bowie’s lost album sees the light, plus the magick and madness of Station To Station; how to fail in style with The Replacements; the R&B legacy of Graham Bond; Riot Grrrl remembered; UK reggae on the rise. Not to mention: The B52’s; Angel Olsen; Scotty Moore; Ramones; Jarvis Cocker’s Mindblowers; the Who, Springsteen and Beck hit the stage; Jimmy Webb’s Self Portrait and more!