Gaz Coombes

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Gaz Coombes: Turn the Car Around review – genial English rocker’s best album in 20 years
The former Supergrass frontman’s gorgeous, heartfelt new songs are intoxicating

Damien Morris

29, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Gaz Coombes: ‘It felt good that life was speeding up’
As Supergrass return to festival stages, their frontman remembers his younger days, from the majesty of Spacemen 3 to love letters via mixtapes

As told to Ben Beaumont-Thomas

16, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Supergrass: ‘We’ve always been about manic energy’
Britpop veterans Supergrass are back on the road – the Observer catches up with them in Amsterdam

Nosheen Iqbal

23, Feb, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Supergrass review – joyous return for one of the UK's greatest singles bands
In a tradition of melodic, wild, witty British guitar pop – with a dash of psych and glam – the returning Britpop favourites make your face ache from smiling

Malcolm Jack

21, Feb, 2020 @12:45 PM

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Festival No 6 review – au revoir to an eccentric, magical gem
The last Festival No 6 ‘for now’ has awkward cultural copyists, but is saved by Franz Ferdinand, The The and Anna Calvi

Mark Beaumont

10, Sep, 2018 @2:21 PM

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'On repeat in our house': your albums of the year so far
After a mid-2018 Guardian rundown, here’s a selection of additional readers’ favourites from the discussion provoked

Guardian readers

22, Jun, 2018 @9:17 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about fathers and daughters
Artists reflecting on the relationship – from both angles – include Madonna, Beyonce, Stevie Wonder and Four Tet

Paul Hayes

14, Jun, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Liam Gallagher, Jack White, Damon Albarn: how to grow old in rock
Festival lineups are filled with middle-aged stars and former headliners. But how can musicians stay relevant in a millennial music age?

Sam Wolfson

13, May, 2018 @10:00 AM

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The 10 best teen pop singers
After 19-year-old Lorde’s Bowie tribute at the Brits, we look at other notable young performers

Jude Rogers

04, Mar, 2016 @12:05 PM

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Blaine Harrison's playlist: Declan McKenna, Daughter, David Gilmour and more
The Mystery Jets singer picks five artists, from outsider teens to established prog legends, for this week’s playlist

Blaine Harrison

21, Jan, 2016 @5:36 PM

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Supergrass: how we made I Should Coco
Gaz Coombes: ‘Spielberg wanted us to do a TV series, but we wanted to make it through our music, not our sideburns’

Interviews by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Mercury prize 2015 : 'A shortlist that offers no sense of a prevalent trend in British music'
This year’s list is short on household names but long on critical darlings. But does it really capture the state of British music?

Alexis Petridis

16, Oct, 2015 @12:05 PM

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