Marianne Faithfull

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Marianne Faithfull: 'I was in a dark place. Presumably it was death'
After battling Covid-19 for three weeks in hospital, Faithfull went on to finish her 21st solo album – and possibly her last. She reflects on how she might never sing again, her hatred of being a 60s muse and why she still believes in miracles

Alexis Petridis

15, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Marianne Faithfull discharged from hospital after 22 days fighting Covid-19
Musician, 73, thanks NHS staff who ‘without a doubt’ saved her life

Laura Snapes

22, Apr, 2020 @7:41 PM

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All alone online: Iggy Pop and Jeremy Irons lead mass Ancient Mariner reading
Streaming daily, Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 2020 incarnation also features Marianne Faithfull and Tilda Swinton as readers, set against sound and fine art

Alison Flood

17, Apr, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Hal Willner: music producer and SNL supervisor dies aged 64
Willner, who produced albums for Lou Reed and Marianne Faithfull, was said to be experiencing symptoms consistent with the coronavirus

Laura Snapes

08, Apr, 2020 @8:34 AM

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Marianne Faithfull hospitalised with coronavirus
Star described by her representatives as being ‘stable and responding to treatment’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

04, Apr, 2020 @10:41 PM

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Biba's Barbara Hulanicki: 'When you’re designing, you have to blank yourself out'
The designer and founder on starting out in London in 1964 and being inspired by Marlene Dietrich and Audrey Hepburn

As told to Leah Harper

18, Feb, 2020 @1:42 PM

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Marianne Faithfull: Negative Capability review – up there with Cohen and Cash

Phil Mongredien

04, Nov, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Marianne Faithfull: Negative Capability review – staggering meditation on ageing and death
Faithfull’s 21st album is a combination of defiance and despair, with the likes of Mark Lanegan and Nick Cave onboard

Rachel Aroesti

02, Nov, 2018 @9:30 AM

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'We were sad of getting old': how pop stars are growing up gracefully
From Florence Welch to Matt Healy, Lily Allen to Neneh Cherry, it is becoming acceptable for pop stars to mature and make music about it

Jude Rogers

30, Oct, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Marianne Faithfull: the muse who made it on her own terms
As the singer prepares to release her 21st album, we look back at a singular career marked by creative restlessness, personal troubles and triumphant reinventions

Alexis Petridis

23, Oct, 2018 @12:30 PM

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Marianne Faithfull: ‘This is the most honest record I’ve made. It’s open-heart surgery, darling’
Marianne Faithfull’s deeply personal new album finds her still at glorious odds with the world

Jude Rogers

22, Sep, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Boasts, rants and bantz: star interviews that got the world talking
From Quincy Jones on Marlon Brando’s sex life to Michael Douglas on the possible cause of his cancer, here are some of the most jaw-dropping celebrity interviews ever

Guardian staff

08, Feb, 2018 @2:40 PM

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