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'Silence was crucial': Glasvegas's James Allan on soundtracking Return to Dunblane
The songwriter reflects on the experience of conveying ‘extreme emotions’ in song, to accompany a new programme making 25 years since the school shooting

James Allan

11, Mar, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Daddy cool? Why pop is obsessed with bad dads
To mark 10 years since Glasvegas released Daddy’s Gone, we explore the failing fathers of pop, from Flight of the Conchords to Madonna

Gavin Haynes

12, Oct, 2018 @11:59 AM

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Henry IV review – Harriet Walter’s kingly power
Phyllida Lloyd’s second all-female Shakespeare production defies expectations on many more fronts than just gender, writes Susannah Clapp

Susannah Clapp

11, Oct, 2014 @11:05 PM

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From Robin Thicke to Mariah and Mick: five blockbuster albums that bombed
Robin Thicke's latest album has flopped, but he's not alone: here are five more commercially disastrous albums by major acts

Eamonn Forde

09, Jul, 2014 @5:22 PM

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Glasvegas: 'A lot of bands do what they're told. We didn't'

An overdose, a disappearance, getting dumped … as Glasvegas release a new album, frontman James Allan talks bad behaviour with Barry Nicolson

Barry Nicolson

04, Sep, 2013 @7:01 PM

Glasvegas: Later… When the TV Turns to Static – review

With guitars at the heart of this third album, Glasvegas are once more playing to their strengths, says Paul Mardles

Paul Mardles

31, Aug, 2013 @11:04 PM

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Mick Jones to play Clash songs on Hillsborough Justice Campaign tour
Ex-Clash guitarist will be joined by members of Manic Street Preachers, Primal Scream and Glasvegas on six-date tour

Sean Michaels

25, Nov, 2011 @11:45 AM

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When bands fall off cliffs

You sell a couple million albums. You're adored. Then 90% of your fanbase deserts you – and your record label isn't far behind. Rob Fitzpatrick investigates band collapse syndrome

Rob Fitzpatrick

27, Oct, 2011 @9:09 PM

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Glasvegas: The euphoria and the pain
Dave Simpson: Glasvegas's James Allan writes from painful experience. But he's learned to turn rage into empathy – and no longer wears black

Dave Simpson

21, Apr, 2011 @9:15 PM

Glasvegas: Euphoric /// Heartbreak \\\ – review
Glasvegas aim high on their second album but succumb to an overdose of bombast, writes Hermione Hoby

Hermione Hoby

02, Apr, 2011 @11:04 PM

Glasvegas: Euphoric Heartbreak - review

Michael Hann hears the Mary Chain-U2 hybrid fully embrace their inner Bono

Michael Hann

30, Mar, 2011 @10:40 PM

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This week's new singles

Art Department Feat Seth Troxler | The Decemberists | Glasvegas | Footprintz | Greg Paulus

Tony Naylor

26, Mar, 2011 @12:07 AM

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