Grace Jones

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Grace Jones: ‘Even if I stand on my head, I still can’t do it. How these young girls twerk, I don’t know’
The actor and singer, 74, tells Rich Pelley about working as a go-go dancer, hanging out with Keith Haring, dropping LSD in the 60s and missing out on Blade Runner

Rich Pelley

17, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Beyoncé returns with Renaissance: a play for the mainstream and a strike against perfectionism
The musician’s seventh album is seemingly shooting for cultural saturation while celebrating norm-defying musicians and workers

Michael Cragg

28, Jul, 2022 @9:13 AM

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Dry Cleaning; Oumou Sangaré review – stars of Grace Jones’s Meltdown
The deadpan London post-punk band and the gloriously danceable Malian musician offer a delicious contrast early in the festival

Kitty Empire

18, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Grace Jones review – eerily unchanged artist has us all slaves to her rhythm
Royal Festival Hall, London
Stylish and commanding, Grace Jones retains perfect poise in this strong show – even during a hula-hooping wardrobe malfunction

Alexis Petridis

12, Jun, 2022 @11:19 AM

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What links Paul Verhoeven’s convent romp to the Sopranos?
From Benedetta to Showgirls – via Christopher Walken in A View to a Kill – we shimmy down the rabbit hole with the controversial film-maker

Larry Ryan

09, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Blaxploitation salvation: film directors’ children on rescuing their fathers’ lost movies
Melvin Van Peebles and Perry Henzell made seminal 70s films – now their kids have recovered their fathers’ would-be classics

Ryan Gilbey

29, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Cold truths about vanishing glaciers | Brief letters
Brief letters: Losing glaciers | India’s Covid statistics | Singing blackbirds | Prime minister’s answers | Graces Jones’ perfect song

Letters

02, May, 2021 @3:29 PM

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Grace Jones’ 20 greatest songs – ranked!
With the 40th anniversary of Jones’s masterful fifth album Nightclubbing approaching, we rank her best work

Alexis Petridis

29, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Hear me out: why A View to a Kill isn't a bad movie
The latest in our series defending loathed movies is a plea to reconsider Sir Roger Moore’s silly but superb Bond swansong

Martin Pengelly

09, Apr, 2021 @5:51 AM

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Grace Before Jones review – a peek behind the mask of megastardom
A fascinating look at the many faces of a model who has posed as warrior, diva and ballerina – and fought her way to the top

Hettie Judah

30, Sep, 2020 @4:13 PM

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Tony Allen: the Afrobeat maverick who blazed a trail across the globe
The Nigerian musician was a restless creator who embraced the physicality of drumming and innovated until the end

Kate Hutchinson

01, May, 2020 @2:41 PM

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Grace Jones: where to start in her back catalogue
In Listener’s Digest, our writers help you explore the work of great musicians. Today: the strident, sensual, muscular disco, funk and pop reggae of Grace Jones

John Doran

13, Apr, 2020 @6:57 AM

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