Grace Jones

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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


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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Grace Jones' Meltdown: Solange, Skunk Anansie and Lee Fields to play
Curator of the London festival’s 27th edition announces trailblazers including Oumou Sangaré, Jimmy Cliff and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, as well as an ‘extraordinary’ show of her own

Laura Snapes

10, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Grace Jones to curate Meltdown festival 2020
The disco icon to follow in footsteps of Patti Smith, Yoko Ono and Nick Cave as curator of the London music festival, saying, ‘It’s about time, don’t you think?!’

Laura Snapes

06, Nov, 2019 @1:09 PM

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The 50 best songs about Europe – ranked!
Brexit is delayed – so voyager avec nous on a trans-European tour of music, from Paris to Berlin via Finistère. Tout le monde à bord!

Michael Hann

11, Apr, 2019 @12:13 PM

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Make MPs eat the chlorinated chicken | Brief letters
Brief letters: National Trust | Depression | Brexit | The Smiths | Grace Jones


04, Mar, 2019 @6:03 PM

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