Kaiser Chiefs

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Ricky Wilson’s honest playlist
The Kaiser Chiefs frontman is always happy to sing along to John Denver and the Waterboys. But there is one song that sparks tears when no one’s around …

As told to Rich Pelley

14, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Kaiser Chiefs: how we made I Predict a Riot
‘It was inspired by a hectic night at a club we ran – people were taking their clothes off and hanging from ceiling pipes’

Interviews by Henry Yates

18, May, 2020 @2:08 PM

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Kaiser Chiefs review – a tactful Brexit as shapeshifting indie kids go mainstream
Frontman Ricky Wilson is a very watchable fusion of indie rocker, Elvis impersonator and Blackpool compere who has the audience eating from his hands

Dave Simpson

27, Jan, 2020 @10:11 AM

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Kaiser Chiefs: Duck review – a solid offering for the faithful

Emily Mackay

28, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Kaiser Chiefs: Duck review – appealingly weird vaudeville ruffians
Their singer is a judge on The Voice UK and parochial indie culture is dead, but there are enough hooks here for them to get away with it

Laura Snapes

26, Jul, 2019 @8:30 AM

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Ricky Wilson of Kaiser Chiefs: ‘People like to see you drinking – so I’d get drunk’
After finding fame in the noughties, the indie frontman reinvented himself as a judge on The Voice. But escalating anxiety led to an alcohol problem. Now sober, and with a new album, he opens up – between wisecracks – about his struggles

Tim Jonze

22, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Harry to Cliff but not Neville to Noddy | Brief letters
Brief letters: Cliff Richard name change | Noddy Holder | Cambridge interview | Talking to children | York art gallery | Waitrose


14, Dec, 2018 @4:27 PM

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I predict a Riley: Kaiser Chiefs find new employment as art curators
The band have rocked up to York Art Gallery to mount an exhibition that contrasts paintings they admire with sound art and songs. They explain how it came about

Helen Pidd

12, Dec, 2018 @2:40 PM

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Let’s shout it from the dales: here’s why Yorkshire is the best | Dave Simpson
Part of the the county has been named as the happiest place in Britain. To music and football writer Dave Simpson, that’s no surprise

Dave Simpson

28, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Kaiser Chiefs: Stay Together review – nondescript but still full of hooks

Rachel Aroesti

06, Oct, 2016 @9:15 PM

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Festival Watch – V 2016
Little Mix threaten to steal the show at Hylands Park, but no one can beat the star power of Rihanna

Damien Morris

28, Aug, 2016 @7:00 AM

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What's with all the white-boy blues singers?
Jack Garratt, James Bay and Hozier all share an affected warble that has come to dominate British pop. Where did it come from, and why won’t it just go away?

Luke Holland

29, Jan, 2016 @8:59 AM

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