Manu Chao

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about rendezvous
Artists ready to meet up for this week’s date include Basement Jaxx, Canned Heat, Frank Zappa and the Rolling Stones

George Boyland

08, Feb, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about being trapped
Nina Simone, Warren Zevon and Corb Lund are among the artists stuck in various states of mire in this week’s reader-curated playlist

Scott Blair

20, Jul, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Manu Chao – the king of global folk punk returns home
He is Parisian by birth, but Barcelona has long claimed Manu Chao as its own. So how did his live return to the city pan out?

Ben Cardew

27, Sep, 2016 @10:43 AM

Manu Chao: Siberie M'était Contéee – review

Manu Chao pairs chanson with rock-reggae on this winning hymn to Paris, writes Neil Spencer

Neil Spencer

24, Nov, 2013 @12:04 AM

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Clandestino: the story of Manu Chao's classic album

It is 15 years since Manu Chao released Clandestino, an album that saw him talked about in the same breath as Bob Marley. Here the author of a new book about the singer traces the making of the record and the many stories it then spawned

Peter Culshaw

09, May, 2013 @5:33 PM

Flavia Coelho: Bossa Muffin – review
Neil Spencer enjoys a mix of Brazilian samba and reggae rhythms that recalls Manu Chao

Neil Spencer

02, Dec, 2012 @12:04 AM

The week in music - in pictures
The week’s highlights from planet pop and beyond, starring Lady Gaga, Lou Reed, Sinead O’Connor, KT Tunstall and more

07, Jan, 2012 @7:55 PM

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Singer Manu Chao teams up with psychiatric patients in Argentina

Spanish-French singer records album in a psychiatric hospital in Buenos Aires

Rory Carroll, Latin America correspondent

28, Aug, 2009 @4:41 PM

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Manu Chao investigated by Mexican government
The world music star risked expulsion from Mexico after branding the authorities as 'state terrorists'

Sean Michaels

07, Apr, 2009 @12:14 PM

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Amadou and Mariam, and Manu Chao, talk about Mali and Maradona

When Manu Chao teamed up with Amadou and Mariam, the result was a world music landmark

Robin Denselow

13, Feb, 2009 @12:01 AM

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Duncan Campbell on what happened when musician Manu Chao took his own train through Colombia

Guerrillas outside, stowaways inside and hash cake for Christmas ... Duncan Campbell on what happened when musician Manu Chao took his own train through Colombia

Duncan Campbell

07, Jan, 2009 @12:01 AM

Glasto 2008: How much MOR etc, pt III

The Raconteurs and Manu Chao make their contribution to the Pyramid Stage

Paul MacInnes

28, Jun, 2008 @8:00 PM

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