Neneh Cherry

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‘The baddest technician’: how Don Cherry is still making jazz new
The man who turned bebop upside down with Ornette Coleman went on to work with artists from Sonny Rollins to Ian Dury – and the London jazz festival is set to show he’s still inspiring

Ammar Kalia

16, Nov, 2022 @4:48 PM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Mabel: About Last Night… review – tears and cheers on the dancefloor
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Telling the story of a night out from carefree beginning to heartbreak close, the singer’s second album is a heady mix of house, synthpop and disco-tinged bangers

Michael Cragg

16, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Neneh Cherry: The Versions review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
Sia, Robyn and Anohni are among those interpreting Cherry’s back catalogue, but it works best when it strays from the big hits

Alexis Petridis

09, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘The canon is so heavy with the male genius’: Neneh Cherry and Robyn on changing the face of pop
As they reboot the classic Buffalo Stance, the friends talk sisterhood, being Swedish and fighting the system

Laura Snapes

04, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘I used every chord on the Casio’ – How we made Manchild by Neneh Cherry
‘The first verse came to me as I was going up the stairs of a double-decker bus with a hangover’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

06, Dec, 2021 @2:17 PM

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Andi Oliver: 'When people are in trauma, they need the love of food'
The chef and broadcaster on the horrors of rural Suffolk in the 1970s, cooking with her best friend Neneh Cherry and the only way to eat oysters

John Hind

18, Jul, 2020 @4:01 PM

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Neneh Cherry: ‘A lot of the best looks can happen by accident’
The singer recalls the outfit she wore for the cover of her 1989 debut album Raw Like Sushi and the ‘privilege’ of working with the stylist Judy Blame

As told to Leah Harper

04, Feb, 2020 @12:13 PM

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Mabel review – a blast of charisma from the warrior queen
The Brit-nominated singer thrills a devoted audience with her insouciant stage presence and barrage of bangers

Graeme Virtue

03, Feb, 2020 @10:49 AM

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Neneh Cherry: ‘Rap is a kind of freedom’
The singer recalls how hip-hop broke the mould for women as we chart 30 years of British women in the genre, from Cookie Crew to Cassie Rytz

Jude Rogers

19, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Mabel: ‘Boris Johnson? It’s not a world that I want to be a part of'
The pop star talks Grenfell, getting beaten to No 1 by Ed Sheeran and her unconventional childhood

Hattie Collins

24, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Burning to Robots in Edinburgh, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson, and Lyndsey Winship

08, Feb, 2019 @9:00 AM

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