Peaches

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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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Peaches on her post-human sex toy art show: 'It's disturbing – but a lot of fun'
The pop provocateur has created an artwork in which an army of ‘fleshies’, or masturbation devices, seek sexual liberation. She talks us through its deeper meanings

Benoit Loiseau

12, Aug, 2019 @8:48 AM

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Peaches: 'We smoked a joint, started screaming and suddenly had some songs'
In 2000, recovering from cancer and heartbreak, Merrill Nisker bought a synth, renamed herself Peaches and made a scorching album that became a feminist classic. In this extract from our Start podcast, she relives the sex, pain and pillow talk that fuelled The Teaches of Peaches

Peaches

08, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Peaches Christ Superstar review – a searing, defiantly queer take on the crucifixion
Peaches’ reinterpretation of Jesus Christ Superstar retains the rock-opera roots of the original while infusing it with new meaning and her trademark humour

Cassie Tongue

20, Jan, 2017 @1:44 AM

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‘As long as there are hairbrushes, people will sing’ – the best of 2016’s webchats
Jon Bon Jovi’s key change killer, Gemma Arterton’s weep-off with Glenn Close, the weirdest thing that ever happened to Harry Shearer … here are the highlights of 2016’s culture webchats

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Dec, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Peaches review – a masterclass in gleeful subversion
The glorious Canadian pan-sexual provocateur takes aim at some topical targets, eventually, in a bravura performance

Kitty Empire

13, Nov, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Peaches review – joyous, gender-mashing cabaret
The Canadian art-pop provocateur showed striking vocal control amid an endless parade of gigantic genitalia in a boundary-pushing show

Graeme Virtue

06, Nov, 2016 @2:46 PM

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Peaches webchat – your questions answered on Trump, feminism and being yourself
The electro star discussed everything from fruit to sexual politics – and Brexit

03, Nov, 2016 @2:09 PM

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Mofo 2017: Peaches to bring her one-woman Jesus Christ Superstar to Hobart festival
More than 200 artists from a dozen countries will feature in the Hobart summer festival, including Z-Trip, Mike Patton and Maynard Keenan

Elle Hunt

12, Oct, 2016 @12:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about bodily fluids
You had fun picking the tunes and our reader pored over them to select the best for this list – from Peaches to Andrew W.K.

Pairubu

09, Jun, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Peaches' playlist: Nicki Minaj, PJ Harvey and more
The electroclash star picks out six of her favourite tracks – from a Minaj masterpiece to Cyndi Lauper outdoing Prince on one of his own songs

Peaches

16, May, 2016 @12:42 PM

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'He was a level above genius': Hot Chip, Azealia Banks, Peaches and more pick their favourite Prince moments
Musicians, authors and DJs discuss all the unforgettable moments, musical inspiration, career guidance and lifelong joy provided to them by Prince

Interviews by Paul Lester and Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Apr, 2016 @9:34 AM

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