Scott Walker

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‘I don’t want to remember these things’: dark pop poet John Murry on surviving rape, heroin and family strife
The singer-songwriter talks about his adoptive relative William Faulkner, his violent childhood and heroin – and saves a surprise until the end

Simon Hattenstone

16, Jun, 2021 @11:23 AM

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Vaughan Oliver, celebrated 4AD graphic designer, dies aged 62
Self-confessed ‘working class lad from a dull town’ created some of the most revered sleeves in modern pop

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Dec, 2019 @9:31 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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The big picture: Scott Walker, 1943-2019
The pop great, who died last week aged 76, photographed in 1970, just as his initial creative burst was ending

Sean O'Hagan

31, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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From the sun lounger to the electric chair: Scott Walker's experimental genius
Fired up by Noam Chomsky in the late 1970s, the musician’s ‘late style’ became a forbidding avant-garde zone that fearlessly engaged the modern world

Rob Young

26, Mar, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Scott Walker obituary
Pop singer who rose to fame in the 1960s and went on to become an enigmatic solo artist

Adam Sweeting

25, Mar, 2019 @6:36 PM

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Ordure, ordure for House of Commons | Brief letters
Brief letters: Country diary | National Women’s Register | Illustration credit | House of Commons | Scott Walker


25, Mar, 2019 @5:53 PM

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'They’re film scores to his imagination': music stars pay tribute to Scott Walker
Damon Albarn, David Sylvian, Cosey Fanni Tutti and more pay exclusive tribute to the late Scott Walker

Interviews by Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

25, Mar, 2019 @5:04 PM

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'Brave and uncompromising': readers' tributes to Scott Walker
The innovative musician and songwriter has died at the age of 76. Here some of you share your memories and tributes

Guardian readers and Rachel Obordo

25, Mar, 2019 @2:14 PM

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Pop's great adventurer: how Scott Walker reached the heart of darkness
Few pop stars went the artistic distance that Scott Walker did – and from the middle of the road to its further edges, his work was always extraordinary

Alexis Petridis

25, Mar, 2019 @1:58 PM

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Scott Walker, experimental pop hero, dies aged 76
Death announced by label 4AD, who said he had ‘enriched the lives of thousands’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

25, Mar, 2019 @10:11 AM

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Scott Walker joins Sia to soundtrack Natalie Portman film Vox Lux
The new film by Brady Corbet, about a pop star trying to balance her career with motherhood, will premiere at the Venice festival

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Aug, 2018 @11:35 AM

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