Supergrass

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'I felt deeply apologetic': how one man's bucket-list trip put a community at risk of Covid-19
Jonathon Cartwright caught coronavirus on a whirlwind visit from Australia to London to see a band. He’s recovered – but still feels guilty

Gay Alcorn

21, Apr, 2020 @3:33 AM

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Supergrass: ‘We’ve always been about manic energy’
Britpop veterans Supergrass are back on the road – the Observer catches up with them in Amsterdam

Nosheen Iqbal

23, Feb, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Supergrass review – joyous return for one of the UK's greatest singles bands
In a tradition of melodic, wild, witty British guitar pop – with a dash of psych and glam – the returning Britpop favourites make your face ache from smiling

Malcolm Jack

21, Feb, 2020 @12:45 PM

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Festival No 6 review – au revoir to an eccentric, magical gem
The last Festival No 6 ‘for now’ has awkward cultural copyists, but is saved by Franz Ferdinand, The The and Anna Calvi

Mark Beaumont

10, Sep, 2018 @2:21 PM

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The 10 best teen pop singers
After 19-year-old Lorde’s Bowie tribute at the Brits, we look at other notable young performers

Jude Rogers

04, Mar, 2016 @12:05 PM

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Supergrass: how we made I Should Coco
Gaz Coombes: ‘Spielberg wanted us to do a TV series, but we wanted to make it through our music, not our sideburns’

Interviews by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Danny Goffey: soundtrack of my life
The Supergrass co-founder – now leading Vangoffey – on Dexys Midnight Runners, Inspiral Carpets and Pink Floyd

Interview by Alex Flood

31, May, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Gaz Coombes: ‘Britpop was overblown – there were only a few decent bands’
The former Supergrass man talks sideburns, stealing his daughter’s musical ideas and why he’s a secret cage fighter

Harriet Gibsone

04, Feb, 2015 @4:51 PM

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Gaz Coombes: Matador review
The former Supergrass singer puts his powerful pop voice to good use in this diverse, confessional album, writes Jon Dennis

Jon Dennis

22, Jan, 2015 @9:15 PM

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Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood hires Supergrass to cover Inherent Vice track
Guitarist enlists two-thirds of fellow Oxford group to rewire Spooks, Radiohead’s ‘pixies/surf pastiche’ from 2006, which will feature in Paul Thomas Anderson’s upcoming film

Sean Michaels

07, Oct, 2014 @6:49 AM

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Glastonbury dos and don'ts: 'Do anything except drive a van on acid'

From not wearing transparent plastic trousers to avoiding getting stuck in the toilets, musicians offer advice gained from years of festival experience

Interviews by Dave Simpson

26, Jun, 2014 @12:24 PM

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The gig venue guide: The Jericho Tavern, Oxford
Welcome to the venue that hosted Radiohead's first-ever show, and has become a staple of the touring circuit (with good beers, too)

Hannah Jane Parkinson

01, Apr, 2014 @12:10 PM

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