The Coral

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Charli XCX to Taylor Swift: 10 of the best albums made in lockdown
Anxiety, escapism and noise complaints from neighbours all feature in the work musicians have created while house-bound

Michael Cragg

07, Aug, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The Coral's Jack Prince: ‘I’m used to football being ruined’
In between gigs the drummer Jack Prince is taking his Uefa coaching badge in Wales. ‘I’m not doing this for fun and games,’ he tells Sid Lowe

Sid Lowe

29, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Coral: Move Through the Dawn review – vintage songs of sad euphoria
Their ninth album sees the Coral break out some old friends - references to water, melancholy yearning and sublime choruses – it’s a lovely thing

Dave Simpson

10, Aug, 2018 @8:30 AM

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The Coral review – psych pop's sullen cowboys are stuck in the past
The Liverpool band, back from a five-year live hiatus, delivered half-written psych-by-numbers songs in a lacklustre performance

Mark Beaumont

19, Dec, 2016 @11:19 AM

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RAY BLK ft Stormzy: the best of this week’s new music
RAY BLK ft Stormzy | The 1975 | The Coral | Goat | Dylan Evans

Joel Golby

27, May, 2016 @11:59 AM

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The Coral review – ready again for liftoff
The rejuvenated Mersey five-piece host a trippy party to showcase their comeback album Distance Inbetween, and throw in a heartfelt greatest hits selection too

Dave Simpson

13, Mar, 2016 @3:06 PM

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The Coral: Distance Inbetween review – reunited and re-energised
After a five-year break, the Coral are back with a bit of extra muscle

Ally Carnwath

06, Mar, 2016 @8:00 AM

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The Coral: Distance Inbetween review – indie veterans make a purposeful return
The psychedelic rockers may no longer be their old playful selves, but their new record is a expert demonstration in controlled, stormy intensity

Michael Hann

03, Mar, 2016 @5:55 PM

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The Coral return: 'Success was like a runaway train – chaotic with no control'
After a breakneck run of hits, the wheels finally came off for the Wirral psych-pop oddballs. Then, just as they were ready to regroup, their mentor died. ‘Nothing prepares you for that’ they tell us

Dave Simpson

03, Mar, 2016 @5:37 PM

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Watch the Coral's video for Chasing the Tail of a Dream
The Scouse psych-rock troupe are back with a new swaggering slice of sonic oddity. Let us know what you think below

Guardian music

26, Dec, 2015 @8:00 AM

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New band of the week: Blossoms (No 84)
This Stockport five-piece give melodic, psych-inflected indie-pop a good name

Paul Lester

18, Dec, 2015 @1:16 PM

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Bill Ryder-Jones: West Kirby County Primary review – from strength to strength
The ex-Coral guitarist confirms his storytelling skills on solo album number three

Phil Mongredien

08, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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