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Nick Cave launches official skateboard

Nick Cave launches official skateboardThe 'board is inspired by the song, "Nature Boy"...

Elvis Presley's private planes to be auctioned

Elvis Presley's private planes to be auctionedThe items will be sold in the States early this year...

President Obama visits Eddie Vedder in Hawaii

President Obama visits Eddie Vedder in HawaiiThe visit lasted for less than 30 minutes...

PJ Harvey collaborator says public album recording is "very much a lottery"

PJ Harvey collaborator says public album recording is "very much a lottery"Artangel co-director Michael Morris promises Somerset House event will be "warts and all"...

Lindsey Buckingham says Fleetwood Mac are entering their "last act"

Lindsey Buckingham says Fleetwood Mac are entering their "last act"Band will tour Britain and headline Isle of Wight festival later this year...

PJ Harvey to record new album as a public art exhibition

PJ Harvey to record new album as a public art exhibitionPJ Harvey is to record her next album as part of a public art exhibition at London's Somerset House...

Michael Stipe plays plays surprise debut solo gig in New York - watch

Michael Stipe plays plays surprise debut solo gig in New York - watchStipe played six-song set as support to Patti Smith...

Watch Sharon Van Etten and Deer Tick cover Lou Reed's "Perfect Day"

Watch Sharon Van Etten and Deer Tick cover Lou Reed's "Perfect Day"The singer will tour the UK and Ireland in April...

Dolly Parton's theme park sued over ride injury

Dolly Parton's theme park sued over ride injuryVisitor claims to have suffered brain injury after incident on Dollywood's Waltzing Swinger...

Revealed! The 10 best-selling vinyl albums of 2014

Revealed! The 10 best-selling vinyl albums of 2014UK vinyl sales top 1.3 million for the first time since 1995...

Ringo Starr to release new studio album

Ringo Starr to release new studio albumIt's his 18th solo album...

Laura Marling: “I’ve managed to resist the EDM on my new album”

Laura Marling: “I’ve managed to resist the EDM on my new album”Laura Marling has gone electric on her new album, she tells Uncut in the new issue, out now.

REM’s Peter Buck: “I always assumed we would never have a hit”

REM’s Peter Buck: “I always assumed we would never have a hit”REM reveal how they wrote and recorded their 1987 breakthrough track “The One I Love” in the new...

David Bowie – the inside story of Young Americans is told by its key players in the new Uncut

David Bowie – the inside story of Young Americans is told by its key players in the new UncutThe full story of David Bowie’s Young Americans is told in all-new interviews in the new issue of...

Paul Weller: “My new album is progressive… it’s defiantly 21st-Century music”

Paul Weller: “My new album is progressive… it’s defiantly 21st-Century music”Paul Weller sheds light on his new album in the current Uncut, dated February 2015 and out now.

This month in Uncut

This month in UncutDavid Bowie, REM, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Waterboys and our preview of 2015’s essential albums all...

Kate Bush was “faultless, absolutely faultless” in the studio, say ‘Wuthering Heights’ musicians

Kate Bush was “faultless, absolutely faultless” in the studio, say ‘Wuthering Heights’ musiciansMusicians who performed on and produced Kate Bush’s debut single, “Wuthering Heights”, recall the...

Joe Cocker dies aged 70

Joe Cocker dies aged 70Joe Cocker has died aged 70. The singer's death was confirmed by his agent, Barrie Marshall,...

The Best Archive Releases Of 2014 – The Uncut Top 30

The Best Archive Releases Of 2014 – The Uncut Top 30The current issue of Uncut features our archive releases of the year list, compiled by the Uncut...

The Best Albums Of 2014 – The Uncut Top 75

The Best Albums Of 2014 – The Uncut Top 75The current issue of Uncut features our albums of the year list, compiled by the Uncut team, along...

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Robert Wyatt interviewed: "I'm not a born rebel..."


Today (January 28, 2015), social media reliably informs me that Robert Wyatt is 70, which seems a reasonable justification for reposting this long and, I hope, interesting transcript of an interview I did with him at home in Louth back in 2007, a little before the marvellous “Comicopera” was...