The new issue of Uncut, out today (October 23), features The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Led Zeppelin, Donald Fagen and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood.
The Stones are on the cover, and inside, Mick Jagger talks to us about the band’s new film, Crossfire Hurricane, their two new songs, and the future of the band.
The story of the group’s groundbreaking, debauched 1972 tour of the US in support of Exile On Main St is also told by the people who were there on the inside.
Neil Young’s autobiography, Waging Heavy Peace, is reviewed, along with Led Zeppelin’s DVD of their O2 performance, Celebration Day, in the issue. Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen talks to us about his new solo album, Sunken Condos, and reveals why he thinks all his past work is “garbage”, while Jonny Greenwood answers your questions on everything from unreleased Radiohead songs to his favourite computer games.
Elsewhere, Kris Kristofferson talks us through his best albums, Suicide recall the making of the terrifying and groundbreaking “Frankie Teardrop” and 10cc tell the unique tale of their rapid rise and fall, Gizmos, arguments, high concepts and all.
Albums from Scott Walker, Brian Eno, the Allah-Las and The Rolling Stones are reviewed, and Wilco & Joanna Newsom, and Ray Davies are checked out in the live section.
A host of books, including autobiographies from Rod Stewart and Pete Townshend, are also reviewed, while the free CD includes tracks from Tame Impala, The Mountain Goats, Two Gallants and more.
The December issue of Uncut is out today (Tuesday, October 23).