Charley Patton – The Voice Of The Delta

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The seven-disc Revenant box set released in 2002 was the ultimate Charley Patton archive for collectors. But for one-tenth of the price of that


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Revisiting the Sugarcubes debut album Life’s Too Good with Björk and Einar: “God is a bathtub!”

It is 1987 and the Sugarcubes’ extraordinary debut single, “Birthday” is galloping up the charts. As the band put the finishing touches to their breakthrough album Life’s Too Good, Melody Maker’s Chris Roberts learns the Icelandic art of creation, and inspiration from Björk, Einar and their cohorts