Saturday June 6, 2020

Food for thought

Feeder have been around since 1994, but while the arena gigs and chart hits have disappeared, the Welsh band are now finding a new audience through streaming platforms such as Spotify and iTunes, writes Tony Clayton-Lea

4th March, 2018
Grant Nicholas: ‘There was never a plan, of course, and there won’t be’ Pic: Shirlaine Forrest/WireImage

What does a once hugely successful rock band do when the arena gigs disappear, the hit songs dry up and the immense fanbase shrinks? According to Grant Nicholas, the mainstay of Welsh band Feeder since its formation in 1994, you do what any creative mind does: you keep on working, irrespective of whether people are knocking on your door or shuffling away from it.

Nicholas is in Dublin for a flying visit, but the brevity of...

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