Ed O’Brien: ‘I had to let go of what others would think’
The Radiohead guitarist could be forgiven for being upset that Covid-19 has scuppered his plans for touring his first solo album, but as he recovers from the virus himself, he is happy just to have the record out in the world
“You’re all in darkness. Have you got your camera on? You’re trying to unnerve me!"
Now here's a situation your correspondent never imagined finding herself in – being strong-armed into turning her camera on, to complement the existing audio, for a Zoom interview with Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien. Yes, that Radiohead and that Ed O'Brien, named as one of the best guitarists in the world by Rolling Stone magazine, and...
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Album reviews: Kings of Leon, Zara Larsson, Edel Meade
The veteran US rockers, a Swedish pop sensation and an Irish singer/songwriter taking a novel approach are all reviewed this week
Classical Notes: A modern treat dressed in a baroque ’n’ roll scandal
Giusto Ferdinando Tenducci was a famous Italian singer of the early baroque period who eloped with the teenage daughter of a leading Dublin lawyer, causing consternation in high society