glam rock

The best album of the year so far, by some margin

23 June 2018 9:00 am

Grade: A+ While the young bands plunder the 1980s for every last gobbet of tinny synth and hi-hat, the singer-songwriters…

Glam is back

10 June 2017 9:00 am

Late on the Friday afternoon of The Great Escape — the annual three-day event for which the London music industry…

Marc Bolan of T. Rex, on Top of the Pops, 1973

Does anyone really want to read 650 pages on glam rock?

1 October 2016 9:00 am

This mighty volume begs a question, although it doesn’t ask it, let alone answer it. Does anyone in the known…

He’s in the bestselling show: David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust, New York, 1973

Bowie realised there was more to life than art

16 January 2016 9:00 am

The DJ and sage Mark Radcliffe once said that he didn’t think he could ever like anyone who didn’t love…