Tag Archives: The Jesus and Mary Chain

Glasgow - The Outsiders

Watch Glasgow – The Outsiders documentary

Last year I mentioned a Channel 4 documentary about the Glasgow DIY scene of the early to mid-80s and The Splash One night that ran in the city from 85-86. The documentary is now online for you to watch below.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain to tour ‘Psychocandy’

This year marks 30 years since the Jesus and Mary Chain released their debut single ‘Upside Down’ on Creation and NME reports that the band are to take their 1985 album ‘Psychocandy’ on the road and play a handful of UK dates later this year.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain to release 11 album vinyl box set

On 2nd December, The Jesus And Mary Chain Vinyl Collection will be released through Demon Records, exclusively for European customers via the new store (www.myplaydirect.com/jesus-and-mary-chain). Limited to 1500 numbered copies, the collection will include the 6 studio albums, 2LPs of BBC sessions, a live BBC Read more

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Jesus and Mary Chain expand back catalogue

The six studio albums by The Jesus and Mary Chain released between 1985 and 1998 will be reissued as expanded 2CD+DVD packages that include B-sides, live sessions, TV appearances and rare material. Slicing Up Eyeballs reports the reissue series — by the Edsel imprint of Read more

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Listen: Alan McGee interview on Radio 2

Alan McGee gave a great interview with Jo Whiley on Radio 2 this week, Jo was as enthusiastic as ever and played tracks by the House of Love, Primal Scream, Jesus and Mary Chain and Oasis. In the interview they discuss the Television Personalities, the Read more

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The Jesus and Mary Chain family tree

Between 1983 and 1998 The Jesus and Mary Chain undertook many line-up changes from their Creation debut single until their final album back on Creation in 1998. Although the band briefly reunited for some gigs a decade later, this family tree features all the changes Read more

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Jesus and Mary Chain feature on Autumn Watch

Those of you who are based in the UK will possibly be familiar with a nature show on BBC2 called Autumn Watch. The show features Chris Packham as he observes the changes of the season within the countryside. Chris is also a big music fan Read more

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Jim Reid appears on 6Music

Jesus and Mary Chain frontman Jim Reid today appeared on 6Music’s ‘The First Time’ show. The broadcast which lasted an hour can be listened to for the next 7 days in the UK on the BBC 6Music website by clicking here. In the show Jim Read more

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Jim Reid talks about Psychocandy 25 years on

November 1st marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Psychocandy, the Jesus & Mary Chain’s debut album. To celebrate Jim Reid has given an interview to the Von Pip Musical Express where he talks about the album comparing it to “an old photograph” and Read more