Tag Archives: The Jesus and Mary Chain

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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

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Upside Down – The Best of The Jesus & Mary Chain

The Jesus and Mary Chain release a 44 track ‘best of’ next week. Alongside all the obvious tracks you’d expect, the album also features two rare tracks including the 2008 recording of “All Things Must Pass” (recorded for the NBC TV programme “Heroes”) and “45 Read more

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Playlist – Creation Singles 1 to 50

A few years ago Stylus Magazine wrote an article called ‘Shine On’ about the first 50 singles on Creation. Well, at last here’s a chance to hear all them tracks in a playlist.