Just over 12 months back I spoke to the Kaiser Chiefs Simon Rix on the eve of the release of their last album, Duck. We talked more music than about his beloved Leeds United, but this time round there was a lot more to reflect on – and to celebrate.
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In this feature length interview the Kaiser Chief talks about the thought process and three year journey for Duck, the state of guitar music in 2019 and why playing at Leeds United’s Elland Road ground has set the club’s fans up for another tilt at promotion to the EPL.
Updated 15.06.19 Tons of new material, including very fresh stuff from Calexico/Iron & Wine, Shellac, Surfjan Stevens, Burial, Roisin Murphy … More
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God knows you shouldn’t believe everything you read on Twitter these days, but when former Kaiser Chief Nick Hodgson posted … More