Tag Archives: France

Christine and the Queens – Manchester Apollo

She may be less than five feet tall, but Héloïse Letissier commands a mighty on-stage presence, endearing and quirky yet very much in charge and assured. I’m guessing that state of mind only came with life experience, but her worldly-wise … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Magnetic North – in conversation with Simon Tong

Simon Tong may still be best known in some quarters for his guitar and keyboard work with The Verve, but he’s certainly been a busy lad since leaving them in 1999. In fact, that period accounted for just three years … Continue reading

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Road to Rouen – Ben Hatch

For those who enjoyed the last thrilling instalment of life on the open road with the Hatch family – 2011’s Are We Nearly There Yet? (with my review here) – I should stress that the follow-up – Road to Rouen – involves … Continue reading

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