Artists on the albums that shaped them.
The grime pioneer on how MC Hammer's 1990 album encouraged to him rap in his own accent.
On sale Tuesday 21st November, the new issue of Q is an all-star special. We reveal what happened when Liam Gallagher crossed paths with Ed Sheeran at the Q Awards and speak to a stellar cast about how 2017 has been for them. Also in the issue, we countdown the 50 best albums of the year and catch up with some of the acts who have made Q’s select half-century of 2017.
Have a listen to this…
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club return in early 2018 with their first record in almost four years. Wrong Creatures is an album of swampy, psychedelic blues-rock, the sort of thing the West Coast trio do best. Little Thing Gone Wild is the rattling, excellent first track from it.
Unseen gems from our recent shoots.
Phoenix, shot by Ed Miles exclusively for Q at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, September 2017. An outtake from their feature in Q379, available to buy here.
Modern classics from the Q Magazine archive, reissued.
Brandon Flowers has the perfect rock singer life. And yet behind the façade, everything started to unravel: his group, his music, his wife. Simon Goddard finds him at the dawn of another Killers album, but also at a crossroads, with band members bailing and his family leaving Las Vegas… are The Killers facing the final curtain?