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URGE FOR NIGEL: an interview with Nigel Blackwell of Half Man Half Biscuit

Nigel Blackwell of Half Man Half Biscuit fame is an elusive figure in popular music, who has spent many years avoiding interviewers from many prestigious publications, so I feel very honoured that he was happy to answer the questions I had after listening to the latest album Urge For Offal. 1,257 more words

Half Man Half Biscuit, "Urge For Offal"

Within the narrow confines of rock and pop there can’t be many greater antithetical events to occur within the same month as U2 giving everyone… 980 more words

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Album Review - Half Man Half Biscuit - Urge for Offal

There’s a good argument for Half Man Half Biscuit being the greatest indie band of all time. After thirty years they still remain utterly loyal to the tiny Probe Plus record label, releasing thirteen albums and five EPs laden with equal parts pithiness, wordplay and the most spot on cultural references. 657 more words

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Not Forgotten - Half Man Half Biscuit - Cammell Laird Social Club

From mid 80s post-punk beginnings which welded basic musicianship to barbed lyrics about life in Thatcher’s Britain, to a more competent and dynamic sound backing witty and wise wordsmithery throughout the 90s, Half Man Half Biscuit have continued to become slightly more sophisticated as time has gone on, without losing whatever it was that made them great in the first place. 497 more words

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