sam fender Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

Why artists are finally hitting the pause button

20th November 2022

How will the music industry adapt to artists pulling out of headline tours due to personal reasons? The lifestyle of a music artist – turning up to interviews and sold-out shows on little to no sleep, and surviving on caffeine and microwavable meals – is often glamourised. But it is sure to reach a state ...

Death of the rock star

20th September 2022

How rock ‘n’ roll can you truly be when your promoter is begging you to jump on the next TikTok trend? In light of the release of Liam Gallagher and Dave Grohl’s new co-written single Everything’s Electric, taken from the former’s upcoming album, the pair have been extremely complimentary of each other. While describing the ...

Review: Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under

22nd November 2021

Sam Fender mixes introspection, activism, and anthemic musicianship on Seventeen Going Under. CW: Suicide  Recently hailed a Geordie “hero” after his hungover appearance on BBC Breakfast, Sam Fender’s latest album, Seventeen Going Under, has been well worth the wait.  Following his 2019 debut Hypersonic Missiles, Fender quickly became acclaimed for addressing important political is...