Unison Music confirms release date of Babybird’s The Pleasures of Self-Detruction, and Stephen Jones himself is currently formulating ideas for two new videos.
Babybird plays the last announced gig at the sold-out Isle of Wight festival on September.
Hit songs that hurt
Jun 28, 2010
The misunderstood artist is a figure almost as old as art itself. Just as history shines an eternal light on the occasional McCartney or Shakespeare, Yesterday or Hamlet, so it buries forever the names and works of thousands more. Not long forgotten, just never known in the first place. Honest souls who diligently toiled away at their craft, but were ultimately destined to live embittered lives of ever-growing cynicism as their genius remained forever unrecognised by the cruel world beyond their four walls.
Interview: Just how personal is Drug Time and what’s the story behind Failed Suicide Club? Stephen Jones talks about how Ex-Maniac feels like a new start in a conservative sex-obsessed industry.
Exclusive interview: Stephen Jones is nervous before the release of Babybird’s first album in four years. But there’s a safety net when a movie star is involved. Learn what Stephen likes best about Ex-maniac, how he finds life on the road with a group of middle-aged men. Continue reading »