Echo and the Bunnymen

The Brit List: 10 British Bands You May Not Know Are Still Around

Hey, I don’t know what you know, do I? I’ve got this list, right, of bands, yeah? British bands… And a lot of them had hit records on both sides of the Atlantic, some time ago.

’80s Music Week: Five Great British Mopers

You’d imagine creating a career in which people fawn at your feet, and your every thought can recorded and polished and translated into actual vinyl (or CD, depending which end of the decade we’re talking about), would be …

Five Great British Rock Memoirs

Pete Townshend’s autobiography, which has been on the way for something like 20 years, is due in the fall, and we’re pretty sure it’s going to be amazing. He’s clearly been there and done that, and he can spin a …

Ian McCulloch: ‘America is Sexier Than Britain’

When it comes to playing stateside, Echo and the Bunnymen frontman Ian McCulloch can’t get enough. In fact, today’s (May 5) birthday boy recently told SoundSpike that this side of the Atlantic is bit more sexy than his …

Ian McCulloch Wants to Team Up with David Bowie

Duets, you either love ‘em or hate ‘em, but there are some fantastic British ones out there. Some Anglophenia favorites include Dusty Springfield and Pet Shop Boys‘ “What Have I Done to Deserve This,” Kate …

UK Indie Stars Line Up To Appear In New Film

The strange and grimy world of UK indie rock is finally getting the big screen treatment this year. And by the looks of things, it’s going to be a pretty star-studded affair (within the boundaries of, y’know, UK indie rock …

Anglo For Your Ear: Echo and the Bunnymen’s “Lips Like Sugar”

Not their biggest song, but definitely one of their better videos, thanks to the chiaroscuro palette of U2 video director Anton Corbijn. Ian McCulloch looks so cool here. From 1987.

Ian McCulloch Reveals His Inner “Black Man”

Ian McCulloch, frontman of Echo and the Bunnymen, says he’s a”black soul singer in a white man’s underpants.