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Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum Pianist and jazz singing sensation Jamie Cullum dropped into the Portsmouth Guildhall on last month. Mayhem! got exclusive backstage access ahead of his show and chatted one to one to find out more… Momentum is your sixth album; can you tell us about it? It’s my first album where I’ve contributed 90% original songs. I didn’t start out to make a...

Birdy

Birdy

Birdy has been busy over the past year having written/co-written all 11 tracks on her new album. Collaborating with some of the biggest names in the business. Following her latest release we catch up with Birdy to find out more… Since emerging onto the scene in 2011, Birdy has risen to pop stardom and picked up many accolades along the way. Her debut single,...

GOLDFRAPP

GOLDFRAPP

Goldfrapp – Tales of us. Is Tales Of Us a “city album”, where do you think the characters from the songs live? ‘Jo’ is definitely set in a city, so is ‘Stranger’. But a lot of them are set in nature. So there’s a mixture. Often my dreams are set in nighttime, so that inspired some of the songs and particularly the visuals for the album....

The Illusionist!

The Illusionist!

The Illusionist Ahead of this groundbreaking touring show, we chat exclusively with Andrew Basso, one of the most talented illusionists makes waves across the world. Can you tell us about your first ever encounter with the illusionary world and how it made you want to become an illusionist? My first encounter with magic or illusion happened when I was 7 years...

Newton Faulkner

Newton Faulkner

  Newton Faulkner “I still want to be Batman” With his fourth album now in stores, Newton Faulkner’s name is on everyone’s lips. By installing cameras in his house, the musician let fans observe the production of his new album, Studio Zoo. Mayhem! talked to the solo artist about his career to date – and what the future might bring. You learned to play...

Naomi Watts – A Royal Challenge

Naomi Watts – A Royal Challenge

The life of Diana, Princess of Wales, was fascinating for millions of people worldwide. Not only was she a royal icon – Diana was a source of inspiration, a trend-setter, something of a style guru but ultimately, as human as the rest of us. She was never out of the papers when she was alive, and still appears regularly – testament to her enduring appeal. Diana,...

Robert Webb…

Robert Webb…

Robert Webb comes clean on the long awaited new season of Peep Show. It’s nearly two years since the last series and you’d be quite forgiven for thinking Peep Show had long got the chop. Fortunately, a new season is only weeks away with a ninth already commissioned for next year, so fans can breathe easy. But the question is – why have we had to wait for...

Ellie Goulding…

Ellie Goulding…

We caught up with Ellie Goulding in our November issue. We have provided you with a nice preview here, to read the full interview please click here to go to our online back issue. We catch up with British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding this month as she talks about what we can expect from her second album ‘Halcyon’, the latest on her relationship with US...

Eclairious…

Eclairious…

Jenny’s been on the scene for many years and is a familiar face to most of us. She’s on tour and heading to Fareham this month with her brand new material. Having survived the jungle and Celebrity Masterchef she tells ‘Mayhem!’ in our exclusive one to one how it all began. Your real name is Jenny Clare Hargreaves but you’ve always been known as Jenny Eclair,...

Russell Howard…

Russell Howard…

Making a name for himself on the other side of the Atlantic hasn’t changed quirky Bristolian stand-up Russell Howard. Not one jot. A seventh series of his hit comedy show Russell Howard’s ‘Good News’ will air later this month, and the ever-mocking 32 year old has no plans to ease off just yet… Russell Howard’s droll, laissez-faire attitude has cultivated...