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Vinny Peculiar


Interviews


Interview (2020)

Vinny Peculiar - Interview

Cult singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar talks to John Clarkson about his latest solo album 'While You Still Can' and his forthcoming next projects.


Interview (2019)

Vinny Peculiar - Interview

Singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar talks to John Clarkson about his latest solo album 'Return of the Native', his forthcoming tour and the album he is working on with a new band project.


Interview (2016)

Vinny Peculiar - Interview

Singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar talks to John Clarkson about his new concept album, 'Silver Meadows', which was inspired by his experiences working in various long-stay mental health hospitals during the 1980s and 1990s


Interview (2015)

Vinny Peculiar - Interview

Manchester-based singer-songwriter and cult artist Vinny Peculiar, who will be playing our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' Night, talks to John Clarkson about his new album ‘Down the Bright Stream’


Interview (2014)

Vinny Peculiar - Interview

John Clarkson chats to Manchester-based singer-songwriter and cult musician Vinny Peculiar about his new compilation album, ‘The Root Mull Affect’


Interview (2007)

Vinny Peculiar - Interview

Once described by 'Uncut' magazine as 'the Tony Hancock of pop', Mancurian musician Vinny Peculiar is about to release his seventh album, 'Goodbye My Angry Friend'. He speaks to Anthony Strutt about it, and his band which includes ex-Oasis guitarist Bonehead and former Smiths drummer Mike Joyce


Features

The Image That Made Me Weep (2020)

Vinny Peculiar - The Image That Made Me Weep

In our new series 'The Image That Made Me Weep', we are inviting a different guest with each edition to write of a music image that has had an impact on them. Singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar writes about a photograph of his uncle Jim Wilkes, who was a trad jazz musician.


Broadcast, Glasgow, 22/9/2016 and Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 23/9/2016 (2016)

Vinny Peculiar - Broadcast, Glasgow, 22/9/2016 and Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 23/9/2016

We profile two Pennyblackmusic shows with singer-songwriter and musician Vinny Peculiar at Broadcast in Glasgow on Thursday September 22nd and at the Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh on Friday September 23rd


Reviews


While You Still Can (2019)


Irreverent and frequently hilarious but also thought-provoking new album from singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar about the current political landscape


Return of the Native (2018)


Evocative fourteenth solo album from English cult singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar which was inspired by him returning to live in his childhood home of Worcestershire


Silver Meadows (2016)


First-rate concept album from English singer-songwriter and musician Vinny Peculiar, which was inspired by his experiences in the 1980s and early 1990s working as a mental health nurse


Down the Bright Stream (2015)


Fantastic latest solo album from under-rated Manchester-based singer-songwriter, Vinny Peculiar


The Root Mull Affect (2014)


First-rate literate pop on new retrospective from Manchester-based singer-songwriter and cult artist, Vinny Peculiar


Other People Like Me (2011)


Superb ninth album from diverse Manchester-based singer-songwriter, Vinny Peculiar


Sometimes I Feel Like a King (2009)


Superb eighth album from always diverse Manchester-based singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar who has played with ex-Oasis guitarist Bonehead and former Smiths members, Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce and Craig Gannon, in the past


Goodbye My Angry Friend (2007)


Accomplished seventh album from Mancurian singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar, whose current band includes Mike Joyce from the Smiths on drums and on guitar Bonehead from the original line-up of Oasis


The Fall and Rise of Vinny Peculiar (2007)


Fabulous, wryly witty fifth album from Manchester-based musician Vinny Peculiar, whose band includes ex-Smiths members Mike Joyce and Craig Gannon and whose music comes from a similar territory to that group


Whatever Happened To Vinny Peculiar ? (2005)


Intriguing collection of out takes from Vinny Peculiar, the nom de plume for Birmingham-based musician Alan Wilkes, some of which feature ex-Smiths members Mike Joyce, Andy Rourke and Craig Gannon


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Interviews

Parlour Flames
Interview Parlour Games - Interview

Manchester-based singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar and former Oasis guitarist Bonehead chat to John Clarkson about their new band Parlour Flames and forthcoming eponymous debut album


Live

Parlour Flames
Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 3/6/2013 Parlour Flames - Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, 3/6/2013

John Clarkson watches Parlour Flames, the new band of former Oasis rhythm guitarist Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs and cult Manchester-based singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar, play an electrifying set at the Voodoo Rooms in Wdinburgh


Features

Pennyblackmusic Bands Night
Macbeth, London, 12/6/2015 Miscellaneous - Macbeth, London, 12/6/2015

We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands' night which will take place at the Macbeth in London, and will include sets from the Band of Holy Joy, Vinny Peculiar and The Black Site







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