Sinead O'Connor

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The Big Hurt: My application to have sex with Sinéad O'Connor

Sinéad O'Connor recently posted a rather extraordinary blog entry, titled "IS SINÉAD ABOUT TO HUMP HER TRUCK?"
Not a Nigel!
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 09, 2011

Excerpt: Evening’s Empire by BIll Flanagan

In this chapter, "The Drugs Don't Work," aging rock star Emerson Cutler and his manager, Jack Flynn, are seeking inspiration — and desperately trying to jumpstart his career.
An excerpt from Bill Flanagan’s new novel, Evening’s Empire , the true story of a band that never existed
By BILL FLANAGAN  |  February 05, 2010
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Put your skirt on

Portland's aggressive new frontgal can hit all the notes while she hits you in the face.
Isobell are a girl with style, grace, and muscle
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 22, 2009

Slideshow: Backstage Pass at PMA

Loving obsessive groupie
A photographic story of music
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 26, 2009

Sober as judges

He doesn’t chant, “Yankees suck.” Why should we?

Dropkick Murphys at Paradise Rock Club, March 17, 2008

By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 24, 2008

Lulling, dulling, and calm

Sinéad O’Connor still has a terrific voice, but the diminutive Irish singer did not seem wholly interested in being at the Orpheum Theatre a week ago Monday.
Sinéad O’Connor, Orpheum Theatre, October 22, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 30, 2007


Going on sale: August 3, 2007

Minus the Bear, Toris Amos, Josh Rouse, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 31, 2007

Sinéad O’Connor

Sinéad O’Connor in the confession booth?
Theology | Koch
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  May 29, 2007

Rose Kemp

Rose Kemp’s parents are mainstays of the English folk-rock group Steeleye Span.
A Hand Full of Hurricanes | One Little Indian
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 21, 2007

Free beer

There are certain works of art in the face of which the critic must simply bow his head and weep.
Sam van Aken at Whitney Art Works
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  May 09, 2007

Life begins at 40

I consider myself very lucky to have been introduced to the club scene in the mid ’70s, and I pretty much lived at the Rat, Cantones, the Channel, the Club, etc.
Letters to the Boston editor: November 24, 2006
By LETTERS  |  November 21, 2006

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 32

Sinéad O’Connor | Paradise Rock Club | March 31, 1988
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006

Intergalactic rock

I didn’t really get the Campaign for Real-Time until some time after my lengthy interview with the band. Campaign for Real-Time, "In Your Dreams" (mp3)
The secret behind the Campaign for Real-Time stories
By WILL SPITZ  |  July 18, 2006

Jah Wobble

If Jah Wobble had done nothing more than compose the throbbing, dub-enormous bass line to PiL’s “Public Image,” he’d still be worth his weight in gold.
Folking around
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 31, 2006