It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2018? Over the next month we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 14 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2018.
- Read on for nominees for the monsta for Gig of the year. 2017 winner: Bananarama at Eventim Apollo
WORTH A LOOK?: ****
WHERE?: Eventim Apollo
WHEN?: 12/10, tour runs until 14/10/18 (more dates likely, see link below)
SETLIST: As One; Wastelands; Outsiders; We Are The Pigs; So Young; Heroine; The Drowners; He Is Dead; Tides; Roadkill; Sabotage; Dolly; It Starts And Ends With You; Filmstar; Metal Mickey; Trash; Animal Nitrate; Pantomime Horse; The 2 Of Us; The Invisibles; Flytipping; Beautiful Ones; Life Is Golden
Ask us what our favourite ever gig is and we’d probably say Suede at Portsmouth Pyramids in 1993 because it was the 1st time we felt we had ever found our tribe.
- Read on for reasons including which song Suede played for the 1st time in 26 years
- Dame Eileen Atkins in The Height Of The Storm
There’s Nothing Like A Dame and we loved the film of that name which starred Dame Eileen (pictured above) who appears here in this Florian Zeller drama with Jonathan Pryce (Game Of Thrones) at the Wyndhams 2/10 through 1/12. Tickets
- Read on for reasons including Lady Gaga, Jim Broadbent, Dr Who goes Macbeth and Game Of Thrones in Hampstead
It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2016? Over the next fortnight we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 12 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2016.
- Read on for nominees for the monsta for LP of 2016. 2015 winner: Florence and the Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Last year we awarded our first monstas to the best pop, theatre, film and TV of 2015 in 11 categories.
- Read on for our review of the best of 2016 so far and a preview of what comes next
WORTH A LOOK?: ****
TRACKLIST: When You Are Young; Outsiders; No Tomorrow; Pale Snow; I Don’t Know How To Reach You; What I’m Trying To Tell You; Tightrope; Learning To Be; Like Kids; I Can’t Give Her What She Wants; When You Were Young; The Fur & The Feathers.
Suede premiered their new album and film in November with concerts at Camden Roundhouse which won our monsta for 2015’s best gig. Read More
2015’s best gig:
- SUEDE at Camden Roundhouse 13/11/15
- Read on for the remaining 10 pop, theatre, TV and film winners.
- Suede unleash Night Thoughts album
The premiere of Suede’s new album and film at Camden’s Roundhouse in November made our gig of the year shortlist (winners announced 3/1/16) and on 22/1/16 the band releases ambitious seventh album Night Thoughts. Like Kids is a beautiful (ones), in-the-face reminder for those who’ve not been keeping up.
- Picture courtesy Suede via Facebook. Read on for reasons including David Tennant, Sia and Judi Dench.
It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2015? Over the next fortnight we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 11 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2015. Read on for the nominees for the monsta for gig of the year.