Stephen Jones is one of Britain’s best singer songwriters. He’s sold over 1.5 millions records, His music is heavenly, his lyrics are sharp and he's up there with Elvis Costello for productivity. And most importantly he's the artist behind NAKED's first ever release!!! This interview takes a long stroll through Stephen's life and music career and is honest, touching and funny. Enjoy!
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For the last six or seven years Stephen Jones (AKA Babybird) has released his music almost exclusively through the Bandcamp platform. At last count (earlier today!) there were 86 releases associated to the Babybird monikor alone, making Mr. Stephen Jones one of the most prolific recording artists currently operating on the planet.
2022 certainly hasn't disappointed as there has already been some startlingly great albums and singles released. These will be featured more heavily in the end of year round up (of course!), but here's what's currently on rotation over here at at NAKED HQ.
We'd like to dedicate NAKED FLAMES #1 to Andy Fletcher from Depeche Mode. Still can't quite believe that he's no longer with us.
Those lovely people at CLASH Magazine asked us for our views on how to become a more eco-friendly vinyl record collector.
Of course, we were only too please to oblige, so here are 5 ways to look after your records and promote longevity for those lovely slabs of wax...