Tuesday 13 September 2011

The Jesus and Mary Chain: Loud, Spotty and Weird

The Mary Chain were Smash Hits' cover stars, 16-29 July 1986.
"Obviously I find him incredibly irritating like today and obviously he does with me too. When I was younger, I used to pour boiling water over his back."

"When we make a record," fumes Jim, "it should go to number one."

"I couldn't even lift a TV," laughs William. "We've never been smash-up-hotel-room-types," agrees Jim. "If I go into a hotel room and the towels aren't properly arranged, I complain."

"When the group's gone, we'll have left behind these wonderful records and they will always be remembered. They might not get into the charts but so what?"


  1. thanks x
    the mary chain since shared this on their twitter and facebooks
    me too

  2. http://youtu.be/Kxx4LoX1_qk

    "Little Red Rooster" proves that the Mary Chain was the greatest cover band of their day.