MOJO celebrates the 50th Birthday of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – rebooted in 2017 with a thrilling new stereo mix. Paul McCartney tells us how they “vibed” it; Jon Savage on the songs and the significance; Nigel Hartnup relives THAT sleeve shoot; Giles Martin defends his Pepper for the new millennium; and more! Meanwhile MOJO’s covermount CD, Children Of Pepper, brings together mind-blowing tracks by psych inheritors including Ty Segall, Apples In Stereo, Pond, Thee Oh Sees and The Moonlandingz. Also in a bumper issue: remembering Jeff Buckley; saluting Chuck Berry; interrogating Christine McVie; moshing to At The Drive In. Plus: Jack White; Jane Birkin; Paul Weller; Loudon Wainwright III; Otis Redding and Slowdive. MOJO: Fixing A Hole in your record collection since 1993.
The new MOJO magazine boasts a career-spanning confessional by eternal rock renegade and international treasure IGGY POP, in harness with Queens Of The Stone Age’s JOSH HOMME for an extraordinary new album – perhaps his last? A FREE COVERMOUNT CD, Gimme Danger, is compiled by Homme and features Iggy, Mark Lanegan, Masters Of Reality and 11 more tracks of dark and dusty rock. Also in this issue: Joni Mitchell’s sublime ’70s; The Kinks’ Dave Davies on acid and aliens; Damon Albarn’s Mali mission; Carly Simon spills the beans; Pulp slay Glastonbury. Plus: Tracey Thorn, Field Music, Michael Chapman, The Coral, Joe Bonamassa, Joanna Newsom, Hendrix’s flat, farewells to Glenn Frey, Paul Kantner and Dale “Buffin” Griffin. And more Bowie!