MOJO 260 / July 2015

On the eve of Fleetwood Mac's return to UK concert venues – the classic line-up fully quorate for the first time since 1998 – MOJO magazine delivers astonishingly candid interviews with all five members. The free covermount CD is also Mac-themed as we delve into the roots of the band to deliver 15 seminal blues and pop recordings by Elmore James, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, Buddy Holly and more. Also in the new issue: Amy Winehouse, The Rolling Stones, Faith No More, The Clash, Donovan, XTC, Emitt Rhodes, Ben E King, plus the usual superabundance of great features and definitive reviews.


MOJO 260 / July 2015


FREE CD! THE ROOTS OF FLEETWOOD MAC MOJO presents 15 classic tracks that inspired this month’s cover stars. Delving deep into the blues, just like the Mac did as they set their musical foundations, we present classic cuts from Robert Johnson, Elmore James, Howlin’ Wolf, Buddy Holly and more…

Fleetwood Mac All five members of the band speak exclusively to MOJO as Christine McVie rejoins the band after 17 years. Featuring…

Mick Fleetwood! On roots, shoots, Peter Green and more John McVie! A rare interview with the band’s “silent partner” and an introduction to “Harold The Dildo” Christine McVie! The prodigal Songbird on rejoining the flock after her gilded exile Stevie Nicks! The Gold Dust Woman on why the “mystical” Mac’s “romantic spell” will never end Lindsey Buckingham! How to forgive and forget… with caveats

Amy Winehouse As a new film re-examines the singer’s career, MOJO speaks to her family and friends about the music she made, and should have.

Donovan The one time “new Dylan” on pushing back the doors of perception to spearhead a psych revolution.

Faith No More From the underground to MTV Alt Rock poster boys, MOJO hears the story of Mike Patton and co.’s unlikely return.

Emitt Rhodes After illness, depression and a series of Faustian contracts crushed the ’70s pop prodigy, we discover how an outstanding new album is putting right what once when wrong.

The Rolling Stones Charlie Watts on Sticky Fingers.

REVIEWED NEW ALBUMS… Jamie xx / Florence + The Machine / Shirley Inspired / Unhead Songs By Karen Dalton/ Tyler, The Creator / Ash / Jim O’Rourke/ The Vaccines / Slaves / Leftfield / Jeff Beck / Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard / SOAK / and many more / REISSUES… The Rolling Stones / Robin Gibb / Spooky Tooth / James Brown / and many more

PLUS! An exclusive look at new Lee “Scratch” Perry film/ In the studio with Richard Hawley Esq / Vinyl revival? Flexidisc returns! / Duff McKagan scribbles his self portrait/ The Clash swell to a famous five in 1976 / All back to George Clinton’s place / and much more!