Tag Archives: Smokie

MICK McCONNELL – Under My Skin

February 14, 2017

Stuff Music 2017 Solid sophomore serving from SMOKIE’s six-string shooter – sharp, stinging and… sentimental. It took this guitarist a long time to embark on a solo path, yet while his 2014 debut  felt like a tentative outline of Mick … Continue reading

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October 18, 2015

Angel Air 2015 Surface-scraping survey of Brighton hit-maker’s first five decades in the business of melody. Stellar cameos abound. David Courtney’s songs have long become part of British pop-rock DNA, although there’s more to him than just the hits that … Continue reading

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MICK McCONNELL – My Kinda Heaven

June 25, 2014

Mick McConnell 2011 SMOKIE axeman searches for the higher ground – in good spirits and in a good company. It rarely shows in the pop-rock context he’s been in since 1996, but ‘s six-string foil has an adventurous streak, and … Continue reading

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No SMOKIE without fire: Terry Uttley bio’s out

October 10, 2013

As anyone lucky enough to spend some considerable time in the company of , a bass player – and for many years now, a leader – of British pop rockers SMOKIE, will tell you, this little man with a big heart … Continue reading

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Interview with TERRY UTTLEY (SMOKIE)

May 22, 2013

May 2013 Perhaps, not so obvious to the public eye as it was 35 years ago, but SMOKIE still go from strength to strength and are able to convert even metal heads to their tuneful cause. Just ask the band’s … Continue reading

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