A late edition of Melody Maker is today’s subject, from June 2000. The magazine stopped publication in December 2000. Radiohead are the cover stars.
Oasis are the main news item as Liam and Noel have had a disagreement about Noel’s plans for a solo album. It only took 11 years for that solo album to become a reality.
There is a Glastonbury themed drinking game to liven up the TV coverage, based on the inevitable cliches such as Jo Whiley describes a band as “Quite possibly, THE band of Glastonbury”
Eadiohead’s concert in Barcelona gets a double page review, as does Cast’s concert in the Isle Of Man.
Reef are the guest singles reviewers, with their review of Spinning Around by Kylie Minogue being simply “Is that the video where she gets her arse out?”