Chris Difford

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Squeeze's Chris Difford on England, John Cale, and the Paul McCartney-Produced Record That Never Came to Be

    Coachella is a weird beast: In addition to hotly tipped acts like Avicci and Justice, big name standard bearers like Radiohead and The Black Keys, and holy-hell-they're-reuniting bands like Refused and At the Drive In, there's always a few bands that have just kept soldiering on, whose break-ups and ... More >>

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Haul the Dreck

    It seems every fa-la-la-la-lousy Christmas recording is in light rotation, but not these holiday turkeys

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Oh, Mann

    Three years and one bad record deal later, Aimee Mann returns -- with two wonderful records

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    On the Lightfoot

    Ron Sexsmith follows in the unfashionable path of his Canadian idol, and makes an art of understatement

  • Music

    February 18, 1999

    Stompin' at Balboa

    Phoenix Jazz Orchestra launches its assault on Tempe after only one rehearsal

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    Suicide Squeeze

    Squeeze's messy career might require a scorecard, but few tunesmiths can rival the band's catalogue

  • Film

    February 4, 1999

    Rock of Aged

    Still Crazy's band on the rerun is worth a spin