Badly Drawn Boy

  • Film

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Nick Drake's Pink Moon turns forty

    In his best selling book Killing Yourself to Live, Chuck Klosterman asserts that "the best career move any musician can make is to stop breathing." When examining Kurt Cobain's post-mortem transformation from junkie dad to iconic voice of a generation, Klosterman notes that the suicide told everyone ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Badly Drawn Boy

    Born in the U.K. (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Operation Rebound

    Gomez finds its footing again with How We Operate.

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Syd Matters

    Syd Matters (V2)

  • Music

    September 8, 2005
  • News

    June 23, 2005
  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Grime Pays

    Dizzee Rascal brings his very British sound to the States.

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Son, Ambulance

    Key (Saddle Creek)

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    Badly Drawn Boy

    One Plus One Is One (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    December 18, 2003


    Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • Music

    February 20, 2003

    In the Key of Free

    Pianist Brad Mehldau opens up on Largo.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Hugh Fidelity

    Grant grows from a badly drawn Boy to a man in charming fashion.

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    Janeane's World

    Janeane Garofalo on music, comedy and the fight against Hollywood typecasting.

  • Music

    May 3, 2001


    As Badly Drawn Boy, Damon Gough colors outside the lines.

  • Music

    September 24, 1998

    Say Unkle

    Mo Wax founder James Lavelle tries to explain Unkle, the sort-of band behind one of the year's most flamboyant albums.