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   Articles & Interviews 2007 - 2015

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-  Local backups of the web pages, in case the external website is taken down

2007-Oct-01   Under the Radar   Miki Berenyi Interview

Miki granted her first interview in 10 years to this excellent US-based music publication. Her eloquent, honest, spot-on responses answer many questions Lush fans had been asking for years. Its an absolutely brilliant interview.

The print version of Under the Radar included a much shorter version of this on-line interview.

2007-Dec-14   VPME Music Blog   Miki's Favourite Christmas Songs

Miki lists her favorite Christmas songs for the VPME Music Blog, and its a very cool list indeed! In typical Miki fashion, she is kind enough to include some personal background on each song.


2008-Jan-25   VPME Music Blog   Miki Berenyi Interview

In this VPME Music Blog interview, only her second in 10 years, Miki answers many more long-standing questions. And once again her honesty, eloquence and humor shine through. This superb interview is a must-read for all fans of Lush.

Parts 2 and 3, published a week later, consist of many never-before-seen Lush photos from Miki's personal collection, including her commentary for each one!



Part Two - Photos
Part Three - Photos

2008-May-24   VPME Music Blog   Miki Talks About the Lush Videos

The VPME had the brilliant idea to ask Miki for her thoughts on each of the Lush music videos. And Miki does not disappoint, with typically funny and interesting answers.


2008-Jun-20   VPME Music Blog   Emma Anderson Interview

An excellent new interview with Emma.


2008-Jul-03   VPME Music Blog   Phil King Interview

An excellent and very in-depth new interview with Phil, full of great never-before-heard stories and insights.


2009-Jun-10   MOJO Magazine   Britpop Special Issue

Lush appears throughout the magazine:

  • The timeline includes the release of Lovelife and death of Chris, with a prominent photo of the band.
  • There's a beautiful full-page photo of Miki in the Split taxi.
  • Lovelife is featured very prominently in the article 60 greatest Britpop Albums, with a very positive review.

Of course Lush wasn't really a Britpop band, but this recent exposure is still great.


2010-Mar  Spin Magazine   Where Are They Now

Miki talks about the transition from being in a band to an office job,
with her usual honesty and humor.


2010-Apr-02  The Quietus
All That Useless Beauty: 20th Anniversary Of Lush's Mad Love

A re-appraisal/appreciation of Lush, with quotes from Miki and Phil.

2010-May-16   VPME Music Blog   Mad Love 20 Years on!

An interview with Emma and Miki, including their thoughts on a possible reunion. And with STEVE, for the first time since he left the band!


2010-Jul-30   Adequacy.net   Interview with Seinking Ships

An interview with Seinking Ships (Eric Mathews and Christopher Seink) about their new CD Museum Quality Capture, including Miki who did guest vocals on 3 tracks.


2012-Apr-28   ConsequenceOfSound.net   Dusting ‘Em Off: Lush – Lovelife

A fantastic look back at Lovelife..


2012-Jun-23    Penny Black Music  Phil King Interview

A rare in-depth interview with Phil about his entire career.

Part 1   Part 2


2012-Jun-29    ConsequenceOfSound.net  Interview: Emma Anderson

A facinating brand new in-depth interview with Emma!


2013-May-18    TheVerge.com  The Clasics: Lush 'Spooky'

A wonderful look back at Spook, in a very unexpected place.

The Verge is one of the leading technology websites in the US and its great to see Lush appear in such an usual venue.


2014-Sep-23   ghostlifeghostlife   Split 20th Anniversary Interview

The ghostlifeghostlife blog publishes an extensive "Split 20th Anniversary" interview with Miki, Emma, AND Phil.

One of the best Lush interviews, great questions and great answers!


2015-Apr-28   Under the Radar  Miki Berenyi and Emma Anderson on “Lovelife” and the Last Days of the Band


First appeared in the September/October 2014 issue (#51) of the print version of the magazine.

2015-Apr-29   Under the Radar   Miki Berenyi and Emma Anderson on “Split”

Only appeared in the web version of the magazine.

2015-June    Art Decades Magazine, Issue 4   A Special Tribute to Lush

Features a comprehensive 20-page special section on Lush, published a few months before they announced the 2016 reunion.

The special section starts with a Lush appreciation by the publisher, and ends with essays on each of the albums and compilations. The issue is dedicated to the memory of Chris, with remembrances by Emma and Miki, who recollects the first time she met him.

There are in-depth interviews with Miki and Emma, including questions and answers not seen in anywhere else. Miki and Emma comment on many of their songs individually, that on its own makes this issue worth purchasing.

This magazine belongs in every Lush fan's collection! Available on Amazon US and UK, and eBay.

Click on the thumbnails to enlarge images and flip through the pages
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1 Cover 2 Dedication 3 Dedication 4 Alternate Cover 5 Photo Spread 6 Photo Spread
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7 Preface 8 Photo 9 Emma 10 Emma 11 Emma 12 Emma
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13 Emma 14 Cover Stories 15 Miki 16 Miki 17 Miki 18 Miki
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19 Miki 20 Miki 21 Albums. 22 Albums.    

The pages from this print-only magazine are included here with the generous permission of the publisher.
These scans don't do justice to the print version which is a true collectable and belongs in every Lush fan's collection!


Reunion-related articles published during this time are listed seperately in the Reunion Reunion Articles and Interviews sections




 Dedicated to the memory of Chris Acland   

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