Hot Press Issue 45-04: Imelda May & Wild Youth (Flip Cover Special)
HOT PRESS ISSUE 45-04: IMELDA MAY & WILD YOUTH (FLIP COVER SPECIAL)
This is a Flip Cover Special – featuring Imelda May (front cover) and Wild Youth (back cover).
As Imelda May and Wild Youth unleash their highly anticipated new projects on the world, we sat down with the acclaimed Irish acts to bring you two action-packed interviews.
Imelda is back – and bolder than ever – with her star-studded sixth studio album, 11 Past The Hour. From her home in England, she reflects on feminism, love, the far-right, rejecting Catholicism, embracing paganism, and her creative camaraderie with Bono.
As they release their acclaimed second EP,Forever Girl, Wild Youth’s Conor O'Donohoe and David Whelan open up about online trolling, mental health, fans, vaccines, and living in the moment.
You can also expect interviews with Marianne Faithfull, Dropkick Murphys, girl in red, John Spillane, Declan O’Rourke and more. Plus – we take an in-depth look at the impact of Covid-19 on the Irish music industry, and talk to a selection of key players about the future of live entertainment on these shores.