Joni Mitchell

Classic album: Joni Mitchell – Both Sides Now

Joni Mitchell’s concept album of 2000 traces the arc of a relationship from the first flushes of romance (‘You’re My Thrill’), through uncertainty and despair (‘You’ve Changed’), to a tragic end filled with the pathos of her realisation that it…

Brian’s mixtape #34: We Love You Joni

Brian noticed Joni Mitchell’s recent comments about Bob Dylan and he thinks he’s worked it out. Poor Joni is sad because she’s not getting enough attention. And she really isn’t Bob, Neil Young and Johnny Cash get plaudits aplenty but…

Folked Up: Stephen Thomas on Joni Mitchell’s ‘jibe’ against Bob Dylan

Yes, everything about Bob Dylan is a deception. But, really, are we surprised by this? We shouldn’t be. He has, in his time, been a troubadour, a rock star, a poet and a college drop-out. Dylan is notorious for his early-year interviews, during which he would often give conflicting back stories about his past, and where he came from. Since his origins as an artist and a musician Dylan has never been entirely honest with us.

Brian’s mixtape #24: Because We Want To

Readers, we’re a little worried. After his absence a couple of weeks ago, Brian’s been acting a bit strangely. He used to be such a lovely tidy, polite owl but now Brian’s stomping about like a petulant teenager, his roost…