❉ Martin Ruddock traces the genesis of Space Oddity, released 50 years ago today.
❉ The renowned producer and arranger tells We Are Cult’s Eoghan Lyng about working with Percy Thrillington, aka Paul McCartney.
❉ It is tempting to consign Sky to that enduring but beige ‘easy listening’ category, but to leave it at that would be overly simplistic. There is much in here to beguile and intrigue.
❉ As Jeff Wayne’s phenomenally successful musical epic celebrates its 40th anniversary, we chat with its creator.