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Formerly of mid 90s electro-indie bands The Auteurs and Black Box Recorder, this legendary front man has gone solo with a hip-hop/pop pastiche sound to play to a well establised following of fans.

Relentlessly highbrow, Haines's dark-but-mischievous lyrics typically fall into three groups: musings on obscure Anglicana (The Mitford Sisters, Freddie Mills is Dead), bitter attacks on modern society, particularly the arts (The Death of Sarah Lucas, Christ) and twisted 1970s anti-nostalgia (Leeds United, Here's to Old England) - with… read more

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  • A Badger Called Nick Lowe.
  • vv yes maybe you are right, anyway the real great thing is that he make one record almost every year since 2009 and with his very high standards as always
  • "He is really great" is exactly the reason he didn't make it big. "Big" being relative, of course.
  • Can't stop kissing up to this man. Just brilliant.
  • i don't know why he didn't make it big..he is really great
  • Have some scrobbling prob with this genius, every album comes as 'Haines, Luke' althougt my artist is no set like that, am I the only one?
  • A few thoughts on "Rock And Roll Animals"... http://nigeyb.tumblr.com/post/56778976387/luke-haines-rock-and-roll-animals-2013
  • http://www.last.fm/music/Luke+Haines/+images/91878049
  • Rock n Roll Animals is so good.
  • For the vinyl junkies, the EP is also released as a limited edition 7”. Pre-order from Cherry Red Records here: http://smarturl.it/lukehainesep

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