Odd solo records from indie heroes.
Johnny Borrell Borrell 1 MERCURY, 2013
Horribly mocked for its low sales and verbose titles on its release, the ex-Razorlight singer’s first solo album has grown in stature since, full of imperious theatrical swagger and pub-rock drama.
Graham Coxon The Spinning Top TRANSGRESSIVE,
The ever-restless Blur guitarist – who was also Doherty’s collaborator on 2009’ s Grace/ Wastelands – focuses on psychedelic folk on his seventh solo album.
Jarvis Cocker Further Complications ROUGH TRADE, 2009
With unlikely production from Steve Albini, the Pulp hero’s noisy second record under his own name saw him upside down on the cover and all over the place inside.