'People love the underdog': Indie success story Idles on their big sophomore album

Ben Homewood

Joe Talbot is doing the washing up. Frankly, getting soapy at the kitchen sink is the last place you might expect to find the frontman of Idles, the Bristol punk five-piece who froth with unbridled energy and are on a rabid mission to spread a message of love, positivity and inclusiveness. But, in the days leading up to the release of the band’s second album Joy As An Act Of Resistance, that’s what he’s doing. Later, he’ll get the hoover ...

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