The Aftershow: Tom Smith Editors

James Hanley

Editors frontman Tom Smith notched up two UK No.1 albums during the band’s noughties commercial heyday. Here, in the midst of their greatest hits tour, Smith relives signing his first label deal, going mainstream and touring with REM – and predicts his own epitaph...

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