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Lush Press Archive
 
   Recorded Interviews 1993-1996

Click on the video stills to play the interviews on YouTube (if available)    

-  Local backups of the audio/video, in case the online version is taken down

 

 Recorded Interviews: 1989-1992  1993-1996  |  1997-Now  |  2016 Reunion 
Split


  Highly Recommended

The audio/video quality of these clips varies greatly - they are from the days of analog TV and VHS tapes!
 

1994 August  Rage Canada   Montreal    
 

Excellent interview from Canada with Miki and Emma.

3:34 minutes

 

1994-Aug-09  KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic   Los Angeles    
 

Fantastic interview with Miki and Chris by Chris Douridas. Miki talks about making Split, where she got the name for Light From a Dead Star, the Gist cover Love at First Sight, dating Chris, coming up with Undertow, lots more.

The previous night they played the infamous Glam Slam show where the power went out (NME article, fan's account) and was rescheduled for the next night.

11:30 minutes

 

 

1994 October  Japan TV   Tokyo  
 

Very cool but disjointed interview with Miki, Emma, Chris and Phil, recorded while the band walks from Shinjuku Station West to their hotel. The subtitles do not indicate what show this was on.

2:29 minutes

 

 

Lovelife

 

1996 January   Hit Mix   London   
 

Interview with Miki and Emma, on the release of Single Girl.

1:45 minutes

 

1996-Jan-08   BBC's Big Breakfast   London  
 

Miki and Emma interviewed on the release of Single Girl by two puppets named Zig and Zag! They made a second appearance on The Big Breakfast six months later, see below.

4:34 minutes

 

 

1996 February   Shuffle TV Show   Japan   
 

Japan TV Promo spots with Miki and Emma, Chris and Phil, including a signed guitar and T-shirt giveaway with Miki and Emma.

1:48 minutes

 

1996 February   MTV's 120 Minutes  
 

Miki and Emma interviewed by Matt Pinfield.

8:26 minutes
 

 

1996 March   Heartlands   London  
 

Miki, Chris and Phil interviewed at supposedly Emma's "plush pad."

3:27 minutes
 

 

1996 April   Austin Music Network    Austin  
 

Complete Interview

9:28 minutes

 
Part 1
 
Part 2

 

1996-Apr-16  KROC   Los Angeles    
 

Interview with Miki and Chris. They talk about the in-store performance that was coming up later the same day at the Tower Records in LA. Miki also talks in detail about the infamous Glam Slam fiasco the last time they played in LA (NME article, fan's account).

13:40 minutes

 

 

1996 May   MTV's Alternative Nation  
 

Interview with Miki, Emma, Chris and Phil.

10:15 minutes
 

 

1996-Jun-27   MuchMusic's Break This   Toronto  
 

Complete Interview

Miki interview recorded May 1996 at MuchMusic in Toronto, Canada.

8:00 minutes


(YouTube clip includes only the first 3 minutes)

 

1996-Jun-01   MTV's 120 Minutes at HFStival    Washington, DC   
 

Miki, Chris and Phil interviewed by Matt Pinfield at the WHFS annual music festival at RFK Stadium.

2:39 minutes

 

 

1996-July-18   BBC's Big Breakfast   London  
 

Miki and Emma interviewed for the second time by two puppets named Zig and Zag. See above for their first appearance.

1:52 minutes

 

1996-July-22   Dear Davina Show   London  
 

Davina McCall Interviews Miki, Emma, Chris and Phil on the release of the 500 single

3:20 minutes

 

 

1996-Aug-15   MuchMusic's The Wedge   Toronto   
 

Miki and Emma interview, including some fun and unusual questions.

4:23 minutes

 

1996 September   Rock the Vote PSA  
 
Public Service Announcement for Rock the Vote, an organization that aims to get young people to vote. Its unknown where this was recorded.

0:30 minutes

 

1996-Sep-08   First Cut TV   San Francisco  
 
Very brief interview with Miki, followed by a performance of Ladykillers and 500. Recorded the day after their show at the Fillmore. They looked (and were) exhausted, after a grueling year of non-stop touring mostly in the US.

Included here only because it was Lush's very last TV appearance (until the 2016 reunion) and just 1 month before the tragic end....

7:30 minutes

 

 

 

 

 

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