The Sweet epitomised the UK 70s Glam Rock movement with their trademark glitter and glam make-up. The Sweet were also a force to be reckoned with in pure rock music terms too. The Hits stand the test of time and the current line-up with original guitarist Andy Scott still keep the audiences shouting for more!
By Dave Ling October 25, 2017 From Little Willy to a six-foot, confetti spewing penis, The Sweet had it all… except for the credibility they craved. Were these critically derided glam tarts really rock gods after all? “We were like four dissipated old whores,
MR: Andy, How the heck are you? AS: I’m absolutely fine, how’s the weather? MR: Well, today it’s a little rainy. AS: What you think of rain, we’ve had here…real rain, you know? MR: Oh, then you’re calling from Britain? AS: Yes, definitely. MR: You’re always on tour
“We are absolutely obsessed with being the best songwriters in the world” – interviewed in 1974 by Nigel Thomas Nowadays there’s a small group of people who seem to have been handed a season ticket for that Golden Three enclosure. The Sweet.
Can it really be half a century since the pre-glam incarnation of The Sweet threw their first chord shapes, and 45 years since the era-defining ’Blockbuster’ saw the band in their pomp top the UK charts? What’s more, it’s been 55 years
Andy Scott – Sweet – Uber Rock Interview ExclusiveWritten by Jim Rowland (C) Uber Rock The good people at Angel Air are ‘Sweet 16’ this year, and one of the things they are doing to celebrate is reissuing a couple of Sweet-related albums