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An interview with Adrian Edmondson: introducing new album Mud, Blood and Beer by his band The Bad Shepherds

Comedian Adrian Edmondson boasts many strings to his bow: as a musician with The Bad Shepherds he rearranges well known punk tunes into foot stomping folk and their new album is out now. I caught up with him to find out more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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The Bad Shepherds by Lizzie Donegan at New Good Studio.

Readers of my generation will no doubt best know Adrian Edmondson for his role in the seminal 80s TV comedy The Young Ones, but it turns out that this polymath is also an accomplished musician. The Bad Shepherds was formed in 2008, infusing classic 80s punk tunes with a riotous folk sensibility, and this August they released their third album on Adrian's own Monsoon Music label. Snarfle and I have spent many a morning dancing around the living room to Mud, Blood and Beer - a foot stomping pean to festival culture and all that it entails. I asked Adrian some questions…

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