Picture This: When Johnny Marr met Blondie

Issue 1508

1508

Music legends Johnny Marr and Debbie Harry and Chris Stein from Blondie are hanging out on a Zoom call together, exclusively for The Big Issue.

Their conversation takes in how it feels to be music icons, the Oscars, band bust-ups, US/UK politics and much more. It’s the ultimate music collaboration that will have you in rapture. The amazing cover artwork is by Jimmy Turrell.

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Illustration: Jimmy Turrell

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Also inside this week’s edition

  • We pay tribute to the 1,286 people who died while homeless in the last year
  • There’s an update from frontline aid workers still risking their lives to save others caught in the Ukrainian conflict
  • Bertie Carvel talks about channelling Donald Trump for a new comic/tragic play looking ahead to the next US election
  • Lawrence, who sells the magazine in Chiswick, tells us what it was like to feature on a recent Big Issue billboard campaign
  • And we hear from Bath vendor Ian Duff who introduces us to his new dog Trigger!
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Ian Duff’s new dog Trigger has bedded in well in Bath. Image: Ian Duff

Plus much more!