In this issue
"My boobs keep falling out!" Two and a half years after her debut Alright, Still Lily Allen's free-spirited attitude remains fully intact. Q spends a whirlwind press-day with Lily dodging paparazzi and talking older men, lap dancers and of course, Barack Obama.
"I was in Oxfam the other day and saw an ordinary polyester suit and it was £75. There's a recession on. Where's the charity?" Franz Ferdinand offer grooming, cooking and dieting tips to curious readers.
The Stone Roses
"Within a fortnight of Top Of The Pops, I'd been introduced to every gangster in Manchester." Q catches up with Ian Brown in a west London café to commemorate The Stone Roses' still-essential debut, twenty years on.
With a mantelpiece groaning under the weight of their award haul, Q speaks to Elbow frontman Guy Garvey to track his progress from Kevin The Teenager to "sweet old teddy bear Guy." Surreal contribution comes from celebrity fan, Dirk Benedict.
Pet Shop Boys
Basking in the glory of an Outstanding Contribution Brit Award, Q gives the grand old men of British pop music a soapbox to lament Pierce Brosnan's "dreadful" singing and the disappearing principles of popstars.
"I don't know any f***ing 'guys'. I've never hung out with f***ing 'guys' in my life. Everyone I hang out with is a geezer." Mercifully, there's still only one Liam Gallagher. Q travelled to Amsterdam to witness a vintage Oasis set and a rare all-night boozing session.