4 Jan 2014

Adrian Belew

From Access All Areas, 3:15 pm on 4 January 2014

Adrian Belew got his first break with Frank Zappa in 1977, playing rhythm guitar and doing a Bob Dylan impersonation on Zappa's Sheik Yerbouti album.

Since then he has recorded a multitude of albums, and lent his distinctive guitar sound to David Bowie, Paul Simon, Talking Heads, Herbie Hancock, Nine Inch Nails and Laurie Anderson, and spent nearly 30 years as guitarist and vocalist with King Crimson. He recently reunited with members of King Crimson past and present in The Crimson ProjeKCt.

Trevor Reekie talks to Adrian Belew about his multifaceted career and love of sound.