Aug 28, 2015
It’s time for another Standard Issue mixtape. This week Claire Jones casts a wistful glance at the songs that helped her through a lonely childhood, and beyond.
Jul 23, 2015
Standard Issue writers are penning a letter to their hometown. Here, Claire Jones begs Manchester for forgiveness following a series of betrayals.
Jul 29, 2015
Standard Issue writers are revisiting a film/book/TV series to see if it’s stood the test of time. As a teenager, Claire Jones fell for 1979 drama The Rose. Has its tale of self-destruction and rock ‘n’ roll excess remained in bloom?