Tuesday 20 March 2018

Hair Raising - other musicians whose hair has attracted attention

Bono's 1980s mullet
Bono's 1980s mullet
Ed Power

Ed Power

Dan Smith has attracted a great deal of attention – and no little grief – over his distinctive spiky style. He's not the first pop star whose tonsorial adventures have become an object of general fascination.


Moz is famous for his scathing put-downs, his devastating lyrics but, above all, his mighty quiff.


Nowadays it's all about the mirror-shades. In U2's 1980s pomp, however, Mr Hewson's signature fashion statement was his mullet, a frothy construct as epic as any of The Edge's solos.

Robert Smith

Not only did The Cure invent stadium goth – Robert Smith turned randomly spiky hair into a fashion statement.

Janelle Monae

There are quiffs and then there is the wedge of curls sported by every hipster's favourite RnB singer Janelle Monae.

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