Keane feature in this month's Q

30 Oct 2012
Keane feature in this month's Q

There's an in-depth, 5-page interview with Keane in the new issue of Q Magazine (Q317, December 2012), in which the magazine travelled to Asia to hang out with the band around the recent shows in South Korea and Japan. It also features some great photos, taken by the band's old friend Alex Lake.

The magazine is available from newsagents in the UK now, or digitally from the iTunes Store.

Comments (30)

For a lonely soul, it seems to me that you're having such a nice time You're having such a nice time...=) I'm very happy to love Keane Cause love's such an old fashioned word And love dares you to care for The people on the edge of the Night And love dares you to change our way of Caring about ourselves This is our last dance This is our last dance... hahaha hope to see you soon in Bangkok !

Posted by fASHER at 6:50am, 17 Nov 2012

What is a classic song anyway? One that stands the test of time, does not bow to any fashion trend and delivers a universal message in an exquisite musical form.Sounds like Keane to me! A song that tops the chart for an eternity may only appeal to a small demographic at a given time. Bridge Over Troubled water, brilliant song, my mother loved it but it means little or nothing to my kids. How do you quantify a classic? By sales, by audience response, by the satisfaction of the composer? If the perfect song was penned where would the next challenge come from? I have my own Keane classic, my song, which delivers for me year after year. I'm sure that those who appreciate Keane would point to many a classic. Tim you have written inspired songs from the rousing anthem to the stripped back emotional ballad, timeless poetic and beautifully composed and I hope that you will continue to do so for as long as you feel the magic of creativity. Your audience will tell you time and again just how much your gift is appreciated.

Posted by CAILY at 12:18am, 10 Nov 2012

My Dad once said: 'that's a big tree', on a walk...

Posted by indiegirl1980 at 8:02pm, 09 Nov 2012

I know what you mean 'that's a lovely wall' is just the sort of thing I would say mid conversation if something caught my eye.

Posted by CAILY at 8:29pm, 08 Nov 2012

I love to have that magazine I love the photos of Alex Lake I like to read of you and know how they are and how they think thanks for being in my life I love you and I wish you well.

Posted by rose chaplin at 10:22pm, 05 Nov 2012

Thought it was a great read you guys bring so much joy to so many people from all walks of life i am so happy to hear your music day in day out there is something for every mood love you guys looking forward to seeing you again in Manchester keep up the good work xxx

Posted by ruthie at 9:51pm, 04 Nov 2012

I loved the idea of Tim wandering around the countryside going: 'that's a nice wall'. It was very in depth, I could relate to a lot of it. I think that Tom's parents would've been very consicious of not being seen to show favouritism to their own kids, which is why they treated them the same as everyone else. I can understand why a sensitive child wouldn't see it that way and would feel ignored, but I'm sure that wasn't the intention. Self-depreciation is a very British thing- almost that you get the nasty comments about yourself in first so that no-one else can make them first. It's a defense mechanism but can be quite endearing in people if it's done with enough humour.

Posted by indiegirl1980 at 12:32pm, 04 Nov 2012

I cant believe that Tim thinks he hasn't written that classic song! I have at least 70 classic songs by Keane on my Ipod cant say the same for any other band that I like! Even my 10 year old said that Tim is a genius after hearing Neon on the River! Tom love your singing more than ever and Keane please don't split up - just slow it down a bit you are not as young as you used to be!

Posted by AnnetteM at 8:43pm, 03 Nov 2012

I just got my copy of the magazine!!!!! OMG!!! The photos are beyond amazing and if i may share an excerpt from the interview, this one's from Tim and here it goes, "The choices I've made being in the band have taken a severe toll on the relationships in my life." And this one's from Tom, "KEANE are like the band version of the Paralympics. Utterly disabled but powering through." i adore the photos.....i really hope the band won't split. Really.

Posted by anouk23 at 2:06pm, 02 Nov 2012

Hi guys ! The photos are amazing and beautiful ! How are you ? The tour continues ! Thanks for the blog ! It allows me to follow the tour with you ! You must be tired because you sometimes do three shows to follow ...as Paris ! In any case, the show of Olympia Paris was really great, a very hight quality ! I admire you. Big kisses and stay the same. Thank you for your generosity to your fans. You are very nice ! See you soon ! :-) Florence ( Paris) .

Posted by crEvEtte9578 at 8:25pm, 01 Nov 2012

Me encantaria ir a London city para ver el concierto. Tan próximo a las fiestas navideñas. En Arenas. Recuerdo un concierto en que els escenario eran las teclas del piano. Apoteósico. Ecliptante. Tom and Tim hacen salir los sentimientos i con Richard tocando y siguiendo el ritmo tan bien. La revista me la compraré cuando salga. He preguntado en un quiosco en Las Ramblas de Barcelona y la tendrán. Ya no sé si me estoy convirtiendo en coleccionista de Keane. Me ha marcado un momento difícil de mi vida casi 3 años y no se pueden olvidar. Des de Barcelona un fort petó. Y ojalá podés anar a Londres. Segur que serà un concert preciós.

Posted by OXFORDD at 6:30pm, 01 Nov 2012

@Chi thanks , my dear friend ^_^

Posted by urania.galaxy at 5:52am, 01 Nov 2012

@urania.galaxy It's surely Q317 December. you just need to check Q Magazine website. and you will know that.

Posted by rainborn8228 at 5:21am, 01 Nov 2012

Was trying to read this online then realised that they wanted me to subscribe to it- Duh! Off to the library for me then. Loved the: 'Keane, cheering up the world!' line

Posted by indiegirl1980 at 7:59pm, 31 Oct 2012

I always read Quin Magazine, ha, ha, ha...Tons of amazing photos. Love Keane. Beijos, Regina.

Posted by Regina Brz at 6:40pm, 31 Oct 2012

ISA, from Brasil, São Paulo **** I´ve spent some minutes yesterday looking for the magazine in some stores nearby Paulista avenue, our main centre in the heart of São Paulo, but did not find it yet; probably I will find it today in a book shop that sells absolutely everything in the world, even if they have to bring to you some days afterwards. Let´s see. Great! I do love band Keane! Thanks for sharing this! XXXXX

Posted by Isa at 10:30am, 31 Oct 2012


Posted by Alekeane at 12:22am, 31 Oct 2012

I do hope Keane lasts longer. I love you all so much, guys.

Posted by pskeane at 11:11pm, 30 Oct 2012


Posted by STEPHIE at 10:11pm, 30 Oct 2012

hi my friends *** a interview five pages in this great magazine WHAT HONOR FOR YOU now you are part of large groups ** a few months ago you do not doubt that STRANGELAND you would bring GREAT JOY * I think your a great video recently rewarded Disconnected *I am very happy with you *** I will like enough I get this magazine because the photos look great LOT OF LOVE * BIG KISSES TO ALL

Posted by choupette94 at 8:53pm, 30 Oct 2012

Thank the lord that Q have eventually gotten around to featuring a decent Keane article in their magazine as it's been a while. Now they just need to really pull their finger out & have Keane on the front cover! 6 years is way too long imo. Ange x @angesriddell

Posted by 1FOXYLADY at 8:24pm, 30 Oct 2012

Oh My God!!!! The Killers and Keane featured on a same magazine, that's a must have!!!! I want it soooo bad!!!!!

Posted by crystaldoll at 7:24pm, 30 Oct 2012

5-page feature!!!! A very merry Christmas indeed! i love you, guyz!!!!

Posted by anouk23 at 6:19pm, 30 Oct 2012

i've got to have this issue!!! if this isn't available here in Belgium then i'll get it through iTunes Store.

Posted by anouk23 at 6:16pm, 30 Oct 2012

Look forward to this issue, got my tickets for Edinburgh today!! cannot wait xxxxxxxx

Posted by FABKEANE at 6:08pm, 30 Oct 2012

Brandon Flowers ♥ xD

Posted by M_Is@bel at 6:00pm, 30 Oct 2012

I will order a lot of Q magazines of this issue for keane、for Taiwan and for myself ^_^

Posted by urania.galaxy at 5:13pm, 30 Oct 2012

Excuse me , Is it Q317 December or November , thanks !!

Posted by urania.galaxy at 5:11pm, 30 Oct 2012

I'm surely going to buy Q Magazine!!! Love from Taiwan-Chi x

Posted by rainborn8228 at 4:14pm, 30 Oct 2012

Can't wait for this issue to come rolling into the States! And you gentlemen, too, as a matter of fact! See you all in January in Royal Oak...by sleigh, if necessary!!!!!!! Sherry W., Michigan, USA @sambawoman

Posted by Sherry W. at 4:09pm, 30 Oct 2012

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